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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 11,299 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,273 100.0   Native 11,247 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 73 3.2       Born in United States 11,227 99.4
Kindergarten 208 9.2           State of residence 7,563 66.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,108 48.7           Different state 3,664 32.4
High school (grades 9-12) 561 24.7       Born outside United States 20 0.2
College or graduate school 323 14.2   Foreign born 52 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 35 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 7,859 100.0       Not a citizen 17 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,088 13.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,209 15.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,382 43.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 52 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,063 13.5   Europe 33 63.5
Associate degree 225 2.9   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 590 7.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 302 3.8   Oceania 1 1.9
        Latin America 13 25.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.8 (X)   Northern America 5 9.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,578 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,155 100.0   English only 10,342 97.8
Never married 1,629 17.8   Language other than English 236 2.2
Now married, except separated 5,748 62.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.4
Separated 89 1.0   Spanish 127 1.2
Widowed 746 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.3
 Female 618 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 109 1.0
Divorced 943 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
 Female 440 4.8   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 11,299 100.0
           under 18 years 150 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,113 71.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 76 50.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 23 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,738 100.0   Dutch 236 2.1
Civilian veterans 1,201 13.7   English 656 5.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 114 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 24 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,421 21.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,155 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 147 6.8   Hungarian 14 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,694 100.0   Irish¹ 834 7.4
With a disability 1,133 16.9   Italian 130 1.2
 Percent employed 43.5 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.1
No disability 5,561 83.1   Norwegian 13 0.1
 Percent employed 72.9 (X)   Polish 68 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,596 100.0   Portuguese 26 0.2
With a disability 742 46.5   Russian 20 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 76 0.7
        Scottish 127 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 10,578 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 7,349 69.5   Swedish 36 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,168 29.9   Swiss 3 0.0
 Same county 1,773 16.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,395 13.2   United States or American 2,591 22.9
  Same state 738 7.0   Welsh 52 0.5
  Different state 657 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 61 0.6   Other ancestries 635 5.6
 
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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