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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 9,615 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,646 100.0   Native 9,575 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 138 5.2       Born in United States 9,562 99.4
Kindergarten 165 6.2           State of residence 5,462 56.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,377 52.0           Different state 4,100 42.6
High school (grades 9-12) 751 28.4       Born outside United States 13 0.1
College or graduate school 215 8.1   Foreign born 40 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 25 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 6,208 100.0       Not a citizen 15 0.2
Less than 9th grade 608 9.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 416 6.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,496 40.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 40 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,332 21.5   Europe 24 60.0
Associate degree 552 8.9   Asia 4 10.0
Bachelor's degree 572 9.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 232 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 10 25.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.5 (X)   Northern America 2 5.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,022 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,348 100.0   English only 8,798 97.5
Never married 1,538 20.9   Language other than English 224 2.5
Now married, except separated 4,799 65.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.6
Separated 44 0.6   Spanish 139 1.5
Widowed 640 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.5
 Female 542 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 83 0.9
Divorced 327 4.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
 Female 160 2.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 9,615 100.0
           under 18 years 47 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,554 109.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 26 55.3   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 322 3.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 406 4.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,780 100.0   Dutch 133 1.4
Civilian veterans 976 14.4   English 471 4.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 270 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,201 64.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,517 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 147 5.8   Hungarian 15 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,564 100.0   Irish¹ 807 8.4
With a disability 471 10.3   Italian 41 0.4
 Percent employed 69.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,093 89.7   Norwegian 334 3.5
 Percent employed 87.5 (X)   Polish 101 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,755 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 576 32.8   Russian 13 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 24 0.2
        Scottish 77 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,022 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,559 72.7   Swedish 598 6.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,447 27.1   Swiss 52 0.5
 Same county 1,473 16.3   Ukrainian 6 0.1
 Different county 974 10.8   United States or American 414 4.3
  Same state 660 7.3   Welsh 12 0.1
  Different state 314 3.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 16 0.2   Other ancestries 238 2.5
 
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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