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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Buffalo 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 13,804 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,261 100.0   Native 13,723 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 200 6.1       Born in United States 13,676 99.1
Kindergarten 177 5.4           State of residence 8,635 62.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,631 50.0           Different state 5,041 36.5
High school (grades 9-12) 879 27.0       Born outside United States 47 0.3
College or graduate school 374 11.5   Foreign born 81 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 33 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 53 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 9,384 100.0       Not a citizen 28 0.2
Less than 9th grade 776 8.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 712 7.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,110 43.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 81 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,739 18.5   Europe 36 44.4
Associate degree 729 7.8   Asia 18 22.2
Bachelor's degree 950 10.1   Africa 1 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 368 3.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 21 25.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.1 (X)   Northern America 5 6.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,993 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,019 100.0   English only 12,561 96.7
Never married 2,465 22.4   Language other than English 432 3.3
Now married, except separated 6,807 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 183 1.4
Separated 104 0.9   Spanish 205 1.6
Widowed 767 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 90 0.7
 Female 617 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 216 1.7
Divorced 876 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 84 0.6
 Female 429 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,804 100.0
           under 18 years 90 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,768 128.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 23 25.6   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 160 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 80 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,327 100.0   Dutch 188 1.4
Civilian veterans 1,514 14.7   English 700 5.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 393 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 87 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,966 50.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,096 100.0   Greek 5 0.0
With a disability 245 7.9   Hungarian 16 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,573 100.0   Irish¹ 950 6.9
With a disability 1,240 16.4   Italian 144 1.0
 Percent employed 67.9 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 6,333 83.6   Norwegian 3,420 24.8
 Percent employed 86.0 (X)   Polish 1,775 12.9
     Population 65 years and over 2,155 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 771 35.8   Russian 26 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 70 0.5
        Scottish 170 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,993 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,630 66.4   Swedish 346 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,319 33.2   Swiss 830 6.0
 Same county 1,943 15.0   Ukrainian 9 0.1
 Different county 2,376 18.3   United States or American 393 2.8
  Same state 1,350 10.4   Welsh 31 0.2
  Different state 1,026 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 44 0.3   Other ancestries 989 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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