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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Oconto 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 35,634 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,738 100.0   Native 35,402 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 505 5.8       Born in United States 35,282 99.0
Kindergarten 533 6.1           State of residence 30,637 86.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,417 50.5           Different state 4,645 13.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,413 27.6       Born outside United States 120 0.3
College or graduate school 870 10.0   Foreign born 232 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 28 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 157 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 24,186 100.0       Not a citizen 75 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,782 7.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,903 12.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,908 45.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 232 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,435 18.3   Europe 131 56.5
Associate degree 1,594 6.6   Asia 57 24.6
Bachelor's degree 1,928 8.0   Africa 3 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 636 2.6   Oceania 2 0.9
        Latin America 26 11.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.6 (X)   Northern America 13 5.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,579 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 28,213 100.0   English only 32,603 97.1
Never married 5,861 20.8   Language other than English 976 2.9
Now married, except separated 17,491 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 348 1.0
Separated 243 0.9   Spanish 366 1.1
Widowed 2,082 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 168 0.5
 Female 1,659 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 503 1.5
Divorced 2,536 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 127 0.4
 Female 1,159 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 93 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,634 100.0
           under 18 years 354 100.0     Total ancestries reported 44,577 125.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 167 47.2   Arab 19 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,063 3.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 651 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,442 100.0   Dutch 1,423 4.0
Civilian veterans 4,106 15.5   English 1,480 4.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,234 9.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,629 4.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 16,607 46.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,261 100.0   Greek 31 0.1
With a disability 671 8.1   Hungarian 181 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,883 100.0   Irish¹ 3,156 8.9
With a disability 3,098 15.6   Italian 540 1.5
 Percent employed 60.1 (X)   Lithuanian 56 0.2
No disability 16,785 84.4   Norwegian 1,756 4.9
 Percent employed 82.3 (X)   Polish 5,028 14.1
     Population 65 years and over 5,115 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,899 37.1   Russian 176 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 209 0.6
        Scottish 217 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 46 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 33,579 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 21,167 63.0   Swedish 1,007 2.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,360 36.8   Swiss 115 0.3
 Same county 5,344 15.9   Ukrainian 29 0.1
 Different county 7,016 20.9   United States or American 1,652 4.6
  Same state 6,184 18.4   Welsh 108 0.3
  Different state 832 2.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 52 0.2   Other ancestries 4,153 11.7
 
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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