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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wood 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 87,986 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,616 100.0   Native 87,060 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,270 6.5       Born in United States 86,654 98.5
Kindergarten 1,149 5.9           State of residence 66,521 75.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,491 48.4           Different state 20,133 22.9
High school (grades 9-12) 4,358 22.2       Born outside United States 406 0.5
College or graduate school 3,348 17.1   Foreign born 926 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 323 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 520 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 60,697 100.0       Not a citizen 406 0.5
Less than 9th grade 4,213 6.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,086 11.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 23,225 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 926 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,157 21.7   Europe 363 39.2
Associate degree 3,766 6.2   Asia 312 33.7
Bachelor's degree 5,856 9.6   Africa 32 3.5
Graduate or professional degree 3,394 5.6   Oceania 7 0.8
        Latin America 141 15.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.4 (X)   Northern America 71 7.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 82,863 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 71,361 100.0   English only 81,252 98.1
Never married 14,573 20.4   Language other than English 1,611 1.9
Now married, except separated 41,457 58.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 363 0.4
Separated 968 1.4   Spanish 643 0.8
Widowed 5,844 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 189 0.2
 Female 4,842 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 636 0.8
Divorced 8,519 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.1
 Female 4,745 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 248 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 82 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 87,986 100.0
           under 18 years 1,275 100.0     Total ancestries reported 70,757 80.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 619 48.5   Arab 232 0.3
        Czech¹ 128 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 73 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 67,679 100.0   Dutch 1,879 2.1
Civilian veterans 10,783 15.9   English 10,294 11.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,577 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 136 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,281 16.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 18,110 100.0   Greek 130 0.1
With a disability 1,570 8.7   Hungarian 184 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 50,768 100.0   Irish¹ 9,586 10.9
With a disability 9,869 19.4   Italian 1,781 2.0
 Percent employed 44.6 (X)   Lithuanian 88 0.1
No disability 40,899 80.6   Norwegian 215 0.2
 Percent employed 75.1 (X)   Polish 820 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 13,005 100.0   Portuguese 21 0.0
With a disability 5,823 44.8   Russian 81 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,017 2.3
        Scottish 1,818 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 112 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 82,863 100.0   Subsaharan African 110 0.1
Same house in 1995 49,488 59.7   Swedish 331 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 33,035 39.9   Swiss 142 0.2
 Same county 22,875 27.6   Ukrainian 62 0.1
 Different county 10,160 12.3   United States or American 16,343 18.6
  Same state 3,540 4.3   Welsh 627 0.7
  Different state 6,620 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 24 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 340 0.4   Other ancestries 7,665 8.7
 
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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