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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Iowa 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 22,780 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,763 100.0   Native 22,648 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 312 5.4       Born in United States 22,596 99.2
Kindergarten 309 5.4           State of residence 19,034 83.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,934 50.9           Different state 3,562 15.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,566 27.2       Born outside United States 52 0.2
College or graduate school 642 11.1   Foreign born 132 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 24 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 90 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 15,100 100.0       Not a citizen 42 0.2
Less than 9th grade 632 4.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,111 7.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,306 41.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 132 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,009 19.9   Europe 67 50.8
Associate degree 1,255 8.3   Asia 30 22.7
Bachelor's degree 1,990 13.2   Africa 2 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 797 5.3   Oceania 2 1.5
        Latin America 14 10.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.5 (X)   Northern America 17 12.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 21,329 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,776 100.0   English only 20,677 96.9
Never married 4,100 23.1   Language other than English 652 3.1
Now married, except separated 10,813 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 214 1.0
Separated 185 1.0   Spanish 305 1.4
Widowed 1,103 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 111 0.5
 Female 905 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 228 1.1
Divorced 1,575 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 0.4
 Female 775 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 74 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,780 100.0
           under 18 years 185 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,769 126.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 62 33.5   Arab 24 0.1
        Czech¹ 860 3.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 165 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,610 100.0   Dutch 319 1.4
Civilian veterans 1,826 11.0   English 3,947 17.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 500 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 105 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,977 39.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,436 100.0   Greek 27 0.1
With a disability 300 5.5   Hungarian 33 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,832 100.0   Irish¹ 3,848 16.9
With a disability 1,685 13.1   Italian 221 1.0
 Percent employed 64.3 (X)   Lithuanian 31 0.1
No disability 11,147 86.9   Norwegian 4,308 18.9
 Percent employed 89.1 (X)   Polish 642 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 2,895 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 978 33.8   Russian 67 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 165 0.7
        Scottish 238 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 21,329 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.1
Same house in 1995 13,504 63.3   Swedish 383 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,785 36.5   Swiss 976 4.3
 Same county 3,812 17.9   Ukrainian 29 0.1
 Different county 3,973 18.6   United States or American 1,495 6.6
  Same state 3,058 14.3   Welsh 371 1.6
  Different state 915 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 40 0.2   Other ancestries 1,012 4.4
 
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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