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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 74,698 100.0
      enrolled in school 21,570 100.0   Native 61,895 82.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,194 5.5       Born in United States 61,424 82.2
Kindergarten 1,326 6.1           State of residence 37,426 50.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,042 51.2           Different state 23,998 32.1
High school (grades 9-12) 5,386 25.0       Born outside United States 471 0.6
College or graduate school 2,622 12.2   Foreign born 12,803 17.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7,488 10.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,574 3.4
  Population 25 years and over 43,309 100.0       Not a citizen 10,229 13.7
Less than 9th grade 6,445 14.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,581 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,044 27.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 12,803 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,358 23.9   Europe 1,158 9.0
Associate degree 2,935 6.8   Asia 398 3.1
Bachelor's degree 3,939 9.1   Africa 34 0.3
Graduate or professional degree 2,007 4.6   Oceania 17 0.1
        Latin America 10,739 83.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.2 (X)   Northern America 457 3.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 68,214 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 54,709 100.0   English only 48,887 71.7
Never married 12,768 23.3   Language other than English 19,327 28.3
Now married, except separated 33,050 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,681 15.7
Separated 800 1.5   Spanish 17,188 25.2
Widowed 3,301 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,742 14.3
 Female 2,548 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 1,687 2.5
Divorced 4,790 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 796 1.2
 Female 2,605 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 363 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 109 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 74,698 100.0
           under 18 years 1,374 100.0     Total ancestries reported 74,574 99.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 770 56.0   Arab 85 0.1
        Czech¹ 149 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 899 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 50,678 100.0   Dutch 1,575 2.1
Civilian veterans 6,836 13.5   English 6,782 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,121 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 738 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,116 16.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,060 100.0   Greek 73 0.1
With a disability 1,626 7.7   Hungarian 182 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 38,230 100.0   Irish¹ 5,908 7.9
With a disability 8,079 21.1   Italian 1,175 1.6
 Percent employed 48.4 (X)   Lithuanian 18 0.0
No disability 30,151 78.9   Norwegian 2,647 3.5
 Percent employed 72.0 (X)   Polish 560 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 8,321 100.0   Portuguese 63 0.1
With a disability 3,599 43.3   Russian 475 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,061 1.4
        Scottish 1,242 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 68,214 100.0   Subsaharan African 184 0.2
Same house in 1995 34,113 50.0   Swedish 1,756 2.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 30,889 45.3   Swiss 329 0.4
 Same county 18,334 26.9   Ukrainian 765 1.0
 Different county 12,555 18.4   United States or American 4,804 6.4
  Same state 7,486 11.0   Welsh 531 0.7
  Different state 5,069 7.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 71 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,212 4.7   Other ancestries 28,260 37.8
 
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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