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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washburn 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 16,036 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,591 100.0   Native 15,877 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 180 5.0       Born in United States 15,813 98.6
Kindergarten 183 5.1           State of residence 10,091 62.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,838 51.2           Different state 5,722 35.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,035 28.8       Born outside United States 64 0.4
College or graduate school 355 9.9   Foreign born 159 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 36 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 108 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 11,248 100.0       Not a citizen 51 0.3
Less than 9th grade 611 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,217 10.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,464 39.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 159 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,439 21.7   Europe 77 48.4
Associate degree 802 7.1   Asia 40 25.2
Bachelor's degree 1,218 10.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 497 4.4   Oceania 2 1.3
        Latin America 15 9.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.7 (X)   Northern America 25 15.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,212 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,014 100.0   English only 14,733 96.9
Never married 2,562 19.7   Language other than English 479 3.1
Now married, except separated 8,032 61.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 133 0.9
Separated 120 0.9   Spanish 219 1.4
Widowed 1,007 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 67 0.4
 Female 817 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 210 1.4
Divorced 1,293 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.3
 Female 624 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 18 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,036 100.0
           under 18 years 150 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,435 121.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 67 44.7   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 555 3.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 367 2.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,211 100.0   Dutch 347 2.2
Civilian veterans 2,107 17.3   English 1,461 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 772 4.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 261 1.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,934 37.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,454 100.0   Greek 13 0.1
With a disability 292 8.5   Hungarian 55 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,696 100.0   Irish¹ 1,785 11.1
With a disability 1,688 19.4   Italian 627 3.9
 Percent employed 52.8 (X)   Lithuanian 51 0.3
No disability 7,008 80.6   Norwegian 2,221 13.9
 Percent employed 76.6 (X)   Polish 796 5.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,839 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,131 39.8   Russian 104 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 161 1.0
        Scottish 173 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 33 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 15,212 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,413 61.9   Swedish 1,267 7.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,747 37.8   Swiss 170 1.1
 Same county 2,633 17.3   Ukrainian 25 0.2
 Different county 3,114 20.5   United States or American 738 4.6
  Same state 1,647 10.8   Welsh 65 0.4
  Different state 1,467 9.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 52 0.3   Other ancestries 1,442 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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