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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grant 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 7,909 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,281 100.0   Native 6,939 87.7
Nursery school, preschool 128 5.6       Born in United States 6,930 87.6
Kindergarten 153 6.7           State of residence 4,397 55.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,233 54.1           Different state 2,533 32.0
High school (grades 9-12) 568 24.9       Born outside United States 9 0.1
College or graduate school 199 8.7   Foreign born 970 12.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 491 6.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 328 4.1
  Population 25 years and over 4,712 100.0       Not a citizen 642 8.1
Less than 9th grade 697 14.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 644 13.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,319 28.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 970 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,040 22.1   Europe 6 0.6
Associate degree 295 6.3   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 561 11.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 156 3.3   Oceania 10 1.0
        Latin America 948 97.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.5 (X)   Northern America 6 0.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,241 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,785 100.0   English only 5,077 70.1
Never married 1,035 17.9   Language other than English 2,164 29.9
Now married, except separated 3,924 67.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 820 11.3
Separated 84 1.5   Spanish 2,087 28.8
Widowed 329 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 810 11.2
 Female 261 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 72 1.0
Divorced 413 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 276 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 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 7,909 100.0
           under 18 years 103 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,908 87.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 77 74.8   Arab 28 0.4
        Czech¹ 13 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,323 100.0   Dutch 173 2.2
Civilian veterans 437 8.2   English 566 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 112 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,138 14.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,196 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 114 5.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,292 100.0   Irish¹ 565 7.1
With a disability 689 16.1   Italian 41 0.5
 Percent employed 44.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,603 83.9   Norwegian 20 0.3
 Percent employed 75.2 (X)   Polish 71 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 681 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 215 31.6   Russian 38 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 99 1.3
        Scottish 95 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 7,241 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,985 55.0   Swedish 149 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,143 43.4   Swiss 8 0.1
 Same county 1,699 23.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,444 19.9   United States or American 990 12.5
  Same state 687 9.5   Welsh 26 0.3
  Different state 757 10.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 113 1.6   Other ancestries 2,758 34.9
 
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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