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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Brown 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 226,778 100.0
      enrolled in school 61,176 100.0   Native 217,864 96.1
Nursery school, preschool 3,913 6.4       Born in United States 216,996 95.7
Kindergarten 3,457 5.7           State of residence 177,351 78.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 27,155 44.4           Different state 39,645 17.5
High school (grades 9-12) 13,266 21.7       Born outside United States 868 0.4
College or graduate school 13,385 21.9   Foreign born 8,914 3.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,875 2.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,192 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 144,172 100.0       Not a citizen 6,722 3.0
Less than 9th grade 8,754 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,989 7.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 50,311 34.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 8,914 100.0
Some college, no degree 28,889 20.0   Europe 876 9.8
Associate degree 12,840 8.9   Asia 3,085 34.6
Bachelor's degree 23,922 16.6   Africa 88 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 8,467 5.9   Oceania 20 0.2
        Latin America 4,656 52.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.3 (X)   Northern America 189 2.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 211,086 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 177,571 100.0   English only 196,085 92.9
Never married 49,182 27.7   Language other than English 15,001 7.1
Now married, except separated 100,195 56.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,543 3.6
Separated 1,900 1.1   Spanish 7,916 3.8
Widowed 9,852 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,749 2.2
 Female 8,093 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 2,695 1.3
Divorced 16,442 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 620 0.3
 Female 8,887 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,794 1.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,081 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 226,778 100.0
           under 18 years 1,693 100.0     Total ancestries reported 281,290 124.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 578 34.1   Arab 468 0.2
        Czech¹ 7,134 3.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,004 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 167,646 100.0   Dutch 15,327 6.8
Civilian veterans 20,614 12.3   English 10,254 4.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 14,406 6.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6,410 2.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 87,103 38.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 53,505 100.0   Greek 321 0.1
With a disability 4,447 8.3   Hungarian 546 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 130,830 100.0   Irish¹ 23,695 10.4
With a disability 17,957 13.7   Italian 5,041 2.2
 Percent employed 66.0 (X)   Lithuanian 287 0.1
No disability 112,873 86.3   Norwegian 8,969 4.0
 Percent employed 84.2 (X)   Polish 24,924 11.0
     Population 65 years and over 22,792 100.0   Portuguese 82 0.0
With a disability 8,406 36.9   Russian 755 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,308 0.6
        Scottish 1,730 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 143 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 211,086 100.0   Subsaharan African 209 0.1
Same house in 1995 112,444 53.3   Swedish 5,729 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 95,182 45.1   Swiss 743 0.3
 Same county 61,136 29.0   Ukrainian 260 0.1
 Different county 34,046 16.1   United States or American 8,296 3.7
  Same state 20,489 9.7   Welsh 714 0.3
  Different state 13,557 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 70 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 3,460 1.6   Other ancestries 53,362 23.5
 
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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