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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wabasha County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 21,610 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,671 100.0   Native 21,169 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 366 6.5       Born in United States 21,113 97.7
Kindergarten 308 5.4           State of residence 17,214 79.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,815 49.6           Different state 3,899 18.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,528 26.9       Born outside United States 56 0.3
College or graduate school 654 11.5   Foreign born 441 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 287 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 150 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 14,189 100.0       Not a citizen 291 1.3
Less than 9th grade 952 6.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,086 7.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,317 37.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 441 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,337 23.5   Europe 164 37.2
Associate degree 1,092 7.7   Asia 91 20.6
Bachelor's degree 1,757 12.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 648 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 174 39.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.6 (X)   Northern America 12 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,378 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,920 100.0   English only 19,598 96.2
Never married 3,719 22.0   Language other than English 780 3.8
Now married, except separated 10,680 63.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 334 1.6
Separated 180 1.1   Spanish 439 2.2
Widowed 1,038 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 175 0.9
 Female 794 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 271 1.3
Divorced 1,303 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 0.5
 Female 701 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 55 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,610 100.0
           under 18 years 161 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,367 117.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 51 31.7   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 279 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 337 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,746 100.0   Dutch 304 1.4
Civilian veterans 2,230 14.2   English 1,181 5.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 644 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 111 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,380 52.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,378 100.0   Greek 73 0.3
With a disability 389 7.2   Hungarian 48 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,742 100.0   Irish¹ 2,872 13.3
With a disability 1,591 13.5   Italian 269 1.2
 Percent employed 69.0 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 10,151 86.5   Norwegian 2,942 13.6
 Percent employed 85.8 (X)   Polish 594 2.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,975 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 965 32.4   Russian 45 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 134 0.6
        Scottish 183 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 20,378 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 12,953 63.6   Swedish 1,071 5.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,174 35.2   Swiss 210 1.0
 Same county 3,434 16.9   Ukrainian 43 0.2
 Different county 3,740 18.4   United States or American 895 4.1
  Same state 2,552 12.5   Welsh 89 0.4
  Different state 1,188 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 251 1.2   Other ancestries 1,627 7.5
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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