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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sawyer 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 16,196 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,740 100.0   Native 15,933 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 200 5.3       Born in United States 15,865 98.0
Kindergarten 177 4.7           State of residence 9,762 60.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,897 50.7           Different state 6,103 37.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,001 26.8       Born outside United States 68 0.4
College or graduate school 465 12.4   Foreign born 263 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 41 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 199 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 11,343 100.0       Not a citizen 64 0.4
Less than 9th grade 436 3.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,299 11.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,531 39.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 263 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,458 21.7   Europe 153 58.2
Associate degree 752 6.6   Asia 53 20.2
Bachelor's degree 1,240 10.9   Africa 6 2.3
Graduate or professional degree 627 5.5   Oceania 2 0.8
        Latin America 17 6.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.7 (X)   Northern America 32 12.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,330 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,014 100.0   English only 14,537 94.8
Never married 2,824 21.7   Language other than English 793 5.2
Now married, except separated 7,585 58.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 198 1.3
Separated 166 1.3   Spanish 159 1.0
Widowed 1,049 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.3
 Female 774 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 231 1.5
Divorced 1,390 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.3
 Female 641 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 64 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,196 100.0
           under 18 years 198 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,737 121.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 89 44.9   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 458 2.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 366 2.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,295 100.0   Dutch 293 1.8
Civilian veterans 2,391 19.4   English 1,238 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 653 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 140 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,545 34.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,525 100.0   Greek 42 0.3
With a disability 309 8.8   Hungarian 41 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,728 100.0   Irish¹ 2,003 12.4
With a disability 2,221 25.4   Italian 383 2.4
 Percent employed 64.5 (X)   Lithuanian 75 0.5
No disability 6,507 74.6   Norwegian 1,465 9.0
 Percent employed 74.6 (X)   Polish 1,150 7.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,803 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,001 35.7   Russian 54 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 145 0.9
        Scottish 217 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 48 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 15,330 100.0   Subsaharan African 20 0.1
Same house in 1995 9,532 62.2   Swedish 1,029 6.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,706 37.2   Swiss 194 1.2
 Same county 2,734 17.8   Ukrainian 20 0.1
 Different county 2,972 19.4   United States or American 470 2.9
  Same state 1,643 10.7   Welsh 95 0.6
  Different state 1,329 8.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 92 0.6   Other ancestries 3,585 22.1
 
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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