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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rock 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 9,721 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,525 100.0   Native 9,611 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 230 9.1       Born in United States 9,551 98.3
Kindergarten 196 7.8           State of residence 5,740 59.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,112 44.0           Different state 3,811 39.2
High school (grades 9-12) 711 28.2       Born outside United States 60 0.6
College or graduate school 276 10.9   Foreign born 110 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 53 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 59 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 6,485 100.0       Not a citizen 51 0.5
Less than 9th grade 783 12.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 416 6.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,314 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 110 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,493 23.0   Europe 41 37.3
Associate degree 483 7.4   Asia 30 27.3
Bachelor's degree 790 12.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 206 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 28 25.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.5 (X)   Northern America 11 10.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,165 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,683 100.0   English only 8,847 96.5
Never married 1,592 20.7   Language other than English 318 3.5
Now married, except separated 5,076 66.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 94 1.0
Separated 52 0.7   Spanish 108 1.2
Widowed 662 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.3
 Female 562 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 170 1.9
Divorced 301 3.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.5
 Female 151 2.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 33 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,721 100.0
           under 18 years 79 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,692 120.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 24 30.4   Arab 7 0.1
        Czech¹ 65 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 254 2.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,150 100.0   Dutch 2,366 24.3
Civilian veterans 942 13.2   English 450 4.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 139 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 38 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,465 45.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,357 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 196 8.3   Hungarian 11 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,794 100.0   Irish¹ 548 5.6
With a disability 614 12.8   Italian 46 0.5
 Percent employed 65.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,180 87.2   Norwegian 1,947 20.0
 Percent employed 88.5 (X)   Polish 90 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 1,812 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 637 35.2   Russian 19 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 39 0.4
        Scottish 80 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,165 100.0   Subsaharan African 1 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,235 68.0   Swedish 380 3.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,866 31.3   Swiss 49 0.5
 Same county 1,642 17.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,224 13.4   United States or American 154 1.6
  Same state 433 4.7   Welsh 23 0.2
  Different state 791 8.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 64 0.7   Other ancestries 517 5.3
 
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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