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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Marathon 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 125,834 100.0
      enrolled in school 32,716 100.0   Native 121,444 96.5
Nursery school, preschool 2,212 6.8       Born in United States 121,023 96.2
Kindergarten 1,894 5.8           State of residence 101,305 80.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 15,610 47.7           Different state 19,718 15.7
High school (grades 9-12) 8,207 25.1       Born outside United States 421 0.3
College or graduate school 4,793 14.7   Foreign born 4,390 3.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,822 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,539 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 81,925 100.0       Not a citizen 2,851 2.3
Less than 9th grade 6,712 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,570 8.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 31,091 38.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,390 100.0
Some college, no degree 15,015 18.3   Europe 630 14.4
Associate degree 7,543 9.2   Asia 3,286 74.9
Bachelor's degree 10,349 12.6   Africa 21 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 4,645 5.7   Oceania 5 0.1
        Latin America 282 6.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.8 (X)   Northern America 166 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 117,712 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 98,372 100.0   English only 109,020 92.6
Never married 23,854 24.2   Language other than English 8,692 7.4
Now married, except separated 59,832 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,061 3.4
Separated 753 0.8   Spanish 1,322 1.1
Widowed 6,039 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 524 0.4
 Female 4,901 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 2,829 2.4
Divorced 7,894 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 835 0.7
 Female 4,261 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4,488 3.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,693 2.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 125,834 100.0
           under 18 years 1,022 100.0     Total ancestries reported 152,790 121.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 317 31.0   Arab 93 0.1
        Czech¹ 2,307 1.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,250 1.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 92,161 100.0   Dutch 2,557 2.0
Civilian veterans 12,023 13.0   English 5,755 4.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,975 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,632 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 69,334 55.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 30,541 100.0   Greek 203 0.2
With a disability 2,186 7.2   Hungarian 432 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 70,486 100.0   Irish¹ 9,256 7.4
With a disability 9,496 13.5   Italian 2,188 1.7
 Percent employed 67.6 (X)   Lithuanian 261 0.2
No disability 60,990 86.5   Norwegian 7,284 5.8
 Percent employed 85.3 (X)   Polish 22,293 17.7
     Population 65 years and over 15,565 100.0   Portuguese 67 0.1
With a disability 5,508 35.4   Russian 577 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 598 0.5
        Scottish 952 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 255 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 117,712 100.0   Subsaharan African 37 0.0
Same house in 1995 72,641 61.7   Swedish 3,235 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 44,269 37.6   Swiss 1,252 1.0
 Same county 27,924 23.7   Ukrainian 204 0.2
 Different county 16,345 13.9   United States or American 4,097 3.3
  Same state 10,917 9.3   Welsh 384 0.3
  Different state 5,428 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 802 0.7   Other ancestries 11,305 9.0
 
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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