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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lac qui Parle 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 8,067 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,860 100.0   Native 7,989 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 144 7.7       Born in United States 7,981 98.9
Kindergarten 98 5.3           State of residence 6,669 82.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 921 49.5           Different state 1,312 16.3
High school (grades 9-12) 569 30.6       Born outside United States 8 0.1
College or graduate school 128 6.9   Foreign born 78 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 19 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 57 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 5,644 100.0       Not a citizen 21 0.3
Less than 9th grade 648 11.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 438 7.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,125 37.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 78 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,273 22.6   Europe 35 44.9
Associate degree 429 7.6   Asia 27 34.6
Bachelor's degree 544 9.6   Africa 1 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 187 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 9 11.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.8 (X)   Northern America 6 7.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,664 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,516 100.0   English only 7,389 96.4
Never married 1,267 19.4   Language other than English 275 3.6
Now married, except separated 4,137 63.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 0.9
Separated 47 0.7   Spanish 73 1.0
Widowed 670 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.4
 Female 556 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 191 2.5
Divorced 395 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.5
 Female 170 2.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,067 100.0
           under 18 years 40 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,135 125.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 27 67.5   Arab 5 0.1
        Czech¹ 30 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 228 2.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,085 100.0   Dutch 224 2.8
Civilian veterans 832 13.7   English 316 3.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 176 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 27 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,396 42.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,812 100.0   Greek 5 0.1
With a disability 102 5.6   Hungarian 7 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,963 100.0   Irish¹ 327 4.1
With a disability 652 16.5   Italian 40 0.5
 Percent employed 73.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,311 83.5   Norwegian 3,861 47.9
 Percent employed 85.0 (X)   Polish 123 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,683 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 562 33.4   Russian 15 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 28 0.3
        Scottish 46 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,664 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,550 72.4   Swedish 765 9.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,094 27.3   Swiss 10 0.1
 Same county 1,065 13.9   Ukrainian 5 0.1
 Different county 1,029 13.4   United States or American 179 2.2
  Same state 688 9.0   Welsh 14 0.2
  Different state 341 4.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 20 0.3   Other ancestries 304 3.8
 
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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