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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Caledonia 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 29,702 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,986 100.0   Native 28,957 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 431 5.4       Born in United States 28,763 96.8
Kindergarten 419 5.2           State of residence 17,676 59.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,544 44.4           Different state 11,087 37.3
High school (grades 9-12) 2,008 25.1       Born outside United States 194 0.7
College or graduate school 1,584 19.8   Foreign born 745 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 256 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 427 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 19,596 100.0       Not a citizen 318 1.1
Less than 9th grade 1,386 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,014 10.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,373 37.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 745 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,159 16.1   Europe 315 42.3
Associate degree 1,263 6.4   Asia 100 13.4
Bachelor's degree 2,864 14.6   Africa 6 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,537 7.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 6 0.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.6 (X)   Northern America 318 42.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 28,062 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,610 100.0   English only 26,798 95.5
Never married 5,442 23.0   Language other than English 1,264 4.5
Now married, except separated 13,548 57.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 352 1.3
Separated 358 1.5   Spanish 171 0.6
Widowed 1,704 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.1
 Female 1,420 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 994 3.5
Divorced 2,558 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 279 1.0
 Female 1,392 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 68 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,702 100.0
           under 18 years 233 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,443 109.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 117 50.2   Arab 40 0.1
        Czech¹ 43 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 64 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,158 100.0   Dutch 309 1.0
Civilian veterans 3,408 15.4   English 6,343 21.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,785 16.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,389 8.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,907 6.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,266 100.0   Greek 43 0.1
With a disability 612 8.4   Hungarian 119 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,283 100.0   Irish¹ 4,174 14.1
With a disability 2,837 17.4   Italian 1,220 4.1
 Percent employed 57.6 (X)   Lithuanian 54 0.2
No disability 13,446 82.6   Norwegian 143 0.5
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 669 2.3
     Population 65 years and over 4,103 100.0   Portuguese 97 0.3
With a disability 1,661 40.5   Russian 199 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 823 2.8
        Scottish 1,980 6.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 55 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 28,062 100.0   Subsaharan African 18 0.1
Same house in 1995 17,373 61.9   Swedish 504 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,516 37.5   Swiss 49 0.2
 Same county 5,664 20.2   Ukrainian 26 0.1
 Different county 4,852 17.3   United States or American 2,862 9.6
  Same state 2,150 7.7   Welsh 253 0.9
  Different state 2,702 9.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 173 0.6   Other ancestries 3,272 11.0
 
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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