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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Vilas 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 21,033 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,346 100.0   Native 20,524 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 279 6.4       Born in United States 20,442 97.2
Kindergarten 182 4.2           State of residence 13,753 65.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,209 50.8           Different state 6,689 31.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,129 26.0       Born outside United States 82 0.4
College or graduate school 547 12.6   Foreign born 509 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 114 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 373 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 15,667 100.0       Not a citizen 136 0.6
Less than 9th grade 604 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,676 10.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,233 39.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 509 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,386 21.6   Europe 276 54.2
Associate degree 1,014 6.5   Asia 116 22.8
Bachelor's degree 1,981 12.6   Africa 18 3.5
Graduate or professional degree 773 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 43 8.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.4 (X)   Northern America 56 11.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,159 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,534 100.0   English only 19,154 95.0
Never married 3,113 17.8   Language other than English 1,005 5.0
Now married, except separated 10,941 62.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 232 1.2
Separated 119 0.7   Spanish 257 1.3
Widowed 1,568 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.3
 Female 1,278 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 465 2.3
Divorced 1,793 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 93 0.5
 Female 813 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 146 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,033 100.0
           under 18 years 188 100.0     Total ancestries reported 26,289 125.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 78 41.5   Arab 25 0.1
        Czech¹ 601 2.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 267 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,687 100.0   Dutch 467 2.2
Civilian veterans 3,444 20.6   English 1,823 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,091 5.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 204 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,804 41.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,985 100.0   Greek 60 0.3
With a disability 329 8.3   Hungarian 185 0.9
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,331 100.0   Irish¹ 2,321 11.0
With a disability 2,909 25.7   Italian 691 3.3
 Percent employed 67.5 (X)   Lithuanian 124 0.6
No disability 8,422 74.3   Norwegian 933 4.4
 Percent employed 73.5 (X)   Polish 2,198 10.5
     Population 65 years and over 4,645 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.1
With a disability 1,708 36.8   Russian 108 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 193 0.9
        Scottish 340 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 52 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 20,159 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.0
Same house in 1995 13,047 64.7   Swedish 1,227 5.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,989 34.7   Swiss 138 0.7
 Same county 2,464 12.2   Ukrainian 56 0.3
 Different county 4,525 22.4   United States or American 638 3.0
  Same state 2,851 14.1   Welsh 81 0.4
  Different state 1,674 8.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 123 0.6   Other ancestries 3,639 17.3
 
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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