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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Steele 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 2,258 100.0
      enrolled in school 585 100.0   Native 2,251 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 26 4.4       Born in United States 2,238 99.1
Kindergarten 33 5.6           State of residence 1,927 85.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 284 48.5           Different state 311 13.8
High school (grades 9-12) 183 31.3       Born outside United States 13 0.6
College or graduate school 59 10.1   Foreign born 7 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 1,529 100.0       Not a citizen 3 0.1
Less than 9th grade 117 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 96 6.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 433 28.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 7 100.0
Some college, no degree 426 27.9   Europe 2 28.6
Associate degree 154 10.1   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 269 17.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 34 2.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3 42.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.1 (X)   Northern America 2 28.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,128 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,779 100.0   English only 2,054 96.5
Never married 344 19.3   Language other than English 74 3.5
Now married, except separated 1,192 67.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 1.3
Separated 13 0.7   Spanish 16 0.8
Widowed 126 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.4
 Female 96 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 54 2.5
Divorced 104 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.9
 Female 47 2.6   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 2,258 100.0
           under 18 years 6 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,853 126.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2 33.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 29 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 78 3.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,629 100.0   Dutch 14 0.6
Civilian veterans 242 14.9   English 119 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 42 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 573 25.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 540 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 27 5.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,140 100.0   Irish¹ 107 4.7
With a disability 96 8.4   Italian 20 0.9
 Percent employed 68.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,044 91.6   Norwegian 1,399 62.0
 Percent employed 85.2 (X)   Polish 49 2.2
     Population 65 years and over 443 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 148 33.4   Russian 33 1.5
        Scotch-Irish 18 0.8
        Scottish 38 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,128 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,525 71.7   Swedish 142 6.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 595 28.0   Swiss 2 0.1
 Same county 237 11.1   Ukrainian 5 0.2
 Different county 358 16.8   United States or American 49 2.2
  Same state 238 11.2   Welsh 7 0.3
  Different state 120 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 8 0.4   Other ancestries 119 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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