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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Forest 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 10,024 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,407 100.0   Native 9,914 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 140 5.8       Born in United States 9,883 98.6
Kindergarten 143 5.9           State of residence 8,299 82.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,212 50.4           Different state 1,584 15.8
High school (grades 9-12) 690 28.7       Born outside United States 31 0.3
College or graduate school 222 9.2   Foreign born 110 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 43 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 75 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 6,694 100.0       Not a citizen 35 0.3
Less than 9th grade 428 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,011 15.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,859 42.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 110 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,403 21.0   Europe 60 54.5
Associate degree 322 4.8   Asia 30 27.3
Bachelor's degree 478 7.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 193 2.9   Oceania 3 2.7
        Latin America 6 5.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.5 (X)   Northern America 11 10.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,456 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,971 100.0   English only 8,963 94.8
Never married 1,779 22.3   Language other than English 493 5.2
Now married, except separated 4,623 58.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 167 1.8
Separated 140 1.8   Spanish 133 1.4
Widowed 702 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.6
 Female 557 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 178 1.9
Divorced 727 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.4
 Female 365 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 35 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,024 100.0
           under 18 years 130 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,479 114.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 73 56.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 107 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 93 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,472 100.0   Dutch 228 2.3
Civilian veterans 1,297 17.4   English 659 6.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 521 5.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 386 3.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,676 36.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,322 100.0   Greek 36 0.4
With a disability 259 11.2   Hungarian 38 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,134 100.0   Irish¹ 1,234 12.3
With a disability 1,092 21.3   Italian 157 1.6
 Percent employed 52.0 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.3
No disability 4,042 78.7   Norwegian 298 3.0
 Percent employed 73.0 (X)   Polish 1,261 12.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,778 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.1
With a disability 684 38.5   Russian 36 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 83 0.8
        Scottish 100 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 27 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 9,456 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,874 62.1   Swedish 266 2.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,558 37.6   Swiss 28 0.3
 Same county 1,744 18.4   Ukrainian 14 0.1
 Different county 1,814 19.2   United States or American 435 4.3
  Same state 1,387 14.7   Welsh 19 0.2
  Different state 427 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 24 0.3   Other ancestries 1,744 17.4
 
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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