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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Blaine 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 11,976 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,801 100.0   Native 11,561 96.5
Nursery school, preschool 199 7.1       Born in United States 11,498 96.0
Kindergarten 118 4.2           State of residence 8,833 73.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,385 49.4           Different state 2,665 22.3
High school (grades 9-12) 833 29.7       Born outside United States 63 0.5
College or graduate school 266 9.5   Foreign born 415 3.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 235 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 120 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 8,118 100.0       Not a citizen 295 2.5
Less than 9th grade 698 8.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,290 15.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,344 41.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 415 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,413 17.4   Europe 31 7.5
Associate degree 233 2.9   Asia 43 10.4
Bachelor's degree 727 9.0   Africa 6 1.4
Graduate or professional degree 413 5.1   Oceania 4 1.0
        Latin America 331 79.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,275 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,626 100.0   English only 10,231 90.7
Never married 2,014 20.9   Language other than English 1,044 9.3
Now married, except separated 5,389 56.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 446 4.0
Separated 202 2.1   Spanish 714 6.3
Widowed 891 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 348 3.1
 Female 740 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 97 0.9
Divorced 1,130 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.3
 Female 417 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 111 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,976 100.0
           under 18 years 252 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,746 81.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 181 71.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 87 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 20 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,102 100.0   Dutch 287 2.4
Civilian veterans 1,121 12.3   English 836 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 214 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 19 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,315 19.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,582 100.0   Greek 7 0.1
With a disability 212 8.2   Hungarian 10 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,315 100.0   Irish¹ 957 8.0
With a disability 1,101 20.7   Italian 76 0.6
 Percent employed 54.0 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 4,214 79.3   Norwegian 87 0.7
 Percent employed 77.6 (X)   Polish 69 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,786 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 833 46.6   Russian 63 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 220 1.8
        Scottish 139 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,275 100.0   Subsaharan African 38 0.3
Same house in 1995 6,293 55.8   Swedish 63 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,848 43.0   Swiss 19 0.2
 Same county 2,226 19.7   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 2,622 23.3   United States or American 1,124 9.4
  Same state 1,639 14.5   Welsh 11 0.1
  Different state 983 8.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 51 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 134 1.2   Other ancestries 3,027 25.3
 
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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