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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Miner 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 2,884 100.0
      enrolled in school 678 100.0   Native 2,873 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 27 4.0       Born in United States 2,865 99.3
Kindergarten 34 5.0           State of residence 2,485 86.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 353 52.1           Different state 380 13.2
High school (grades 9-12) 224 33.0       Born outside United States 8 0.3
College or graduate school 40 5.9   Foreign born 11 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 11 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 1,982 100.0       Not a citizen 0 0.0
Less than 9th grade 221 11.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 183 9.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 802 40.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 11 100.0
Some college, no degree 363 18.3   Europe 2 18.2
Associate degree 146 7.4   Asia 1 9.1
Bachelor's degree 220 11.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 47 2.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 8 72.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,738 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,316 100.0   English only 2,609 95.3
Never married 504 21.8   Language other than English 129 4.7
Now married, except separated 1,419 61.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 2.6
Separated 14 0.6   Spanish 47 1.7
Widowed 235 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 1.0
 Female 202 8.7   Other Indo-European languages 77 2.8
Divorced 144 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 1.6
 Female 65 2.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.2
                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 2,884 100.0
           under 18 years 21 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,305 114.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 11 52.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 22 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 81 2.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,145 100.0   Dutch 109 3.8
Civilian veterans 335 15.6   English 178 6.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 41 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,515 52.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 667 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 45 6.7   Hungarian 2 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,386 100.0   Irish¹ 264 9.2
With a disability 231 16.7   Italian 11 0.4
 Percent employed 68.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,155 83.3   Norwegian 526 18.2
 Percent employed 86.8 (X)   Polish 25 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 630 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 256 40.6   Russian 18 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 28 1.0
        Scottish 16 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,738 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.1
Same house in 1995 1,946 71.1   Swedish 153 5.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 786 28.7   Swiss 5 0.2
 Same county 409 14.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 377 13.8   United States or American 154 5.3
  Same state 252 9.2   Welsh 15 0.5
  Different state 125 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 6 0.2   Other ancestries 126 4.4
 
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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