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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Goodhue 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 44,127 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,305 100.0   Native 43,615 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 784 6.9       Born in United States 43,449 98.5
Kindergarten 618 5.5           State of residence 34,409 78.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,391 47.7           Different state 9,040 20.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,210 28.4       Born outside United States 166 0.4
College or graduate school 1,302 11.5   Foreign born 512 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 240 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 240 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 29,127 100.0       Not a citizen 272 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,746 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,128 7.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,633 36.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 512 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,877 23.6   Europe 158 30.9
Associate degree 2,189 7.5   Asia 156 30.5
Bachelor's degree 4,004 13.7   Africa 21 4.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,550 5.3   Oceania 7 1.4
        Latin America 127 24.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.7 (X)   Northern America 43 8.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 41,483 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 34,882 100.0   English only 40,156 96.8
Never married 8,096 23.2   Language other than English 1,327 3.2
Now married, except separated 21,234 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 464 1.1
Separated 255 0.7   Spanish 585 1.4
Widowed 2,383 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 233 0.6
 Female 1,964 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 536 1.3
Divorced 2,914 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 122 0.3
 Female 1,458 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 91 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 55 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 44,127 100.0
           under 18 years 312 100.0     Total ancestries reported 55,446 125.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 95 30.4   Arab 17 0.0
        Czech¹ 744 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 757 1.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 32,448 100.0   Dutch 771 1.7
Civilian veterans 4,476 13.8   English 2,585 5.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,156 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 370 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 19,745 44.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,548 100.0   Greek 24 0.1
With a disability 625 5.9   Hungarian 91 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,941 100.0   Irish¹ 4,881 11.1
With a disability 3,335 13.9   Italian 410 0.9
 Percent employed 74.8 (X)   Lithuanian 24 0.1
No disability 20,606 86.1   Norwegian 11,041 25.0
 Percent employed 85.9 (X)   Polish 1,157 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 5,960 100.0   Portuguese 26 0.1
With a disability 2,103 35.3   Russian 33 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 256 0.6
        Scottish 416 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 41 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 41,483 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.0
Same house in 1995 25,916 62.5   Swedish 5,279 12.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,300 36.9   Swiss 531 1.2
 Same county 7,901 19.0   Ukrainian 50 0.1
 Different county 7,399 17.8   United States or American 1,436 3.3
  Same state 4,762 11.5   Welsh 184 0.4
  Different state 2,637 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 27 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 267 0.6   Other ancestries 3,378 7.7
 
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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