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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gogebic 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 17,370 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,902 100.0   Native 17,151 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 244 6.3       Born in United States 17,079 98.3
Kindergarten 194 5.0           State of residence 11,284 65.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,645 42.2           Different state 5,795 33.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,094 28.0       Born outside United States 72 0.4
College or graduate school 725 18.6   Foreign born 219 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 19 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 182 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 12,311 100.0       Not a citizen 37 0.2
Less than 9th grade 549 4.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,238 10.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,735 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 219 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,691 21.9   Europe 162 74.0
Associate degree 1,151 9.3   Asia 32 14.6
Bachelor's degree 1,330 10.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 617 5.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 12 5.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.5 (X)   Northern America 13 5.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,563 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,553 100.0   English only 15,644 94.5
Never married 3,300 22.7   Language other than English 919 5.5
Now married, except separated 8,354 57.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 213 1.3
Separated 141 1.0   Spanish 202 1.2
Widowed 1,497 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.4
 Female 1,183 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 334 2.0
Divorced 1,261 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 84 0.5
 Female 648 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 26 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,370 100.0
           under 18 years 137 100.0     Total ancestries reported 21,709 125.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 68 49.6   Arab 41 0.2
        Czech¹ 278 1.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 87 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,809 100.0   Dutch 191 1.1
Civilian veterans 2,691 19.5   English 1,524 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 888 5.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 397 2.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,853 16.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,393 100.0   Greek 25 0.1
With a disability 370 10.9   Hungarian 38 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,745 100.0   Irish¹ 1,486 8.6
With a disability 1,899 21.7   Italian 2,467 14.2
 Percent employed 47.4 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.1
No disability 6,846 78.3   Norwegian 681 3.9
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 1,845 10.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,686 100.0   Portuguese 26 0.1
With a disability 1,610 43.7   Russian 76 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 125 0.7
        Scottish 180 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 250 1.4
  Population 5 years and over 16,563 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,027 66.6   Swedish 1,591 9.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,372 32.4   Swiss 31 0.2
 Same county 3,037 18.3   Ukrainian 17 0.1
 Different county 2,335 14.1   United States or American 681 3.9
  Same state 856 5.2   Welsh 21 0.1
  Different state 1,479 8.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 164 1.0   Other ancestries 5,894 33.9
 
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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