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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sibley 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 15,356 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,952 100.0   Native 14,960 97.4
Nursery school, preschool 308 7.8       Born in United States 14,902 97.0
Kindergarten 240 6.1           State of residence 13,058 85.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,996 50.5           Different state 1,844 12.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,038 26.3       Born outside United States 58 0.4
College or graduate school 370 9.4   Foreign born 396 2.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 254 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 77 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 9,970 100.0       Not a citizen 319 2.1
Less than 9th grade 1,183 11.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 892 8.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,998 40.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 396 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,098 21.0   Europe 37 9.3
Associate degree 644 6.5   Asia 41 10.4
Bachelor's degree 877 8.8   Africa 6 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 278 2.8   Oceania 4 1.0
        Latin America 293 74.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.2 (X)   Northern America 15 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,281 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,903 100.0   English only 12,964 90.8
Never married 2,632 22.1   Language other than English 1,317 9.2
Now married, except separated 7,487 62.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 643 4.5
Separated 116 1.0   Spanish 682 4.8
Widowed 943 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 411 2.9
 Female 754 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 617 4.3
Divorced 725 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 222 1.6
 Female 331 2.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,356 100.0
           under 18 years 118 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,363 113.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 40 33.9   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 290 1.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 172 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,114 100.0   Dutch 176 1.1
Civilian veterans 1,483 13.3   English 411 2.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 350 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 54 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,749 63.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,644 100.0   Greek 14 0.1
With a disability 252 6.9   Hungarian 13 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,079 100.0   Irish¹ 1,262 8.2
With a disability 1,184 14.7   Italian 89 0.6
 Percent employed 71.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,895 85.3   Norwegian 1,299 8.5
 Percent employed 86.8 (X)   Polish 220 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,408 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 862 35.8   Russian 80 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 62 0.4
        Scottish 68 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,281 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.1
Same house in 1995 9,790 68.6   Swedish 1,189 7.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,329 30.3   Swiss 76 0.5
 Same county 1,834 12.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,495 17.5   United States or American 428 2.8
  Same state 1,888 13.2   Welsh 19 0.1
  Different state 607 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 162 1.1   Other ancestries 1,319 8.6
 
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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