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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 8,080 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,466 100.0   Native 8,012 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 66 4.5       Born in United States 7,990 98.9
Kindergarten 85 5.8           State of residence 6,168 76.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 682 46.5           Different state 1,822 22.5
High school (grades 9-12) 473 32.3       Born outside United States 22 0.3
College or graduate school 160 10.9   Foreign born 68 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 56 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 6,185 100.0       Not a citizen 63 0.8
Less than 9th grade 587 9.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,394 22.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,256 36.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 68 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,066 17.2   Europe 14 20.6
Associate degree 255 4.1   Asia 39 57.4
Bachelor's degree 345 5.6   Africa 2 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 282 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 13 19.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,777 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,030 100.0   English only 7,600 97.7
Never married 790 11.2   Language other than English 177 2.3
Now married, except separated 5,117 72.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 1.0
Separated 126 1.8   Spanish 70 0.9
Widowed 449 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 0.5
 Female 329 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 70 0.9
Divorced 548 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.4
 Female 316 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 35 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,080 100.0
           under 18 years 108 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,721 70.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 68 63.0   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,814 100.0   Dutch 122 1.5
Civilian veterans 986 14.5   English 1,223 15.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 217 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 702 8.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,130 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 105 9.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,906 100.0   Irish¹ 870 10.8
With a disability 1,462 37.4   Italian 75 0.9
 Percent employed 66.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,444 62.6   Norwegian 23 0.3
 Percent employed 66.2 (X)   Polish 27 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,188 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 469 39.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 137 1.7
        Scottish 137 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,777 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,226 67.2   Swedish 12 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,505 32.2   Swiss 3 0.0
 Same county 734 9.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,771 22.8   United States or American 1,435 17.8
  Same state 1,266 16.3   Welsh 47 0.6
  Different state 505 6.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 46 0.6   Other ancestries 670 8.3
 
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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