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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grant 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 49,597 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,315 100.0   Native 49,121 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 673 4.4       Born in United States 48,960 98.7
Kindergarten 621 4.1           State of residence 35,161 70.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,532 36.1           Different state 13,799 27.8
High school (grades 9-12) 3,166 20.7       Born outside United States 161 0.3
College or graduate school 5,323 34.8   Foreign born 476 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 202 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 242 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 30,625 100.0       Not a citizen 234 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,346 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,713 8.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,255 40.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 476 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,828 19.0   Europe 142 29.8
Associate degree 2,230 7.3   Asia 198 41.6
Bachelor's degree 3,332 10.9   Africa 33 6.9
Graduate or professional degree 1,921 6.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 77 16.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.5 (X)   Northern America 26 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 47,004 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 40,259 100.0   English only 45,251 96.3
Never married 11,854 29.4   Language other than English 1,753 3.7
Now married, except separated 22,518 55.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 629 1.3
Separated 384 1.0   Spanish 695 1.5
Widowed 2,800 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 307 0.7
 Female 2,348 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 910 1.9
Divorced 2,703 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 273 0.6
 Female 1,384 3.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 93 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 49,597 100.0
           under 18 years 290 100.0     Total ancestries reported 55,830 112.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 141 48.6   Arab 15 0.0
        Czech¹ 1,497 3.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 272 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 37,846 100.0   Dutch 1,087 2.2
Civilian veterans 4,382 11.6   English 6,157 12.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,234 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 302 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 24,694 49.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,771 100.0   Greek 38 0.1
With a disability 904 7.1   Hungarian 39 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,355 100.0   Irish¹ 7,186 14.5
With a disability 4,296 16.3   Italian 467 0.9
 Percent employed 66.3 (X)   Lithuanian 23 0.0
No disability 22,059 83.7   Norwegian 3,531 7.1
 Percent employed 83.0 (X)   Polish 1,240 2.5
     Population 65 years and over 7,054 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.0
With a disability 2,684 38.0   Russian 67 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 374 0.8
        Scottish 582 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 22 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 47,004 100.0   Subsaharan African 52 0.1
Same house in 1995 27,936 59.4   Swedish 599 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,796 40.0   Swiss 750 1.5
 Same county 9,716 20.7   Ukrainian 14 0.0
 Different county 9,080 19.3   United States or American 2,610 5.3
  Same state 5,952 12.7   Welsh 297 0.6
  Different state 3,128 6.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 20 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 272 0.6   Other ancestries 2,648 5.3
 
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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