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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Iowa 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 15,671 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,952 100.0   Native 15,548 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 263 6.7       Born in United States 15,518 99.0
Kindergarten 240 6.1           State of residence 13,580 86.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,978 50.1           Different state 1,938 12.4
High school (grades 9-12) 981 24.8       Born outside United States 30 0.2
College or graduate school 490 12.4   Foreign born 123 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 29 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 76 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 10,565 100.0       Not a citizen 47 0.3
Less than 9th grade 641 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 731 6.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,448 42.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 123 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,307 21.8   Europe 51 41.5
Associate degree 774 7.3   Asia 45 36.6
Bachelor's degree 1,213 11.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 451 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 20 16.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.0 (X)   Northern America 7 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,714 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,238 100.0   English only 14,010 95.2
Never married 2,439 19.9   Language other than English 704 4.8
Now married, except separated 7,755 63.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 156 1.1
Separated 110 0.9   Spanish 164 1.1
Widowed 1,013 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.3
 Female 836 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 498 3.4
Divorced 921 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 95 0.6
 Female 486 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 38 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,671 100.0
           under 18 years 87 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,770 100.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 61 70.1   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 609 3.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 117 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,550 100.0   Dutch 491 3.1
Civilian veterans 1,537 13.3   English 1,295 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 388 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 26 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,136 45.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,702 100.0   Greek 12 0.1
With a disability 264 7.1   Hungarian 10 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,326 100.0   Irish¹ 1,901 12.1
With a disability 980 11.8   Italian 98 0.6
 Percent employed 70.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,346 88.2   Norwegian 559 3.6
 Percent employed 87.8 (X)   Polish 114 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,425 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 769 31.7   Russian 8 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 187 1.2
        Scottish 218 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,714 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,690 65.9   Swedish 300 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,002 34.0   Swiss 186 1.2
 Same county 2,543 17.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,459 16.7   United States or American 924 5.9
  Same state 1,894 12.9   Welsh 253 1.6
  Different state 565 3.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 22 0.1   Other ancestries 930 5.9
 
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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