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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Koochiching 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 14,355 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,451 100.0   Native 13,514 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 206 6.0       Born in United States 13,221 92.1
Kindergarten 199 5.8           State of residence 10,428 72.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,649 47.8           Different state 2,793 19.5
High school (grades 9-12) 922 26.7       Born outside United States 293 2.0
College or graduate school 475 13.8   Foreign born 841 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 213 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 536 3.7
  Population 25 years and over 9,999 100.0       Not a citizen 305 2.1
Less than 9th grade 677 6.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,128 11.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,745 37.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 841 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,151 21.5   Europe 132 15.7
Associate degree 788 7.9   Asia 30 3.6
Bachelor's degree 1,015 10.2   Africa 31 3.7
Graduate or professional degree 495 5.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 32 3.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.9 (X)   Northern America 616 73.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,607 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,582 100.0   English only 13,122 96.4
Never married 2,524 21.8   Language other than English 485 3.6
Now married, except separated 6,745 58.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 155 1.1
Separated 64 0.6   Spanish 172 1.3
Widowed 1,033 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.6
 Female 843 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 191 1.4
Divorced 1,216 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.3
 Female 597 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 16 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,355 100.0
           under 18 years 133 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,475 121.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 48 36.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 146 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 314 2.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,910 100.0   Dutch 233 1.6
Civilian veterans 1,721 15.8   English 1,000 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 890 6.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 306 2.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,487 24.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,199 100.0   Greek 8 0.1
With a disability 269 8.4   Hungarian 44 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,801 100.0   Irish¹ 1,450 10.1
With a disability 1,495 19.2   Italian 311 2.2
 Percent employed 53.6 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.1
No disability 6,306 80.8   Norwegian 3,438 23.9
 Percent employed 78.9 (X)   Polish 568 4.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,407 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 858 35.6   Russian 48 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 201 1.4
        Scottish 259 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 16 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 13,607 100.0   Subsaharan African 18 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,977 66.0   Swedish 2,067 14.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,495 33.0   Swiss 65 0.5
 Same county 2,891 21.2   Ukrainian 348 2.4
 Different county 1,604 11.8   United States or American 559 3.9
  Same state 838 6.2   Welsh 47 0.3
  Different state 766 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 12 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 135 1.0   Other ancestries 1,623 11.3
 
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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