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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Racine 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 188,831 100.0
      enrolled in school 51,249 100.0   Native 181,121 95.9
Nursery school, preschool 3,474 6.8       Born in United States 179,813 95.2
Kindergarten 2,982 5.8           State of residence 138,034 73.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 23,842 46.5           Different state 41,779 22.1
High school (grades 9-12) 12,133 23.7       Born outside United States 1,308 0.7
College or graduate school 8,818 17.2   Foreign born 7,710 4.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,391 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,487 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 122,356 100.0       Not a citizen 4,223 2.2
Less than 9th grade 6,310 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14,604 11.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 39,758 32.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,710 100.0
Some college, no degree 27,879 22.8   Europe 2,508 32.5
Associate degree 9,006 7.4   Asia 1,177 15.3
Bachelor's degree 17,082 14.0   Africa 59 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 7,717 6.3   Oceania 18 0.2
        Latin America 3,734 48.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.9 (X)   Northern America 214 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 175,707 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 146,514 100.0   English only 160,992 91.6
Never married 37,094 25.3   Language other than English 14,715 8.4
Now married, except separated 84,724 57.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,108 3.5
Separated 1,845 1.3   Spanish 9,181 5.2
Widowed 8,605 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,275 2.4
 Female 6,957 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 4,165 2.4
Divorced 14,246 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,170 0.7
 Female 8,231 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 956 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 528 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 188,831 100.0
           under 18 years 2,925 100.0     Total ancestries reported 227,015 120.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,306 44.6   Arab 233 0.1
        Czech¹ 4,508 2.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11,012 5.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 137,701 100.0   Dutch 4,103 2.2
Civilian veterans 17,937 13.0   English 11,540 6.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 6,679 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,009 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 69,459 36.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 44,245 100.0   Greek 733 0.4
With a disability 3,443 7.8   Hungarian 1,888 1.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 105,181 100.0   Irish¹ 18,451 9.8
With a disability 16,402 15.6   Italian 9,496 5.0
 Percent employed 55.3 (X)   Lithuanian 986 0.5
No disability 88,779 84.4   Norwegian 10,516 5.6
 Percent employed 81.1 (X)   Polish 18,120 9.6
     Population 65 years and over 22,473 100.0   Portuguese 55 0.0
With a disability 8,373 37.3   Russian 959 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 1,421 0.8
        Scottish 1,884 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 998 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 175,707 100.0   Subsaharan African 556 0.3
Same house in 1995 100,726 57.3   Swedish 4,036 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 72,391 41.2   Swiss 1,000 0.5
 Same county 45,518 25.9   Ukrainian 224 0.1
 Different county 26,873 15.3   United States or American 5,967 3.2
  Same state 16,691 9.5   Welsh 1,045 0.6
  Different state 10,182 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 118 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 2,590 1.5   Other ancestries 39,019 20.7
 
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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