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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wood 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 36,752 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,855 100.0   Native 35,373 96.2
Nursery school, preschool 523 6.7       Born in United States 35,188 95.7
Kindergarten 547 7.0           State of residence 27,263 74.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,597 45.8           Different state 7,925 21.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,013 25.6       Born outside United States 185 0.5
College or graduate school 1,175 15.0   Foreign born 1,379 3.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 613 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 549 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 25,895 100.0       Not a citizen 830 2.3
Less than 9th grade 1,965 7.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,175 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,503 32.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,379 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,297 24.3   Europe 180 13.1
Associate degree 1,194 4.6   Asia 54 3.9
Bachelor's degree 2,379 9.2   Africa 57 4.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,382 5.3   Oceania 15 1.1
        Latin America 992 71.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.3 (X)   Northern America 81 5.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 34,846 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 30,303 100.0   English only 32,921 94.5
Never married 4,647 15.3   Language other than English 1,925 5.5
Now married, except separated 19,498 64.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 938 2.7
Separated 521 1.7   Spanish 1,696 4.9
Widowed 2,714 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 887 2.5
 Female 2,130 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 174 0.5
Divorced 2,923 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.1
 Female 1,367 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 25 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 36,752 100.0
           under 18 years 781 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,047 79.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 561 71.8   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 123 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 67 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,684 100.0   Dutch 846 2.3
Civilian veterans 5,186 18.1   English 4,141 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 705 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 71 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,116 8.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,436 100.0   Greek 38 0.1
With a disability 664 8.9   Hungarian 22 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,122 100.0   Irish¹ 3,750 10.2
With a disability 4,576 23.9   Italian 314 0.9
 Percent employed 52.6 (X)   Lithuanian 17 0.0
No disability 14,546 76.1   Norwegian 148 0.4
 Percent employed 70.5 (X)   Polish 181 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 7,248 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 2,842 39.2   Russian 45 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 877 2.4
        Scottish 694 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 34,846 100.0   Subsaharan African 56 0.2
Same house in 1995 18,942 54.4   Swedish 156 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,592 44.7   Swiss 39 0.1
 Same county 6,285 18.0   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 9,307 26.7   United States or American 6,327 17.2
  Same state 7,716 22.1   Welsh 134 0.4
  Different state 1,591 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 70 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 312 0.9   Other ancestries 7,104 19.3
 
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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