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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wood 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 75,555 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,208 100.0   Native 74,000 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,323 6.9       Born in United States 73,787 97.7
Kindergarten 995 5.2           State of residence 62,286 82.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,016 46.9           Different state 11,501 15.2
High school (grades 9-12) 5,082 26.5       Born outside United States 213 0.3
College or graduate school 2,792 14.5   Foreign born 1,555 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 690 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 679 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 50,259 100.0       Not a citizen 876 1.2
Less than 9th grade 3,049 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,613 9.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 20,618 41.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,555 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,443 18.8   Europe 261 16.8
Associate degree 4,050 8.1   Asia 793 51.0
Bachelor's degree 5,937 11.8   Africa 103 6.6
Graduate or professional degree 2,549 5.1   Oceania 10 0.6
        Latin America 186 12.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.8 (X)   Northern America 202 13.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 70,880 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 59,857 100.0   English only 67,693 95.5
Never married 13,505 22.6   Language other than English 3,187 4.5
Now married, except separated 36,149 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,101 1.6
Separated 601 1.0   Spanish 1,126 1.6
Widowed 4,431 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 358 0.5
 Female 3,745 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 1,028 1.5
Divorced 5,171 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 243 0.3
 Female 2,846 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 815 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 476 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 75,555 100.0
           under 18 years 639 100.0     Total ancestries reported 90,185 119.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 338 52.9   Arab 18 0.0
        Czech¹ 1,575 2.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,069 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 56,126 100.0   Dutch 2,254 3.0
Civilian veterans 7,883 14.0   English 4,955 6.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,873 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,108 1.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 38,924 51.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 17,588 100.0   Greek 115 0.2
With a disability 1,388 7.9   Hungarian 158 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 41,513 100.0   Irish¹ 7,231 9.6
With a disability 5,902 14.2   Italian 1,335 1.8
 Percent employed 63.6 (X)   Lithuanian 97 0.1
No disability 35,611 85.8   Norwegian 5,880 7.8
 Percent employed 82.5 (X)   Polish 8,440 11.2
     Population 65 years and over 10,948 100.0   Portuguese 14 0.0
With a disability 3,997 36.5   Russian 178 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 430 0.6
        Scottish 642 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 145 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 70,880 100.0   Subsaharan African 133 0.2
Same house in 1995 45,134 63.7   Swedish 1,971 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 25,314 35.7   Swiss 1,008 1.3
 Same county 16,563 23.4   Ukrainian 74 0.1
 Different county 8,751 12.3   United States or American 3,314 4.4
  Same state 5,784 8.2   Welsh 265 0.4
  Different state 2,967 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 432 0.6   Other ancestries 5,972 7.9
 
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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