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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rock 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 152,307 100.0
      enrolled in school 39,380 100.0   Native 147,259 96.7
Nursery school, preschool 2,800 7.1       Born in United States 146,663 96.3
Kindergarten 2,110 5.4           State of residence 108,390 71.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 19,094 48.5           Different state 38,273 25.1
High school (grades 9-12) 9,096 23.1       Born outside United States 596 0.4
College or graduate school 6,280 15.9   Foreign born 5,048 3.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,516 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,660 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 98,770 100.0       Not a citizen 3,388 2.2
Less than 9th grade 4,518 4.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,369 11.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 38,781 39.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,048 100.0
Some college, no degree 21,004 21.3   Europe 813 16.1
Associate degree 6,619 6.7   Asia 1,049 20.8
Bachelor's degree 11,160 11.3   Africa 11 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 5,319 5.4   Oceania 22 0.4
        Latin America 2,998 59.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.9 (X)   Northern America 155 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 141,950 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 118,746 100.0   English only 133,296 93.9
Never married 28,780 24.2   Language other than English 8,654 6.1
Now married, except separated 67,853 57.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,124 2.9
Separated 1,705 1.4   Spanish 5,795 4.1
Widowed 7,469 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,099 2.2
 Female 6,205 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 1,689 1.2
Divorced 12,939 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 479 0.3
 Female 7,232 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 971 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 493 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 152,307 100.0
           under 18 years 1,908 100.0     Total ancestries reported 183,307 120.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 961 50.4   Arab 113 0.1
        Czech¹ 2,104 1.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,003 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 112,006 100.0   Dutch 3,109 2.0
Civilian veterans 15,936 14.2   English 17,240 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,332 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,114 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 56,470 37.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 35,892 100.0   Greek 303 0.2
With a disability 3,414 9.5   Hungarian 519 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 85,896 100.0   Irish¹ 22,747 14.9
With a disability 14,032 16.3   Italian 4,209 2.8
 Percent employed 58.8 (X)   Lithuanian 366 0.2
No disability 71,864 83.7   Norwegian 22,210 14.6
 Percent employed 82.6 (X)   Polish 4,600 3.0
     Population 65 years and over 18,302 100.0   Portuguese 85 0.1
With a disability 6,752 36.9   Russian 339 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,895 1.2
        Scottish 2,102 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 202 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 141,950 100.0   Subsaharan African 191 0.1
Same house in 1995 78,477 55.3   Swedish 4,300 2.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 61,917 43.6   Swiss 3,213 2.1
 Same county 41,664 29.4   Ukrainian 136 0.1
 Different county 20,253 14.3   United States or American 6,921 4.5
  Same state 9,647 6.8   Welsh 1,028 0.7
  Different state 10,606 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 50 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,556 1.1   Other ancestries 20,406 13.4
 
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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