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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cannon 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 12,826 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,831 100.0   Native 12,717 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 150 5.3       Born in United States 12,647 98.6
Kindergarten 242 8.5           State of residence 9,633 75.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,423 50.3           Different state 3,014 23.5
High school (grades 9-12) 693 24.5       Born outside United States 70 0.5
College or graduate school 323 11.4   Foreign born 109 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 45 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 49 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 8,486 100.0       Not a citizen 60 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,085 12.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,699 20.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,666 43.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 109 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,147 13.5   Europe 43 39.4
Associate degree 173 2.0   Asia 24 22.0
Bachelor's degree 461 5.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 255 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 38 34.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.2 (X)   Northern America 4 3.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,946 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,108 100.0   English only 11,680 97.8
Never married 1,916 19.0   Language other than English 266 2.2
Now married, except separated 6,245 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 89 0.7
Separated 144 1.4   Spanish 116 1.0
Widowed 782 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.5
 Female 690 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 103 0.9
Divorced 1,021 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.2
 Female 478 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 41 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,826 100.0
           under 18 years 197 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,217 71.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 116 58.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 13 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,546 100.0   Dutch 144 1.1
Civilian veterans 1,111 11.6   English 1,174 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 242 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 31 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 808 6.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,848 100.0   Greek 15 0.1
With a disability 229 8.0   Hungarian 41 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,288 100.0   Irish¹ 1,289 10.0
With a disability 1,744 23.9   Italian 341 2.7
 Percent employed 53.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,544 76.1   Norwegian 87 0.7
 Percent employed 78.5 (X)   Polish 82 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,650 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 857 51.9   Russian 35 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 371 2.9
        Scottish 193 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,946 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.1
Same house in 1995 7,586 63.5   Swedish 14 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,278 35.8   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 1,936 16.2   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 2,342 19.6   United States or American 3,047 23.8
  Same state 1,748 14.6   Welsh 32 0.2
  Different state 594 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 82 0.7   Other ancestries 1,217 9.5
 
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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