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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Buffalo 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 42,259 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,318 100.0   Native 41,162 97.4
Nursery school, preschool 691 4.8       Born in United States 40,948 96.9
Kindergarten 548 3.8           State of residence 31,859 75.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,655 32.5           Different state 9,089 21.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,572 18.0       Born outside United States 214 0.5
College or graduate school 5,852 40.9   Foreign born 1,097 2.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 522 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 380 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 24,177 100.0       Not a citizen 717 1.7
Less than 9th grade 965 4.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,653 6.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,441 26.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,097 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,188 25.6   Europe 132 12.0
Associate degree 1,623 6.7   Asia 225 20.5
Bachelor's degree 4,865 20.1   Africa 24 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 2,442 10.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 703 64.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.2 (X)   Northern America 13 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 30.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,470 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,735 100.0   English only 36,841 93.3
Never married 10,933 32.4   Language other than English 2,629 6.7
Now married, except separated 18,094 53.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 967 2.4
Separated 268 0.8   Spanish 1,834 4.6
Widowed 1,906 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 730 1.8
 Female 1,547 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 596 1.5
Divorced 2,534 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 151 0.4
 Female 1,433 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 94 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 42,259 100.0
           under 18 years 244 100.0     Total ancestries reported 48,853 115.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 63 25.8   Arab 154 0.4
        Czech¹ 1,611 3.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,700 4.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,758 100.0   Dutch 1,049 2.5
Civilian veterans 3,372 10.6   English 4,653 11.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 951 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 118 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 18,281 43.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,084 100.0   Greek 97 0.2
With a disability 839 7.6   Hungarian 24 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,113 100.0   Irish¹ 5,213 12.3
With a disability 3,046 13.2   Italian 576 1.4
 Percent employed 68.6 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 20,067 86.8   Norwegian 1,015 2.4
 Percent employed 87.8 (X)   Polish 1,456 3.4
     Population 65 years and over 4,473 100.0   Portuguese 44 0.1
With a disability 1,733 38.7   Russian 256 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 683 1.6
        Scottish 570 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 39,470 100.0   Subsaharan African 22 0.1
Same house in 1995 18,880 47.8   Swedish 3,155 7.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 20,190 51.2   Swiss 231 0.5
 Same county 9,788 24.8   Ukrainian 18 0.0
 Different county 10,402 26.4   United States or American 2,323 5.5
  Same state 7,412 18.8   Welsh 322 0.8
  Different state 2,990 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 50 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 400 1.0   Other ancestries 4,268 10.1
 
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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