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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ford 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 14,241 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,420 100.0   Native 14,091 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 287 8.4       Born in United States 14,027 98.5
Kindergarten 203 5.9           State of residence 11,599 81.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,689 49.4           Different state 2,428 17.0
High school (grades 9-12) 785 23.0       Born outside United States 64 0.4
College or graduate school 456 13.3   Foreign born 150 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 40 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 82 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 9,557 100.0       Not a citizen 68 0.5
Less than 9th grade 438 4.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 896 9.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,016 42.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 150 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,070 21.7   Europe 70 46.7
Associate degree 809 8.5   Asia 50 33.3
Bachelor's degree 890 9.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 438 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 19 12.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.0 (X)   Northern America 11 7.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,296 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,218 100.0   English only 12,943 97.3
Never married 2,075 18.5   Language other than English 353 2.7
Now married, except separated 7,034 62.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 0.6
Separated 73 0.7   Spanish 100 0.8
Widowed 1,060 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.3
 Female 922 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 193 1.5
Divorced 976 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.2
 Female 497 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 48 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,241 100.0
           under 18 years 143 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,010 98.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 96 67.1   Arab 1 0.0
        Czech¹ 53 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 98 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,552 100.0   Dutch 314 2.2
Civilian veterans 1,622 15.4   English 1,737 12.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 509 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 94 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,089 35.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,120 100.0   Greek 40 0.3
With a disability 249 8.0   Hungarian 39 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,379 100.0   Irish¹ 1,848 13.0
With a disability 989 13.4   Italian 305 2.1
 Percent employed 60.0 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.1
No disability 6,390 86.6   Norwegian 333 2.3
 Percent employed 84.6 (X)   Polish 150 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,388 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 911 38.1   Russian 1 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 140 1.0
        Scottish 284 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,296 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,541 64.2   Swedish 715 5.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,709 35.4   Swiss 61 0.4
 Same county 2,061 15.5   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 2,648 19.9   United States or American 1,045 7.3
  Same state 2,237 16.8   Welsh 50 0.4
  Different state 411 3.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 46 0.3   Other ancestries 1,084 7.6
 
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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