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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grant 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 31,002 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,657 100.0   Native 29,967 96.7
Nursery school, preschool 501 5.8       Born in United States 29,763 96.0
Kindergarten 419 4.8           State of residence 17,708 57.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,724 43.0           Different state 12,055 38.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,964 22.7       Born outside United States 204 0.7
College or graduate school 2,049 23.7   Foreign born 1,035 3.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 191 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 629 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 20,350 100.0       Not a citizen 406 1.3
Less than 9th grade 1,868 9.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,321 11.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,922 29.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,035 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,947 24.3   Europe 112 10.8
Associate degree 1,112 5.5   Asia 36 3.5
Bachelor's degree 2,329 11.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,851 9.1   Oceania 12 1.2
        Latin America 807 78.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.4 (X)   Northern America 68 6.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 28,911 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 24,383 100.0   English only 18,310 63.3
Never married 5,570 22.8   Language other than English 10,601 36.7
Now married, except separated 13,528 55.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,707 9.4
Separated 449 1.8   Spanish 10,303 35.6
Widowed 1,859 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,649 9.2
 Female 1,437 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 162 0.6
Divorced 2,977 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.1
 Female 1,600 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 63 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 31,002 100.0
           under 18 years 681 100.0     Total ancestries reported 31,980 103.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 460 67.5   Arab 11 0.0
        Czech¹ 123 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 123 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,871 100.0   Dutch 450 1.5
Civilian veterans 3,969 17.4   English 3,205 10.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 640 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 200 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,173 10.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,186 100.0   Greek 85 0.3
With a disability 501 7.0   Hungarian 23 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,524 100.0   Irish¹ 2,276 7.3
With a disability 3,561 21.6   Italian 652 2.1
 Percent employed 45.5 (X)   Lithuanian 21 0.1
No disability 12,963 78.4   Norwegian 266 0.9
 Percent employed 67.5 (X)   Polish 310 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 4,834 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.1
With a disability 2,078 43.0   Russian 88 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 506 1.6
        Scottish 508 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 44 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 28,911 100.0   Subsaharan African 19 0.1
Same house in 1995 16,916 58.5   Swedish 321 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,763 40.7   Swiss 107 0.3
 Same county 6,913 23.9   Ukrainian 31 0.1
 Different county 4,850 16.8   United States or American 2,394 7.7
  Same state 1,528 5.3   Welsh 157 0.5
  Different state 3,322 11.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 232 0.8   Other ancestries 16,215 52.3
 
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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