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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shawano 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 40,664 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,992 100.0   Native 40,256 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 652 6.5       Born in United States 40,148 98.7
Kindergarten 533 5.3           State of residence 34,989 86.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,891 48.9           Different state 5,159 12.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,727 27.3       Born outside United States 108 0.3
College or graduate school 1,189 11.9   Foreign born 408 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 201 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 164 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 27,503 100.0       Not a citizen 244 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,196 8.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,904 10.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,594 45.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 406 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,715 17.1   Europe 132 32.5
Associate degree 1,628 5.9   Asia 92 22.7
Bachelor's degree 2,405 8.7   Africa 10 2.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,061 3.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 117 28.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.5 (X)   Northern America 55 13.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,147 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,267 100.0   English only 36,862 96.6
Never married 7,385 22.9   Language other than English 1,285 3.4
Now married, except separated 19,619 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 374 1.0
Separated 287 0.9   Spanish 445 1.2
Widowed 2,403 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 161 0.4
 Female 1,945 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 617 1.6
Divorced 2,573 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 162 0.4
 Female 1,271 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 79 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 40,664 100.0
           under 18 years 420 100.0     Total ancestries reported 46,327 113.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 185 44.0   Arab 21 0.1
        Czech¹ 826 2.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 548 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,216 100.0   Dutch 1,058 2.6
Civilian veterans 4,362 14.4   English 1,604 3.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,647 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 757 1.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 21,919 53.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,124 100.0   Greek 12 0.0
With a disability 690 7.6   Hungarian 87 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,821 100.0   Irish¹ 2,700 6.6
With a disability 3,450 15.8   Italian 621 1.5
 Percent employed 60.8 (X)   Lithuanian 24 0.1
No disability 18,371 84.2   Norwegian 2,168 5.3
 Percent employed 84.1 (X)   Polish 4,161 10.2
     Population 65 years and over 6,418 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.1
With a disability 2,488 38.8   Russian 87 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 219 0.5
        Scottish 259 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 52 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 38,147 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.0
Same house in 1995 23,761 62.3   Swedish 718 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,105 37.0   Swiss 159 0.4
 Same county 6,714 17.6   Ukrainian 50 0.1
 Different county 7,391 19.4   United States or American 1,556 3.8
  Same state 6,061 15.9   Welsh 85 0.2
  Different state 1,330 3.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 281 0.7   Other ancestries 4,952 12.2
 
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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