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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Forest 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 4,946 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,101 100.0   Native 4,918 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 47 4.3       Born in United States 4,898 99.0
Kindergarten 52 4.7           State of residence 4,143 83.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 505 45.9           Different state 755 15.3
High school (grades 9-12) 436 39.6       Born outside United States 20 0.4
College or graduate school 61 5.5   Foreign born 28 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 11 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 3,540 100.0       Not a citizen 10 0.2
Less than 9th grade 190 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 538 15.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,885 53.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 28 100.0
Some college, no degree 463 13.1   Europe 11 39.3
Associate degree 149 4.2   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 196 5.5   Africa 2 7.1
Graduate or professional degree 119 3.4   Oceania 3 10.7
        Latin America 12 42.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,765 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,191 100.0   English only 4,617 96.9
Never married 1,049 25.0   Language other than English 148 3.1
Now married, except separated 2,264 54.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.5
Separated 63 1.5   Spanish 54 1.1
Widowed 440 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.2
 Female 335 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 76 1.6
Divorced 375 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
 Female 149 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,946 100.0
           under 18 years 70 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,133 103.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 32 45.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 32 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 18 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,812 100.0   Dutch 142 2.9
Civilian veterans 811 21.3   English 455 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 112 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,783 36.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,101 100.0   Greek 8 0.2
With a disability 79 7.2   Hungarian 81 1.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,633 100.0   Irish¹ 886 17.9
With a disability 646 24.5   Italian 223 4.5
 Percent employed 39.0 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.1
No disability 1,987 75.5   Norwegian 4 0.1
 Percent employed 70.3 (X)   Polish 133 2.7
     Population 65 years and over 875 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 351 40.1   Russian 34 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 189 3.8
        Scottish 96 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 36 0.7
  Population 5 years and over 4,765 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,267 68.6   Swedish 106 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,482 31.1   Swiss 24 0.5
 Same county 417 8.8   Ukrainian 13 0.3
 Different county 1,065 22.4   United States or American 299 6.0
  Same state 759 15.9   Welsh 31 0.6
  Different state 306 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 16 0.3   Other ancestries 402 8.1
 
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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