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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chippewa 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 55,195 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,029 100.0   Native 54,675 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 815 5.8       Born in United States 54,480 98.7
Kindergarten 899 6.4           State of residence 45,454 82.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,804 48.5           Different state 9,026 16.4
High school (grades 9-12) 3,711 26.5       Born outside United States 195 0.4
College or graduate school 1,800 12.8   Foreign born 520 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 176 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 270 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 36,330 100.0       Not a citizen 250 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,587 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,131 8.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,885 41.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 520 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,029 19.3   Europe 185 35.6
Associate degree 3,370 9.3   Asia 191 36.7
Bachelor's degree 3,757 10.3   Africa 21 4.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,571 4.3   Oceania 7 1.3
        Latin America 59 11.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.3 (X)   Northern America 57 11.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 51,801 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 43,425 100.0   English only 50,227 97.0
Never married 10,147 23.4   Language other than English 1,574 3.0
Now married, except separated 25,929 59.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 502 1.0
Separated 399 0.9   Spanish 722 1.4
Widowed 3,063 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 207 0.4
 Female 2,512 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 534 1.0
Divorced 3,887 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 118 0.2
 Female 1,988 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 288 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 169 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 55,195 100.0
           under 18 years 608 100.0     Total ancestries reported 67,213 121.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 270 44.4   Arab 30 0.1
        Czech¹ 2,123 3.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 581 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 40,558 100.0   Dutch 924 1.7
Civilian veterans 5,854 14.4   English 3,070 5.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,681 6.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,574 2.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 25,759 46.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,181 100.0   Greek 67 0.1
With a disability 1,002 7.6   Hungarian 103 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 30,203 100.0   Irish¹ 5,531 10.0
With a disability 4,930 16.3   Italian 726 1.3
 Percent employed 63.4 (X)   Lithuanian 58 0.1
No disability 25,273 83.7   Norwegian 10,190 18.5
 Percent employed 83.4 (X)   Polish 3,481 6.3
     Population 65 years and over 7,438 100.0   Portuguese 59 0.1
With a disability 2,627 35.3   Russian 183 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 444 0.8
        Scottish 690 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 57 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 51,801 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 32,500 62.7   Swedish 1,673 3.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,119 36.9   Swiss 583 1.1
 Same county 10,682 20.6   Ukrainian 110 0.2
 Different county 8,437 16.3   United States or American 2,017 3.7
  Same state 6,050 11.7   Welsh 196 0.4
  Different state 2,387 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 182 0.4   Other ancestries 3,293 6.0
 
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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