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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Towner 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 2,876 100.0
      enrolled in school 679 100.0   Native 2,854 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 35 5.2       Born in United States 2,847 99.0
Kindergarten 27 4.0           State of residence 2,520 87.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 351 51.7           Different state 327 11.4
High school (grades 9-12) 217 32.0       Born outside United States 7 0.2
College or graduate school 49 7.2   Foreign born 22 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 2,057 100.0       Not a citizen 4 0.1
Less than 9th grade 191 9.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 181 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 695 33.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 22 100.0
Some college, no degree 474 23.0   Europe 6 27.3
Associate degree 184 8.9   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 281 13.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 51 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2 9.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.9 (X)   Northern America 14 63.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,747 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,338 100.0   English only 2,688 97.9
Never married 509 21.8   Language other than English 59 2.1
Now married, except separated 1,405 60.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.6
Separated 13 0.6   Spanish 20 0.7
Widowed 265 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.3
 Female 227 9.7   Other Indo-European languages 24 0.9
Divorced 146 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.2
 Female 62 2.7   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 2,876 100.0
           under 18 years 20 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,667 127.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 10 50.0   Arab 7 0.2
        Czech¹ 49 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 38 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,159 100.0   Dutch 48 1.7
Civilian veterans 285 13.2   English 140 4.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 119 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,158 40.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 632 100.0   Greek 7 0.2
With a disability 18 2.8   Hungarian 4 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,433 100.0   Irish¹ 229 8.0
With a disability 158 11.0   Italian 4 0.1
 Percent employed 65.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,275 89.0   Norwegian 977 34.0
 Percent employed 84.6 (X)   Polish 62 2.2
     Population 65 years and over 611 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 227 37.2   Russian 29 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 40 1.4
        Scottish 98 3.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,747 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,962 71.4   Swedish 184 6.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 774 28.2   Swiss 7 0.2
 Same county 444 16.2   Ukrainian 20 0.7
 Different county 330 12.0   United States or American 102 3.5
  Same state 243 8.8   Welsh 12 0.4
  Different state 87 3.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 11 0.4   Other ancestries 310 10.8
 
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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