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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Woodbury 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 103,877 100.0
      enrolled in school 27,592 100.0   Native 96,362 92.8
Nursery school, preschool 2,043 7.4       Born in United States 95,939 92.4
Kindergarten 1,649 6.0           State of residence 71,134 68.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,876 46.7           Different state 24,805 23.9
High school (grades 9-12) 6,227 22.6       Born outside United States 423 0.4
College or graduate school 4,797 17.4   Foreign born 7,515 7.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,490 4.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,921 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 64,932 100.0       Not a citizen 5,594 5.4
Less than 9th grade 4,628 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,421 11.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 22,747 35.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,515 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,935 21.5   Europe 306 4.1
Associate degree 3,927 6.0   Asia 1,931 25.7
Bachelor's degree 8,374 12.9   Africa 243 3.2
Graduate or professional degree 3,900 6.0   Oceania 12 0.2
        Latin America 4,906 65.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.4 (X)   Northern America 117 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 96,157 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 80,186 100.0   English only 84,839 88.2
Never married 21,533 26.9   Language other than English 11,318 11.8
Now married, except separated 43,558 54.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,291 6.5
Separated 1,276 1.6   Spanish 7,774 8.1
Widowed 5,863 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,579 4.8
 Female 4,877 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,231 1.3
Divorced 7,956 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 252 0.3
 Female 4,381 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,004 2.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,387 1.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 103,877 100.0
           under 18 years 1,257 100.0     Total ancestries reported 118,272 113.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 635 50.5   Arab 253 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,256 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,950 2.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 75,349 100.0   Dutch 4,314 4.2
Civilian veterans 10,408 13.8   English 8,924 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,681 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 931 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 34,687 33.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 25,452 100.0   Greek 423 0.4
With a disability 1,905 7.5   Hungarian 96 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 56,305 100.0   Irish¹ 15,641 15.1
With a disability 9,858 17.5   Italian 1,568 1.5
 Percent employed 61.9 (X)   Lithuanian 319 0.3
No disability 46,447 82.5   Norwegian 6,697 6.4
 Percent employed 83.3 (X)   Polish 1,793 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 13,044 100.0   Portuguese 101 0.1
With a disability 5,174 39.7   Russian 504 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 1,244 1.2
        Scottish 1,229 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 23 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 96,157 100.0   Subsaharan African 374 0.4
Same house in 1995 53,011 55.1   Swedish 5,142 5.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 40,901 42.5   Swiss 297 0.3
 Same county 26,699 27.8   Ukrainian 36 0.0
 Different county 14,202 14.8   United States or American 5,206 5.0
  Same state 4,455 4.6   Welsh 521 0.5
  Different state 9,747 10.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 27 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2,245 2.3   Other ancestries 19,035 18.3
 
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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