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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Barron 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 44,963 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,864 100.0   Native 44,435 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 532 4.9       Born in United States 44,277 98.5
Kindergarten 617 5.7           State of residence 32,745 72.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,275 48.6           Different state 11,532 25.6
High school (grades 9-12) 3,069 28.2       Born outside United States 158 0.4
College or graduate school 1,371 12.6   Foreign born 528 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 204 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 248 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 29,942 100.0       Not a citizen 280 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,322 7.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,959 9.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,816 39.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 528 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,810 19.4   Europe 164 31.1
Associate degree 2,582 8.6   Asia 103 19.5
Bachelor's degree 3,190 10.7   Africa 50 9.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,263 4.2   Oceania 13 2.5
        Latin America 168 31.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.4 (X)   Northern America 30 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,437 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,968 100.0   English only 40,823 96.2
Never married 7,918 22.0   Language other than English 1,614 3.8
Now married, except separated 21,413 59.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 559 1.3
Separated 452 1.3   Spanish 539 1.3
Widowed 2,742 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 216 0.5
 Female 2,313 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 885 2.1
Divorced 3,443 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 273 0.6
 Female 1,847 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 61 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 44,963 100.0
           under 18 years 404 100.0     Total ancestries reported 55,614 123.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 175 43.3   Arab 11 0.0
        Czech¹ 1,860 4.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 835 1.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,578 100.0   Dutch 848 1.9
Civilian veterans 4,827 14.4   English 2,963 6.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,977 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 820 1.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 17,807 39.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,524 100.0   Greek 70 0.2
With a disability 910 8.6   Hungarian 113 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 24,440 100.0   Irish¹ 4,131 9.2
With a disability 4,000 16.4   Italian 1,299 2.9
 Percent employed 59.7 (X)   Lithuanian 55 0.1
No disability 20,440 83.6   Norwegian 10,808 24.0
 Percent employed 84.3 (X)   Polish 2,118 4.7
     Population 65 years and over 6,922 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 2,588 37.4   Russian 181 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 473 1.1
        Scottish 398 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 110 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 42,437 100.0   Subsaharan African 53 0.1
Same house in 1995 24,673 58.1   Swedish 2,732 6.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,561 41.4   Swiss 735 1.6
 Same county 10,174 24.0   Ukrainian 100 0.2
 Different county 7,387 17.4   United States or American 1,684 3.7
  Same state 4,497 10.6   Welsh 192 0.4
  Different state 2,890 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 203 0.5   Other ancestries 3,233 7.2
 
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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