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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 7,935 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,888 100.0   Native 7,821 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 131 6.9       Born in United States 7,796 98.2
Kindergarten 109 5.8           State of residence 4,663 58.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 938 49.7           Different state 3,133 39.5
High school (grades 9-12) 565 29.9       Born outside United States 25 0.3
College or graduate school 145 7.7   Foreign born 114 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 41 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 54 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 5,428 100.0       Not a citizen 60 0.8
Less than 9th grade 211 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 630 11.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,023 37.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 114 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,383 25.5   Europe 27 23.7
Associate degree 329 6.1   Asia 10 8.8
Bachelor's degree 589 10.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 263 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 59 51.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.5 (X)   Northern America 18 15.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,482 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,316 100.0   English only 7,271 97.2
Never married 1,071 17.0   Language other than English 211 2.8
Now married, except separated 3,952 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 74 1.0
Separated 81 1.3   Spanish 144 1.9
Widowed 532 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.8
 Female 417 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 47 0.6
Divorced 680 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
 Female 308 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 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 7,935 100.0
           under 18 years 102 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,346 92.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 59 57.8   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 21 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 95 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,880 100.0   Dutch 174 2.2
Civilian veterans 931 15.8   English 1,263 15.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 216 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 97 1.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,309 16.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,811 100.0   Greek 11 0.1
With a disability 95 5.2   Hungarian 35 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,318 100.0   Irish¹ 833 10.5
With a disability 723 16.7   Italian 188 2.4
 Percent employed 48.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,595 83.3   Norwegian 210 2.6
 Percent employed 72.4 (X)   Polish 78 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,279 100.0   Portuguese 70 0.9
With a disability 518 40.5   Russian 44 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 194 2.4
        Scottish 327 4.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,482 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,194 56.1   Swedish 226 2.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,234 43.2   Swiss 49 0.6
 Same county 1,680 22.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,554 20.8   United States or American 750 9.5
  Same state 923 12.3   Welsh 86 1.1
  Different state 631 8.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 54 0.7   Other ancestries 1,060 13.4
 
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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