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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Aurora 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 3,058 100.0
      enrolled in school 759 100.0   Native 3,012 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 20 2.6       Born in United States 3,007 98.3
Kindergarten 30 4.0           State of residence 2,467 80.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 394 51.9           Different state 540 17.7
High school (grades 9-12) 240 31.6       Born outside United States 5 0.2
College or graduate school 75 9.9   Foreign born 46 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 20 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 19 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 2,020 100.0       Not a citizen 27 0.9
Less than 9th grade 278 13.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 137 6.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 727 36.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 46 100.0
Some college, no degree 448 22.2   Europe 6 13.0
Associate degree 173 8.6   Asia 6 13.0
Bachelor's degree 202 10.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 55 2.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 34 73.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,889 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,431 100.0   English only 2,788 96.5
Never married 524 21.6   Language other than English 101 3.5
Now married, except separated 1,546 63.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 1.7
Separated 36 1.5   Spanish 55 1.9
Widowed 216 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 1.4
 Female 177 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 33 1.1
Divorced 109 4.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
 Female 58 2.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,058 100.0
           under 18 years 46 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,283 107.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 21 45.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 86 2.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 64 2.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,218 100.0   Dutch 367 12.0
Civilian veterans 326 14.7   English 255 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 89 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,394 45.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 665 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 44 6.6   Hungarian 2 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,457 100.0   Irish¹ 297 9.7
With a disability 222 15.2   Italian 9 0.3
 Percent employed 60.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,235 84.8   Norwegian 222 7.3
 Percent employed 87.7 (X)   Polish 29 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 567 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 188 33.2   Russian 2 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 33 1.1
        Scottish 11 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,889 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.1
Same house in 1995 1,934 66.9   Swedish 76 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 933 32.3   Swiss 16 0.5
 Same county 369 12.8   Ukrainian 2 0.1
 Different county 564 19.5   United States or American 140 4.6
  Same state 269 9.3   Welsh 9 0.3
  Different state 295 10.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 22 0.8   Other ancestries 159 5.2
 
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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