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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Williams 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 19,761 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,133 100.0   Native 19,531 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 225 4.4       Born in United States 19,449 98.4
Kindergarten 282 5.5           State of residence 14,821 75.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,365 46.1           Different state 4,628 23.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,514 29.5       Born outside United States 82 0.4
College or graduate school 747 14.6   Foreign born 230 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 63 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 141 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 13,048 100.0       Not a citizen 89 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,098 8.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,181 9.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,143 31.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 230 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,059 23.4   Europe 45 19.6
Associate degree 1,412 10.8   Asia 25 10.9
Bachelor's degree 1,622 12.4   Africa 7 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 533 4.1   Oceania 2 0.9
        Latin America 14 6.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.5 (X)   Northern America 137 59.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,630 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,744 100.0   English only 17,903 96.1
Never married 3,839 24.4   Language other than English 727 3.9
Now married, except separated 9,010 57.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 213 1.1
Separated 104 0.7   Spanish 264 1.4
Widowed 1,290 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 110 0.6
 Female 1,025 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 402 2.2
Divorced 1,501 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 83 0.4
 Female 740 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15 0.1
                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 19,761 100.0
           under 18 years 233 100.0     Total ancestries reported 24,858 125.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 119 51.1   Arab 98 0.5
        Czech¹ 166 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 392 2.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,600 100.0   Dutch 291 1.5
Civilian veterans 2,067 14.2   English 1,083 5.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 768 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 201 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,016 30.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,864 100.0   Greek 19 0.1
With a disability 342 7.0   Hungarian 20 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,471 100.0   Irish¹ 1,749 8.9
With a disability 1,766 16.9   Italian 99 0.5
 Percent employed 66.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,705 83.1   Norwegian 9,533 48.2
 Percent employed 83.0 (X)   Polish 233 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,121 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,224 39.2   Russian 216 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 189 1.0
        Scottish 183 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,630 100.0   Subsaharan African 1 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,365 61.0   Swedish 973 4.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,210 38.7   Swiss 62 0.3
 Same county 4,701 25.2   Ukrainian 189 1.0
 Different county 2,509 13.5   United States or American 525 2.7
  Same state 1,055 5.7   Welsh 24 0.1
  Different state 1,454 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 12 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 55 0.3   Other ancestries 1,816 9.2
 
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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