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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cedar 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 13,733 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,058 100.0   Native 13,555 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 153 5.0       Born in United States 13,502 98.3
Kindergarten 201 6.6           State of residence 8,790 64.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,563 51.1           Different state 4,712 34.3
High school (grades 9-12) 765 25.0       Born outside United States 53 0.4
College or graduate school 376 12.3   Foreign born 178 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 39 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 147 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 9,473 100.0       Not a citizen 31 0.2
Less than 9th grade 821 8.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,639 17.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,154 43.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 178 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,671 17.6   Europe 43 24.2
Associate degree 239 2.5   Asia 88 49.4
Bachelor's degree 637 6.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 312 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 19 10.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.0 (X)   Northern America 28 15.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,984 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,073 100.0   English only 12,599 97.0
Never married 1,637 14.8   Language other than English 385 3.0
Now married, except separated 7,209 65.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 158 1.2
Separated 162 1.5   Spanish 137 1.1
Widowed 1,048 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 73 0.6
 Female 809 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 144 1.1
Divorced 1,017 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.2
 Female 503 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 78 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,733 100.0
           under 18 years 138 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,962 87.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 86 62.3   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 49 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 67 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,358 100.0   Dutch 310 2.3
Civilian veterans 1,865 18.0   English 1,654 12.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 294 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,584 18.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,995 100.0   Greek 7 0.1
With a disability 188 6.3   Hungarian 4 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,091 100.0   Irish¹ 1,760 12.8
With a disability 1,964 27.7   Italian 164 1.2
 Percent employed 41.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,127 72.3   Norwegian 83 0.6
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 75 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,695 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.1
With a disability 1,231 45.7   Russian 25 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 158 1.2
        Scottish 163 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,984 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.0
Same house in 1995 7,560 58.2   Swedish 152 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,361 41.3   Swiss 9 0.1
 Same county 2,490 19.2   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 2,871 22.1   United States or American 2,674 19.5
  Same state 1,681 12.9   Welsh 85 0.6
  Different state 1,190 9.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 63 0.5   Other ancestries 1,595 11.6
 
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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