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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Winneshiek 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 21,310 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,105 100.0   Native 20,863 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 375 5.3       Born in United States 20,782 97.5
Kindergarten 286 4.0           State of residence 15,661 73.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,273 32.0           Different state 5,121 24.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,341 18.9       Born outside United States 81 0.4
College or graduate school 2,830 39.8   Foreign born 447 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 280 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 112 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 12,864 100.0       Not a citizen 335 1.6
Less than 9th grade 1,200 9.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 850 6.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,794 37.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 447 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,424 18.8   Europe 110 24.6
Associate degree 961 7.5   Asia 183 40.9
Bachelor's degree 1,840 14.3   Africa 55 12.3
Graduate or professional degree 795 6.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 75 16.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.1 (X)   Northern America 24 5.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,249 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,452 100.0   English only 19,194 94.8
Never married 5,554 31.8   Language other than English 1,055 5.2
Now married, except separated 9,742 55.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 267 1.3
Separated 65 0.4   Spanish 388 1.9
Widowed 1,132 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 111 0.5
 Female 935 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 516 2.5
Divorced 959 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 0.5
 Female 501 2.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 96 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,310 100.0
           under 18 years 51 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,111 127.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 50 98.0   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 2,037 9.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 258 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,465 100.0   Dutch 322 1.5
Civilian veterans 1,679 10.2   English 1,430 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 352 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 35 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,938 46.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,842 100.0   Greek 43 0.2
With a disability 373 6.4   Hungarian 64 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,995 100.0   Irish¹ 2,384 11.2
With a disability 1,326 12.1   Italian 131 0.6
 Percent employed 80.1 (X)   Lithuanian 19 0.1
No disability 9,669 87.9   Norwegian 7,216 33.9
 Percent employed 87.0 (X)   Polish 162 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,098 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 1,074 34.7   Russian 41 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 179 0.8
        Scottish 137 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 20,249 100.0   Subsaharan African 72 0.3
Same house in 1995 12,239 60.4   Swedish 457 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,721 38.1   Swiss 165 0.8
 Same county 3,776 18.6   Ukrainian 33 0.2
 Different county 3,945 19.5   United States or American 490 2.3
  Same state 1,749 8.6   Welsh 65 0.3
  Different state 2,196 10.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 16 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 289 1.4   Other ancestries 1,049 4.9
 
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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