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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Milwaukee 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 940,164 100.0
      enrolled in school 268,828 100.0   Native 876,516 93.2
Nursery school, preschool 12,509 4.7       Born in United States 863,348 91.8
Kindergarten 20,067 7.5           State of residence 652,904 69.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 114,890 42.7           Different state 210,444 22.4
High school (grades 9-12) 55,475 20.6       Born outside United States 13,168 1.4
College or graduate school 65,887 24.5   Foreign born 63,648 6.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 30,940 3.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 23,894 2.5
  Population 25 years and over 594,387 100.0       Not a citizen 39,754 4.2
Less than 9th grade 35,344 5.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 82,070 13.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 174,794 29.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 63,648 100.0
Some college, no degree 125,242 21.1   Europe 16,275 25.6
Associate degree 36,477 6.1   Asia 17,767 27.9
Bachelor's degree 93,384 15.7   Africa 1,917 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 47,076 7.9   Oceania 180 0.3
        Latin America 26,406 41.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.2 (X)   Northern America 1,103 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 873,148 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 732,413 100.0   English only 758,473 86.9
Never married 260,481 35.6   Language other than English 114,675 13.1
Now married, except separated 327,915 44.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 50,419 5.8
Separated 14,575 2.0   Spanish 63,277 7.2
Widowed 52,080 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30,342 3.5
 Female 42,516 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 30,994 3.5
Divorced 77,362 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,553 1.2
 Female 45,202 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 16,155 1.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,406 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 940,164 100.0
           under 18 years 17,359 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,067,511 113.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 7,976 45.9   Arab 3,142 0.3
        Czech¹ 12,095 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 5,507 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 692,030 100.0   Dutch 9,401 1.0
Civilian veterans 80,713 11.7   English 36,461 3.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 25,183 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6,909 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 271,911 28.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 221,830 100.0   Greek 3,773 0.4
With a disability 21,687 9.8   Hungarian 5,990 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 523,705 100.0   Irish¹ 80,136 8.5
With a disability 102,628 19.6   Italian 37,175 4.0
 Percent employed 55.6 (X)   Lithuanian 1,998 0.2
No disability 421,077 80.4   Norwegian 27,310 2.9
 Percent employed 78.9 (X)   Polish 124,195 13.2
     Population 65 years and over 115,013 100.0   Portuguese 247 0.0
With a disability 45,624 39.7   Russian 8,525 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 5,052 0.5
        Scottish 6,692 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3,749 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 873,148 100.0   Subsaharan African 8,201 0.9
Same house in 1995 456,746 52.3   Swedish 12,182 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 395,841 45.3   Swiss 3,940 0.4
 Same county 294,083 33.7   Ukrainian 1,948 0.2
 Different county 101,758 11.7   United States or American 20,982 2.2
  Same state 49,922 5.7   Welsh 3,470 0.4
  Different state 51,836 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,802 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 20,561 2.4   Other ancestries 339,535 36.1
 
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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