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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 7,847 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,871 100.0   Native 7,763 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 161 8.6       Born in United States 7,744 98.7
Kindergarten 104 5.6           State of residence 4,638 59.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 941 50.3           Different state 3,106 39.6
High school (grades 9-12) 546 29.2       Born outside United States 19 0.2
College or graduate school 119 6.4   Foreign born 84 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 28 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 55 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 5,303 100.0       Not a citizen 29 0.4
Less than 9th grade 644 12.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 441 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,259 42.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 84 100.0
Some college, no degree 891 16.8   Europe 50 59.5
Associate degree 284 5.4   Asia 7 8.3
Bachelor's degree 561 10.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 223 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3 3.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.5 (X)   Northern America 24 28.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,389 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,209 100.0   English only 7,165 97.0
Never married 1,298 20.9   Language other than English 224 3.0
Now married, except separated 3,963 63.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 1.2
Separated 35 0.6   Spanish 79 1.1
Widowed 556 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.2
 Female 446 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 132 1.8
Divorced 357 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.9
 Female 155 2.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 7,847 100.0
           under 18 years 33 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,397 119.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 13 39.4   Arab 5 0.1
        Czech¹ 82 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 143 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,734 100.0   Dutch 344 4.4
Civilian veterans 869 15.2   English 379 4.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 229 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 85 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,158 53.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,831 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 89 4.9   Hungarian 12 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,019 100.0   Irish¹ 530 6.8
With a disability 495 12.3   Italian 55 0.7
 Percent employed 55.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,524 87.7   Norwegian 1,630 20.8
 Percent employed 84.6 (X)   Polish 214 2.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,401 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 619 44.2   Russian 90 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 49 0.6
        Scottish 43 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,389 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,949 67.0   Swedish 569 7.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,406 32.6   Swiss 53 0.7
 Same county 1,195 16.2   Ukrainian 5 0.1
 Different county 1,211 16.4   United States or American 358 4.6
  Same state 619 8.4   Welsh 17 0.2
  Different state 592 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 34 0.5   Other ancestries 347 4.4
 
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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