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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Golden Valley 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 1,924 100.0
      enrolled in school 505 100.0   Native 1,914 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 11 2.2       Born in United States 1,909 99.2
Kindergarten 33 6.5           State of residence 1,223 63.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 238 47.1           Different state 686 35.7
High school (grades 9-12) 174 34.5       Born outside United States 5 0.3
College or graduate school 49 9.7   Foreign born 10 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 1,278 100.0       Not a citizen 5 0.3
Less than 9th grade 89 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 72 5.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 435 34.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 10 100.0
Some college, no degree 301 23.6   Europe 3 30.0
Associate degree 128 10.0   Asia 3 30.0
Bachelor's degree 227 17.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 26 2.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.4 (X)   Northern America 4 40.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,818 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,534 100.0   English only 1,781 98.0
Never married 354 23.1   Language other than English 37 2.0
Now married, except separated 929 60.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.2
Separated 4 0.3   Spanish 14 0.8
Widowed 136 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 130 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 18 1.0
Divorced 111 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 57 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,924 100.0
           under 18 years 14 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,433 126.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 9 64.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 30 1.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 17 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,375 100.0   Dutch 33 1.7
Civilian veterans 204 14.8   English 151 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 76 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 14 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 991 51.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 414 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 24 5.8   Hungarian 17 0.9
     Population 21 to 64 years 927 100.0   Irish¹ 182 9.5
With a disability 183 19.7   Italian 17 0.9
 Percent employed 63.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 744 80.3   Norwegian 327 17.0
 Percent employed 80.8 (X)   Polish 169 8.8
     Population 65 years and over 362 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 142 39.2   Russian 39 2.0
        Scotch-Irish 24 1.2
        Scottish 24 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,818 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,252 68.9   Swedish 89 4.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 564 31.0   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 180 9.9   Ukrainian 17 0.9
 Different county 384 21.1   United States or American 57 3.0
  Same state 149 8.2   Welsh 2 0.1
  Different state 235 12.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2 0.1   Other ancestries 157 8.2
 
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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