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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grant 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 73,403 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,117 100.0   Native 72,529 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,048 5.5       Born in United States 72,188 98.3
Kindergarten 1,025 5.4           State of residence 53,036 72.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,284 43.3           Different state 19,152 26.1
High school (grades 9-12) 3,464 18.1       Born outside United States 341 0.5
College or graduate school 5,296 27.7   Foreign born 874 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 257 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 495 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 47,408 100.0       Not a citizen 379 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,466 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,405 15.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19,858 41.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 874 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,607 18.2   Europe 259 29.6
Associate degree 2,401 5.1   Asia 317 36.3
Bachelor's degree 3,804 8.0   Africa 30 3.4
Graduate or professional degree 2,867 6.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 169 19.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.2 (X)   Northern America 99 11.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 68,963 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 58,828 100.0   English only 66,272 96.1
Never married 12,971 22.0   Language other than English 2,691 3.9
Now married, except separated 33,980 57.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 826 1.2
Separated 596 1.0   Spanish 1,534 2.2
Widowed 4,651 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 481 0.7
 Female 3,948 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 750 1.1
Divorced 6,630 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 212 0.3
 Female 3,863 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 361 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 122 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 73,403 100.0
           under 18 years 1,420 100.0     Total ancestries reported 57,539 78.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 758 53.4   Arab 36 0.0
        Czech¹ 123 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 55 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 56,003 100.0   Dutch 1,900 2.6
Civilian veterans 8,026 14.3   English 6,739 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,415 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 153 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,456 17.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 17,366 100.0   Greek 108 0.1
With a disability 1,425 8.2   Hungarian 271 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 40,032 100.0   Irish¹ 6,213 8.5
With a disability 8,204 20.5   Italian 971 1.3
 Percent employed 47.9 (X)   Lithuanian 51 0.1
No disability 31,828 79.5   Norwegian 461 0.6
 Percent employed 78.0 (X)   Polish 641 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 10,332 100.0   Portuguese 45 0.1
With a disability 4,409 42.7   Russian 98 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 905 1.2
        Scottish 1,350 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 33 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 68,963 100.0   Subsaharan African 175 0.2
Same house in 1995 38,301 55.5   Swedish 483 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 30,074 43.6   Swiss 292 0.4
 Same county 19,593 28.4   Ukrainian 86 0.1
 Different county 10,481 15.2   United States or American 10,435 14.2
  Same state 4,687 6.8   Welsh 445 0.6
  Different state 5,794 8.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 588 0.9   Other ancestries 11,576 15.8
 
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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