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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Alger 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 9,862 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,015 100.0   Native 9,763 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 110 5.5       Born in United States 9,744 98.8
Kindergarten 107 5.3           State of residence 8,306 84.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 982 48.7           Different state 1,438 14.6
High school (grades 9-12) 626 31.1       Born outside United States 19 0.2
College or graduate school 190 9.4   Foreign born 99 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 32 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 53 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 7,169 100.0       Not a citizen 46 0.5
Less than 9th grade 428 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 895 12.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,035 42.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 99 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,463 20.4   Europe 36 36.4
Associate degree 296 4.1   Asia 34 34.3
Bachelor's degree 760 10.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 292 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 10 10.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.5 (X)   Northern America 19 19.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,431 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,247 100.0   English only 8,938 94.8
Never married 1,955 23.7   Language other than English 493 5.2
Now married, except separated 4,812 58.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 130 1.4
Separated 117 1.4   Spanish 159 1.7
Widowed 678 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 0.7
 Female 529 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 110 1.2
Divorced 685 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.2
 Female 278 3.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,862 100.0
           under 18 years 103 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,435 116.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 54 52.4   Arab 22 0.2
        Czech¹ 64 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 38 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,843 100.0   Dutch 198 2.0
Civilian veterans 1,367 17.4   English 877 8.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,145 11.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 546 5.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,520 15.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,867 100.0   Greek 20 0.2
With a disability 139 7.4   Hungarian 35 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,021 100.0   Irish¹ 1,006 10.2
With a disability 802 16.0   Italian 208 2.1
 Percent employed 43.3 (X)   Lithuanian 10 0.1
No disability 4,219 84.0   Norwegian 210 2.1
 Percent employed 72.7 (X)   Polish 830 8.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,620 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 718 44.3   Russian 18 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 123 1.2
        Scottish 168 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 13 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 9,431 100.0   Subsaharan African 10 0.1
Same house in 1995 6,275 66.5   Swedish 668 6.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,100 32.9   Swiss 31 0.3
 Same county 1,586 16.8   Ukrainian 18 0.2
 Different county 1,514 16.1   United States or American 515 5.2
  Same state 1,041 11.0   Welsh 32 0.3
  Different state 473 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 56 0.6   Other ancestries 3,105 31.5
 
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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