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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lyon 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 35,935 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,701 100.0   Native 32,688 91.0
Nursery school, preschool 567 4.8       Born in United States 32,534 90.5
Kindergarten 527 4.5           State of residence 24,195 67.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,141 35.4           Different state 8,339 23.2
High school (grades 9-12) 2,324 19.9       Born outside United States 154 0.4
College or graduate school 4,142 35.4   Foreign born 3,247 9.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,946 5.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 611 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 20,559 100.0       Not a citizen 2,636 7.3
Less than 9th grade 1,614 7.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,118 10.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,549 31.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,247 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,842 23.6   Europe 150 4.6
Associate degree 708 3.4   Asia 301 9.3
Bachelor's degree 2,913 14.2   Africa 40 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,815 8.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2,729 84.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.8 (X)   Northern America 27 0.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,464 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 28,293 100.0   English only 28,303 84.6
Never married 8,429 29.8   Language other than English 5,161 15.4
Now married, except separated 15,146 53.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,005 9.0
Separated 301 1.1   Spanish 4,423 13.2
Widowed 1,830 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,689 8.0
 Female 1,565 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 329 1.0
Divorced 2,587 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 118 0.4
 Female 1,447 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 316 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 139 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,935 100.0
           under 18 years 455 100.0     Total ancestries reported 35,174 97.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 229 50.3   Arab 88 0.2
        Czech¹ 172 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 212 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,628 100.0   Dutch 855 2.4
Civilian veterans 2,924 11.0   English 3,020 8.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 977 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 212 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,983 25.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,657 100.0   Greek 27 0.1
With a disability 670 6.9   Hungarian 94 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,474 100.0   Irish¹ 3,425 9.5
With a disability 3,371 17.3   Italian 379 1.1
 Percent employed 64.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 16,103 82.7   Norwegian 339 0.9
 Percent employed 81.1 (X)   Polish 207 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,869 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,679 43.4   Russian 125 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 551 1.5
        Scottish 572 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 33,464 100.0   Subsaharan African 30 0.1
Same house in 1995 15,574 46.5   Swedish 1,026 2.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,805 50.2   Swiss 175 0.5
 Same county 8,958 26.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 7,847 23.4   United States or American 3,085 8.6
  Same state 5,205 15.6   Welsh 865 2.4
  Different state 2,642 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,085 3.2   Other ancestries 9,748 27.1
 
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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