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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dunn 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 39,858 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,115 100.0   Native 39,023 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 543 3.8       Born in United States 38,871 97.5
Kindergarten 496 3.5           State of residence 28,877 72.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,261 30.2           Different state 9,994 25.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,358 16.7       Born outside United States 152 0.4
College or graduate school 6,457 45.7   Foreign born 835 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 350 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 290 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 22,644 100.0       Not a citizen 545 1.4
Less than 9th grade 1,161 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,862 8.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,353 36.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 835 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,621 20.4   Europe 153 18.3
Associate degree 1,875 8.3   Asia 429 51.4
Bachelor's degree 3,120 13.8   Africa 3 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,652 7.3   Oceania 80 9.6
        Latin America 88 10.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.6 (X)   Northern America 82 9.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 37,563 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,312 100.0   English only 35,792 95.3
Never married 10,761 33.3   Language other than English 1,771 4.7
Now married, except separated 17,337 53.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 523 1.4
Separated 274 0.8   Spanish 591 1.6
Widowed 1,482 4.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 163 0.4
 Female 1,198 3.7   Other Indo-European languages 524 1.4
Divorced 2,458 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 78 0.2
 Female 1,256 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 623 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 282 0.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 39,858 100.0
           under 18 years 332 100.0     Total ancestries reported 47,974 120.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 165 49.7   Arab 24 0.1
        Czech¹ 694 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 550 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,536 100.0   Dutch 756 1.9
Civilian veterans 3,326 10.9   English 2,377 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,390 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 462 1.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 17,129 43.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,874 100.0   Greek 104 0.3
With a disability 895 8.2   Hungarian 57 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,982 100.0   Irish¹ 3,491 8.8
With a disability 2,945 13.4   Italian 629 1.6
 Percent employed 60.1 (X)   Lithuanian 33 0.1
No disability 19,037 86.6   Norwegian 10,134 25.4
 Percent employed 82.3 (X)   Polish 1,569 3.9
     Population 65 years and over 4,258 100.0   Portuguese 27 0.1
With a disability 1,670 39.2   Russian 110 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 279 0.7
        Scottish 528 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 204 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 37,563 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.0
Same house in 1995 19,966 53.2   Swedish 1,704 4.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,274 46.0   Swiss 407 1.0
 Same county 6,706 17.9   Ukrainian 27 0.1
 Different county 10,568 28.1   United States or American 1,266 3.2
  Same state 6,965 18.5   Welsh 107 0.3
  Different state 3,603 9.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 323 0.9   Other ancestries 3,902 9.8
 
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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