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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Blaine 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 7,009 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,097 100.0   Native 6,912 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 160 7.6       Born in United States 6,863 97.9
Kindergarten 104 5.0           State of residence 5,733 81.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,062 50.6           Different state 1,130 16.1
High school (grades 9-12) 558 26.6       Born outside United States 49 0.7
College or graduate school 213 10.2   Foreign born 97 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 74 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 4,144 100.0       Not a citizen 23 0.3
Less than 9th grade 342 8.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 542 13.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,161 28.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 97 100.0
Some college, no degree 978 23.6   Europe 21 21.6
Associate degree 400 9.7   Asia 7 7.2
Bachelor's degree 570 13.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 151 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.7 (X)   Northern America 69 71.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,429 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,161 100.0   English only 5,837 90.8
Never married 1,435 27.8   Language other than English 592 9.2
Now married, except separated 2,849 55.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 146 2.3
Separated 79 1.5   Spanish 62 1.0
Widowed 346 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.2
 Female 285 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 283 4.4
Divorced 452 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 1.3
 Female 235 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,009 100.0
           under 18 years 259 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,648 109.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 198 76.4   Arab 13 0.2
        Czech¹ 39 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 51 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,723 100.0   Dutch 70 1.0
Civilian veterans 660 14.0   English 493 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 162 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 81 1.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,488 21.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,978 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 102 5.2   Hungarian 11 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,538 100.0   Irish¹ 444 6.3
With a disability 593 16.8   Italian 34 0.5
 Percent employed 44.5 (X)   Lithuanian 1 0.0
No disability 2,945 83.2   Norwegian 660 9.4
 Percent employed 73.3 (X)   Polish 77 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 864 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 370 42.8   Russian 10 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 67 1.0
        Scottish 121 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 6,429 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,214 65.5   Swedish 215 3.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,174 33.8   Swiss 25 0.4
 Same county 1,258 19.6   Ukrainian 7 0.1
 Different county 916 14.2   United States or American 156 2.2
  Same state 659 10.3   Welsh 20 0.3
  Different state 257 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 41 0.6   Other ancestries 3,390 48.4
 
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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