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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wolfe 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 7,065 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,649 100.0   Native 7,016 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 99 6.0       Born in United States 7,016 99.3
Kindergarten 113 6.9           State of residence 5,994 84.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 822 49.8           Different state 1,022 14.5
High school (grades 9-12) 398 24.1       Born outside United States 0 0.0
College or graduate school 217 13.2   Foreign born 49 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 43 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 0 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 4,571 100.0       Not a citizen 49 0.7
Less than 9th grade 1,182 25.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 937 20.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,406 30.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 49 100.0
Some college, no degree 471 10.3   Europe 6 12.2
Associate degree 91 2.0   Asia 25 51.0
Bachelor's degree 245 5.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 239 5.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 18 36.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 53.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,605 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,558 100.0   English only 6,489 98.2
Never married 1,051 18.9   Language other than English 116 1.8
Now married, except separated 3,333 60.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 65 1.0
Separated 107 1.9   Spanish 71 1.1
Widowed 419 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.6
 Female 322 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 28 0.4
Divorced 648 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.2
 Female 352 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,065 100.0
           under 18 years 70 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,726 52.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 41 58.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,228 100.0   Dutch 18 0.3
Civilian veterans 494 9.4   English 488 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 32 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 206 2.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,679 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 245 14.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,025 100.0   Irish¹ 488 6.9
With a disability 1,496 37.2   Italian 28 0.4
 Percent employed 28.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,529 62.8   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 64.7 (X)   Polish 15 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 794 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.1
With a disability 550 69.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 46 0.7
        Scottish 29 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,605 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,275 64.7   Swedish 2 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,294 34.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,390 21.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 904 13.7   United States or American 1,886 26.7
  Same state 573 8.7   Welsh 28 0.4
  Different state 331 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 36 0.5   Other ancestries 456 6.5
 
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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