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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rice 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 10,761 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,243 100.0   Native 10,521 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 165 5.1       Born in United States 10,473 97.3
Kindergarten 113 3.5           State of residence 8,055 74.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,242 38.3           Different state 2,418 22.5
High school (grades 9-12) 734 22.6       Born outside United States 48 0.4
College or graduate school 989 30.5   Foreign born 240 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 177 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 28 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 6,701 100.0       Not a citizen 212 2.0
Less than 9th grade 352 5.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 762 11.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,251 33.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 240 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,846 27.5   Europe 4 1.7
Associate degree 314 4.7   Asia 34 14.2
Bachelor's degree 824 12.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 352 5.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 192 80.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.4 (X)   Northern America 10 4.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,116 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,654 100.0   English only 9,623 95.1
Never married 1,858 21.5   Language other than English 493 4.9
Now married, except separated 5,299 61.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 234 2.3
Separated 94 1.1   Spanish 412 4.1
Widowed 708 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 196 1.9
 Female 609 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 42 0.4
Divorced 695 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.2
 Female 318 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 34 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,761 100.0
           under 18 years 126 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,712 90.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 71 56.3   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 101 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 58 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,117 100.0   Dutch 294 2.7
Civilian veterans 1,121 13.8   English 1,201 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 223 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 40 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,994 27.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,663 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 232 8.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,472 100.0   Irish¹ 919 8.5
With a disability 1,021 18.7   Italian 111 1.0
 Percent employed 61.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,451 81.3   Norwegian 56 0.5
 Percent employed 78.4 (X)   Polish 87 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,826 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.1
With a disability 733 40.1   Russian 28 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 174 1.6
        Scottish 176 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,116 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,773 57.1   Swedish 258 2.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,284 42.3   Swiss 19 0.2
 Same county 1,823 18.0   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 2,461 24.3   United States or American 1,464 13.6
  Same state 1,717 17.0   Welsh 80 0.7
  Different state 744 7.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 59 0.6   Other ancestries 1,405 13.1
 
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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