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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wright 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 89,986 100.0
      enrolled in school 25,341 100.0   Native 89,026 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,801 7.1       Born in United States 88,715 98.6
Kindergarten 1,442 5.7           State of residence 73,963 82.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,911 50.9           Different state 14,752 16.4
High school (grades 9-12) 6,449 25.4       Born outside United States 311 0.3
College or graduate school 2,738 10.8   Foreign born 960 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 422 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 470 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 55,234 100.0       Not a citizen 490 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,388 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,194 7.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 20,327 36.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 960 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,907 25.2   Europe 258 26.9
Associate degree 4,554 8.2   Asia 189 19.7
Bachelor's degree 7,493 13.6   Africa 69 7.2
Graduate or professional degree 2,371 4.3   Oceania 1 0.1
        Latin America 313 32.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.1 (X)   Northern America 130 13.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 82,485 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 66,588 100.0   English only 79,842 96.8
Never married 15,682 23.6   Language other than English 2,643 3.2
Now married, except separated 41,898 62.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 895 1.1
Separated 606 0.9   Spanish 1,148 1.4
Widowed 3,130 4.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 491 0.6
 Female 2,592 3.9   Other Indo-European languages 1,129 1.4
Divorced 5,272 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 325 0.4
 Female 2,598 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 76 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 89,986 100.0
           under 18 years 757 100.0     Total ancestries reported 114,786 127.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 259 34.2   Arab 69 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,823 2.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,331 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 61,905 100.0   Dutch 1,599 1.8
Civilian veterans 7,701 12.4   English 4,830 5.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,867 5.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,461 1.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 41,947 46.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 23,794 100.0   Greek 97 0.1
With a disability 1,694 7.1   Hungarian 156 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 50,662 100.0   Irish¹ 10,738 11.9
With a disability 6,817 13.5   Italian 1,279 1.4
 Percent employed 72.3 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.0
No disability 43,845 86.5   Norwegian 13,382 14.9
 Percent employed 86.3 (X)   Polish 4,968 5.5
     Population 65 years and over 7,344 100.0   Portuguese 78 0.1
With a disability 2,765 37.6   Russian 360 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 562 0.6
        Scottish 908 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 50 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 82,485 100.0   Subsaharan African 125 0.1
Same house in 1995 48,134 58.4   Swedish 10,316 11.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 33,999 41.2   Swiss 356 0.4
 Same county 13,685 16.6   Ukrainian 167 0.2
 Different county 20,314 24.6   United States or American 3,310 3.7
  Same state 16,434 19.9   Welsh 247 0.3
  Different state 3,880 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 52 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 352 0.4   Other ancestries 9,681 10.8
 
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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