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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wilkin 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 7,138 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,839 100.0   Native 7,089 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 134 7.3       Born in United States 7,071 99.1
Kindergarten 120 6.5           State of residence 4,751 66.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 926 50.4           Different state 2,320 32.5
High school (grades 9-12) 484 26.3       Born outside United States 18 0.3
College or graduate school 175 9.5   Foreign born 49 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 20 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 4,673 100.0       Not a citizen 31 0.4
Less than 9th grade 436 9.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 289 6.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,517 32.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 49 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,100 23.5   Europe 22 44.9
Associate degree 675 14.4   Asia 13 26.5
Bachelor's degree 523 11.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 133 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 12 24.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.5 (X)   Northern America 2 4.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,683 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,548 100.0   English only 6,377 95.4
Never married 1,277 23.0   Language other than English 306 4.6
Now married, except separated 3,383 61.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 1.1
Separated 18 0.3   Spanish 147 2.2
Widowed 476 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55 0.8
 Female 412 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 159 2.4
Divorced 394 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.3
 Female 172 3.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 7,138 100.0
           under 18 years 40 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,090 127.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 11 27.5   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 269 3.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 222 3.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,128 100.0   Dutch 119 1.7
Civilian veterans 633 12.3   English 256 3.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 220 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 55 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,508 49.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,718 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 118 6.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,781 100.0   Irish¹ 584 8.2
With a disability 666 17.6   Italian 50 0.7
 Percent employed 69.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,115 82.4   Norwegian 2,298 32.2
 Percent employed 83.4 (X)   Polish 199 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,033 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 339 32.8   Russian 78 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 69 1.0
        Scottish 43 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,683 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,274 64.0   Swedish 500 7.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,388 35.7   Swiss 36 0.5
 Same county 1,065 15.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,323 19.8   United States or American 182 2.5
  Same state 605 9.1   Welsh 18 0.3
  Different state 718 10.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 21 0.3   Other ancestries 380 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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