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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grant 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 6,289 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,476 100.0   Native 6,247 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 96 6.5       Born in United States 6,221 98.9
Kindergarten 76 5.1           State of residence 5,150 81.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 731 49.5           Different state 1,071 17.0
High school (grades 9-12) 408 27.6       Born outside United States 26 0.4
College or graduate school 165 11.2   Foreign born 42 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 21 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 4,370 100.0       Not a citizen 21 0.3
Less than 9th grade 417 9.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 302 6.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,545 35.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 42 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,062 24.3   Europe 21 50.0
Associate degree 359 8.2   Asia 7 16.7
Bachelor's degree 549 12.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 136 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 9 21.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.5 (X)   Northern America 5 11.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,968 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,098 100.0   English only 5,719 95.8
Never married 976 19.1   Language other than English 249 4.2
Now married, except separated 3,190 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55 0.9
Separated 29 0.6   Spanish 82 1.4
Widowed 544 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.4
 Female 447 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 157 2.6
Divorced 359 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.5
 Female 169 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 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 6,289 100.0
           under 18 years 36 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,083 128.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 10 27.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 78 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 133 2.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,791 100.0   Dutch 139 2.2
Civilian veterans 664 13.9   English 323 5.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 147 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 27 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,434 38.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,379 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 80 5.8   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,138 100.0   Irish¹ 388 6.2
With a disability 472 15.0   Italian 33 0.5
 Percent employed 68.6 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 2,666 85.0   Norwegian 2,755 43.8
 Percent employed 84.9 (X)   Polish 122 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 1,266 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 440 34.8   Russian 7 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 67 1.1
        Scottish 54 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 5,968 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,863 64.7   Swedish 857 13.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,098 35.2   Swiss 10 0.2
 Same county 1,031 17.3   Ukrainian 5 0.1
 Different county 1,067 17.9   United States or American 134 2.1
  Same state 822 13.8   Welsh 15 0.2
  Different state 245 4.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 7 0.1   Other ancestries 344 5.5
 
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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