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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 2,841 100.0
      enrolled in school 629 100.0   Native 2,803 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 36 5.7       Born in United States 2,799 98.5
Kindergarten 30 4.8           State of residence 2,414 85.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 307 48.8           Different state 385 13.6
High school (grades 9-12) 215 34.2       Born outside United States 4 0.1
College or graduate school 41 6.5   Foreign born 38 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 21 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 2,044 100.0       Not a citizen 17 0.6
Less than 9th grade 374 18.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 170 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 677 33.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 38 100.0
Some college, no degree 463 22.7   Europe 31 81.6
Associate degree 132 6.5   Asia 1 2.6
Bachelor's degree 183 9.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 45 2.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3 7.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.4 (X)   Northern America 3 7.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,714 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,342 100.0   English only 2,337 86.1
Never married 459 19.6   Language other than English 377 13.9
Now married, except separated 1,499 64.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 3.0
Separated 9 0.4   Spanish 16 0.6
Widowed 261 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
 Female 223 9.5   Other Indo-European languages 354 13.0
Divorced 114 4.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 2.8
 Female 46 2.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 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 2,841 100.0
           under 18 years 33 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,279 115.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 5 15.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 35 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,171 100.0   Dutch 34 1.2
Civilian veterans 279 12.9   English 116 4.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 25 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,938 68.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 600 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 30 5.0   Hungarian 10 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,419 100.0   Irish¹ 117 4.1
With a disability 245 17.3   Italian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 57.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,174 82.7   Norwegian 292 10.3
 Percent employed 82.3 (X)   Polish 26 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 642 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 238 37.1   Russian 336 11.8
        Scotch-Irish 10 0.4
        Scottish 25 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,714 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.1
Same house in 1995 2,041 75.2   Swedish 52 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 652 24.0   Swiss 5 0.2
 Same county 323 11.9   Ukrainian 1 0.0
 Different county 329 12.1   United States or American 124 4.4
  Same state 187 6.9   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 142 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 21 0.8   Other ancestries 123 4.3
 
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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