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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Faribault 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 16,181 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,880 100.0   Native 15,926 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 287 7.4       Born in United States 15,909 98.3
Kindergarten 182 4.7           State of residence 12,778 79.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,811 46.7           Different state 3,131 19.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,231 31.7       Born outside United States 17 0.1
College or graduate school 369 9.5   Foreign born 255 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 122 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 87 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 11,128 100.0       Not a citizen 168 1.0
Less than 9th grade 913 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 909 8.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,543 40.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 255 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,582 23.2   Europe 35 13.7
Associate degree 642 5.8   Asia 44 17.3
Bachelor's degree 1,163 10.5   Africa 12 4.7
Graduate or professional degree 376 3.4   Oceania 2 0.8
        Latin America 149 58.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.6 (X)   Northern America 13 5.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,318 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,127 100.0   English only 14,721 96.1
Never married 2,682 20.4   Language other than English 597 3.9
Now married, except separated 8,233 62.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 233 1.5
Separated 139 1.1   Spanish 380 2.5
Widowed 1,224 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 174 1.1
 Female 1,034 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 157 1.0
Divorced 849 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.2
 Female 383 2.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 42 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,181 100.0
           under 18 years 90 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,430 120.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 65 72.2   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 163 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 398 2.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,230 100.0   Dutch 292 1.8
Civilian veterans 1,733 14.2   English 922 5.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 508 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 86 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,851 48.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,541 100.0   Greek 12 0.1
With a disability 294 8.3   Hungarian 13 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,063 100.0   Irish¹ 1,346 8.3
With a disability 1,237 15.3   Italian 52 0.3
 Percent employed 68.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,826 84.7   Norwegian 3,875 23.9
 Percent employed 84.3 (X)   Polish 1,086 6.7
     Population 65 years and over 3,306 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,183 35.8   Russian 25 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 143 0.9
        Scottish 188 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,318 100.0   Subsaharan African 40 0.2
Same house in 1995 10,647 69.5   Swedish 650 4.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,615 30.1   Swiss 15 0.1
 Same county 2,465 16.1   Ukrainian 28 0.2
 Different county 2,150 14.0   United States or American 487 3.0
  Same state 1,362 8.9   Welsh 74 0.5
  Different state 788 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 56 0.4   Other ancestries 1,166 7.2
 
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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