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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Allamakee 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 14,675 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,436 100.0   Native 13,863 94.5
Nursery school, preschool 180 5.2       Born in United States 13,820 94.2
Kindergarten 187 5.4           State of residence 10,086 68.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,784 51.9           Different state 3,734 25.4
High school (grades 9-12) 951 27.7       Born outside United States 43 0.3
College or graduate school 334 9.7   Foreign born 812 5.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 723 4.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 96 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 9,946 100.0       Not a citizen 716 4.9
Less than 9th grade 967 9.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 879 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,405 44.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 812 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,693 17.0   Europe 217 26.7
Associate degree 565 5.7   Asia 120 14.8
Bachelor's degree 1,060 10.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 377 3.8   Oceania 3 0.4
        Latin America 456 56.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.4 (X)   Northern America 16 2.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,812 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,654 100.0   English only 12,683 91.8
Never married 2,416 20.7   Language other than English 1,129 8.2
Now married, except separated 7,233 62.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 722 5.2
Separated 96 0.8   Spanish 526 3.8
Widowed 1,075 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 463 3.4
 Female 853 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 558 4.0
Divorced 834 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 233 1.7
 Female 379 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 19 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,675 100.0
           under 18 years 79 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,652 120.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 44 55.7   Arab 20 0.1
        Czech¹ 244 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 50 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,924 100.0   Dutch 181 1.2
Civilian veterans 1,550 14.2   English 960 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 337 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 50 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,742 45.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,302 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 221 6.7   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,726 100.0   Irish¹ 3,080 21.0
With a disability 1,080 14.0   Italian 61 0.4
 Percent employed 66.1 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 6,646 86.0   Norwegian 2,971 20.2
 Percent employed 83.0 (X)   Polish 81 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,417 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 785 32.5   Russian 95 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 146 1.0
        Scottish 174 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,812 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,858 64.1   Swedish 240 1.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,388 31.8   Swiss 137 0.9
 Same county 2,581 18.7   Ukrainian 128 0.9
 Different county 1,807 13.1   United States or American 781 5.3
  Same state 1,125 8.1   Welsh 23 0.2
  Different state 682 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 566 4.1   Other ancestries 1,123 7.7
 
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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