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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wright 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 14,334 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,218 100.0   Native 13,911 97.0
Nursery school, preschool 269 8.4       Born in United States 13,863 96.7
Kindergarten 182 5.7           State of residence 11,667 81.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,632 50.7           Different state 2,196 15.3
High school (grades 9-12) 865 26.9       Born outside United States 48 0.3
College or graduate school 270 8.4   Foreign born 423 3.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 261 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 141 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 9,882 100.0       Not a citizen 282 2.0
Less than 9th grade 700 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 842 8.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,867 39.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 423 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,320 23.5   Europe 49 11.6
Associate degree 818 8.3   Asia 24 5.7
Bachelor's degree 959 9.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 376 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 345 81.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.4 (X)   Northern America 5 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,530 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,499 100.0   English only 12,659 93.6
Never married 2,141 18.6   Language other than English 871 6.4
Now married, except separated 7,146 62.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 380 2.8
Separated 68 0.6   Spanish 718 5.3
Widowed 1,258 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 361 2.7
 Female 1,060 9.2   Other Indo-European languages 142 1.0
Divorced 886 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
 Female 457 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,334 100.0
           under 18 years 85 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,864 110.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 44 51.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 108 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 469 3.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,813 100.0   Dutch 547 3.8
Civilian veterans 1,400 12.9   English 1,322 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 747 5.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,095 35.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,181 100.0   Greek 10 0.1
With a disability 246 7.7   Hungarian 20 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,284 100.0   Irish¹ 1,484 10.4
With a disability 1,152 15.8   Italian 99 0.7
 Percent employed 68.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,132 84.2   Norwegian 2,683 18.7
 Percent employed 84.8 (X)   Polish 114 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 2,768 100.0   Portuguese 1 0.0
With a disability 941 34.0   Russian 25 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 222 1.5
        Scottish 162 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,530 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,764 64.8   Swedish 445 3.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,645 34.3   Swiss 59 0.4
 Same county 2,643 19.5   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 2,002 14.8   United States or American 908 6.3
  Same state 1,394 10.3   Welsh 172 1.2
  Different state 608 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 121 0.9   Other ancestries 1,138 7.9
 
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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