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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Waukesha 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 360,767 100.0
      enrolled in school 97,499 100.0   Native 347,750 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 7,209 7.4       Born in United States 346,071 95.9
Kindergarten 5,455 5.6           State of residence 277,666 77.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 44,128 45.3           Different state 68,405 19.0
High school (grades 9-12) 23,003 23.6       Born outside United States 1,679 0.5
College or graduate school 17,704 18.2   Foreign born 13,017 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,229 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7,241 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 241,299 100.0       Not a citizen 5,776 1.6
Less than 9th grade 5,537 2.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,873 5.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 66,651 27.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 13,017 100.0
Some college, no degree 54,483 22.6   Europe 5,483 42.1
Associate degree 18,492 7.7   Asia 3,988 30.6
Bachelor's degree 57,050 23.6   Africa 193 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 25,213 10.4   Oceania 109 0.8
        Latin America 2,552 19.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 92.0 (X)   Northern America 692 5.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 34.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 337,664 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 283,034 100.0   English only 317,650 94.1
Never married 61,666 21.8   Language other than English 20,014 5.9
Now married, except separated 182,972 64.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,413 1.9
Separated 1,760 0.6   Spanish 7,267 2.2
Widowed 16,106 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,957 0.9
 Female 13,191 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 9,781 2.9
Divorced 20,530 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,421 0.7
 Female 11,870 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,474 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 917 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 360,767 100.0
           under 18 years 2,643 100.0     Total ancestries reported 466,653 129.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 842 31.9   Arab 436 0.1
        Czech¹ 6,691 1.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4,112 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 265,910 100.0   Dutch 6,797 1.9
Civilian veterans 33,258 12.5   English 27,858 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 14,388 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,299 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 180,852 50.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 82,300 100.0   Greek 2,005 0.6
With a disability 4,705 5.7   Hungarian 3,024 0.8
     Population 21 to 64 years 210,455 100.0   Irish¹ 47,168 13.1
With a disability 21,461 10.2   Italian 21,027 5.8
 Percent employed 68.1 (X)   Lithuanian 833 0.2
No disability 188,994 89.8   Norwegian 19,940 5.5
 Percent employed 84.6 (X)   Polish 46,878 13.0
     Population 65 years and over 40,856 100.0   Portuguese 270 0.1
With a disability 12,932 31.7   Russian 2,354 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 2,937 0.8
        Scottish 4,343 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,766 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 337,664 100.0   Subsaharan African 273 0.1
Same house in 1995 197,914 58.6   Swedish 9,357 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 136,699 40.5   Swiss 3,126 0.9
 Same county 66,032 19.6   Ukrainian 556 0.2
 Different county 70,667 20.9   United States or American 12,461 3.5
  Same state 51,743 15.3   Welsh 3,006 0.8
  Different state 18,924 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 89 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 3,051 0.9   Other ancestries 40,807 11.3
 
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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