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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Waupaca 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 51,731 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,254 100.0   Native 51,222 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 695 5.7       Born in United States 51,072 98.7
Kindergarten 635 5.2           State of residence 43,451 84.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,405 52.3           Different state 7,621 14.7
High school (grades 9-12) 3,374 27.5       Born outside United States 150 0.3
College or graduate school 1,145 9.3   Foreign born 509 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 142 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 309 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 34,726 100.0       Not a citizen 200 0.4
Less than 9th grade 2,175 6.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,847 11.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,148 43.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 509 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,333 18.2   Europe 232 45.6
Associate degree 2,067 6.0   Asia 105 20.6
Bachelor's degree 3,716 10.7   Africa 27 5.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,440 4.1   Oceania 2 0.4
        Latin America 110 21.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.7 (X)   Northern America 33 6.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 48,632 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 40,905 100.0   English only 46,820 96.3
Never married 8,508 20.8   Language other than English 1,812 3.7
Now married, except separated 24,828 60.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 540 1.1
Separated 397 1.0   Spanish 686 1.4
Widowed 3,271 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 291 0.6
 Female 2,596 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 1,037 2.1
Divorced 3,901 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 217 0.4
 Female 1,862 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 70 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 51,731 100.0
           under 18 years 473 100.0     Total ancestries reported 61,915 119.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 205 43.3   Arab 23 0.0
        Czech¹ 480 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,825 3.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 38,423 100.0   Dutch 1,249 2.4
Civilian veterans 5,660 14.7   English 3,377 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,511 4.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,061 2.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 27,691 53.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,889 100.0   Greek 54 0.1
With a disability 1,050 8.8   Hungarian 110 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 27,859 100.0   Irish¹ 5,546 10.7
With a disability 4,289 15.4   Italian 795 1.5
 Percent employed 63.7 (X)   Lithuanian 99 0.2
No disability 23,570 84.6   Norwegian 5,416 10.5
 Percent employed 83.8 (X)   Polish 3,657 7.1
     Population 65 years and over 7,288 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.0
With a disability 2,682 36.8   Russian 136 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 294 0.6
        Scottish 484 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 24 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 48,632 100.0   Subsaharan African 17 0.0
Same house in 1995 29,842 61.4   Swedish 1,077 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,643 38.3   Swiss 350 0.7
 Same county 10,522 21.6   Ukrainian 114 0.2
 Different county 8,121 16.7   United States or American 2,042 3.9
  Same state 6,267 12.9   Welsh 159 0.3
  Different state 1,854 3.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 147 0.3   Other ancestries 3,295 6.4
 
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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