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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wabash 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 12,937 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,334 100.0   Native 12,844 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 225 6.7       Born in United States 12,820 99.1
Kindergarten 147 4.4           State of residence 7,736 59.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,435 43.0           Different state 5,084 39.3
High school (grades 9-12) 797 23.9       Born outside United States 24 0.2
College or graduate school 730 21.9   Foreign born 93 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 20 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 67 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 8,627 100.0       Not a citizen 26 0.2
Less than 9th grade 512 5.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,024 11.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,665 30.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 93 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,105 24.4   Europe 33 35.5
Associate degree 1,243 14.4   Asia 23 24.7
Bachelor's degree 719 8.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 359 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 27 29.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.2 (X)   Northern America 10 10.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,191 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,433 100.0   English only 11,829 97.0
Never married 2,239 21.5   Language other than English 362 3.0
Now married, except separated 6,224 59.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 88 0.7
Separated 101 1.0   Spanish 166 1.4
Widowed 810 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.4
 Female 672 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 183 1.5
Divorced 1,059 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.3
 Female 573 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,937 100.0
           under 18 years 205 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,146 86.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 121 59.0   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,805 100.0   Dutch 266 2.1
Civilian veterans 1,562 15.9   English 1,358 10.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 428 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,504 27.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,977 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 262 8.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,003 100.0   Irish¹ 1,393 10.8
With a disability 1,252 17.9   Italian 147 1.1
 Percent employed 58.0 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.1
No disability 5,751 82.1   Norwegian 59 0.5
 Percent employed 82.5 (X)   Polish 58 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,054 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.2
With a disability 781 38.0   Russian 16 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 132 1.0
        Scottish 217 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 12,191 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 7,671 62.9   Swedish 132 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,489 36.8   Swiss 40 0.3
 Same county 2,717 22.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,772 14.5   United States or American 1,919 14.8
  Same state 820 6.7   Welsh 51 0.4
  Different state 952 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 31 0.3   Other ancestries 1,366 10.6
 
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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