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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grand Forks 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 66,109 100.0
      enrolled in school 23,794 100.0   Native 64,006 96.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,015 4.3       Born in United States 63,036 95.4
Kindergarten 860 3.6           State of residence 39,926 60.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,099 29.8           Different state 23,110 35.0
High school (grades 9-12) 3,798 16.0       Born outside United States 970 1.5
College or graduate school 11,022 46.3   Foreign born 2,103 3.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,208 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 704 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 37,366 100.0       Not a citizen 1,399 2.1
Less than 9th grade 1,792 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,259 6.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,100 24.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,103 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,364 27.7   Europe 627 29.8
Associate degree 3,446 9.2   Asia 546 26.0
Bachelor's degree 7,011 18.8   Africa 73 3.5
Graduate or professional degree 3,394 9.1   Oceania 13 0.6
        Latin America 218 10.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.2 (X)   Northern America 626 29.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 27.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 61,929 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 53,070 100.0   English only 58,145 93.9
Never married 19,152 36.1   Language other than English 3,784 6.1
Now married, except separated 26,785 50.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,180 1.9
Separated 415 0.8   Spanish 1,300 2.1
Widowed 2,772 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 542 0.9
 Female 2,329 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 1,916 3.1
Divorced 3,946 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 417 0.7
 Female 2,168 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 417 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 141 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 66,109 100.0
           under 18 years 315 100.0     Total ancestries reported 88,004 133.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 157 49.8   Arab 150 0.2
        Czech¹ 2,201 3.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 710 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 48,129 100.0   Dutch 670 1.0
Civilian veterans 6,423 13.3   English 4,040 6.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,027 6.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 786 1.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 22,305 33.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 16,894 100.0   Greek 88 0.1
With a disability 1,296 7.7   Hungarian 118 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 36,276 100.0   Irish¹ 7,163 10.8
With a disability 5,087 14.0   Italian 1,017 1.5
 Percent employed 63.1 (X)   Lithuanian 50 0.1
No disability 31,189 86.0   Norwegian 23,097 34.9
 Percent employed 81.8 (X)   Polish 3,929 5.9
     Population 65 years and over 5,875 100.0   Portuguese 95 0.1
With a disability 2,114 36.0   Russian 914 1.4
        Scotch-Irish 919 1.4
        Scottish 1,550 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 139 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 61,929 100.0   Subsaharan African 123 0.2
Same house in 1995 26,555 42.9   Swedish 3,668 5.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 33,712 54.4   Swiss 135 0.2
 Same county 16,883 27.3   Ukrainian 212 0.3
 Different county 16,829 27.2   United States or American 1,391 2.1
  Same state 5,781 9.3   Welsh 225 0.3
  Different state 11,048 17.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 74 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,662 2.7   Other ancestries 8,208 12.4
 
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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