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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Winnebago 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 156,763 100.0
      enrolled in school 43,417 100.0   Native 152,412 97.2
Nursery school, preschool 2,682 6.2       Born in United States 151,642 96.7
Kindergarten 2,124 4.9           State of residence 126,060 80.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 17,183 39.6           Different state 25,582 16.3
High school (grades 9-12) 9,237 21.3       Born outside United States 770 0.5
College or graduate school 12,191 28.1   Foreign born 4,351 2.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,743 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,696 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 101,095 100.0       Not a citizen 2,655 1.7
Less than 9th grade 4,129 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,738 9.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 37,849 37.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,346 100.0
Some college, no degree 19,437 19.2   Europe 1,047 24.1
Associate degree 6,914 6.8   Asia 1,883 43.3
Bachelor's degree 16,462 16.3   Africa 86 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 6,566 6.5   Oceania 18 0.4
        Latin America 1,103 25.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.3 (X)   Northern America 209 4.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 147,368 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 125,970 100.0   English only 138,914 94.3
Never married 34,497 27.4   Language other than English 8,454 5.7
Now married, except separated 71,145 56.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,263 2.2
Separated 1,559 1.2   Spanish 3,678 2.5
Widowed 7,342 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,437 1.0
 Female 5,972 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 2,525 1.7
Divorced 11,427 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 665 0.5
 Female 6,158 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,058 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,117 0.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 156,763 100.0
           under 18 years 1,139 100.0     Total ancestries reported 187,550 119.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 442 38.8   Arab 249 0.2
        Czech¹ 2,100 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,458 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 119,327 100.0   Dutch 6,456 4.1
Civilian veterans 16,170 13.6   English 10,115 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,067 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,342 1.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 82,973 52.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 35,722 100.0   Greek 403 0.3
With a disability 2,653 7.4   Hungarian 444 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 88,765 100.0   Irish¹ 16,421 10.5
With a disability 11,054 12.5   Italian 3,621 2.3
 Percent employed 63.9 (X)   Lithuanian 212 0.1
No disability 77,711 87.5   Norwegian 8,333 5.3
 Percent employed 84.8 (X)   Polish 13,035 8.3
     Population 65 years and over 18,851 100.0   Portuguese 48 0.0
With a disability 6,778 36.0   Russian 1,020 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 1,053 0.7
        Scottish 1,573 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 208 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 147,368 100.0   Subsaharan African 156 0.1
Same house in 1995 79,158 53.7   Swedish 3,608 2.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 66,817 45.3   Swiss 1,174 0.7
 Same county 35,588 24.1   Ukrainian 225 0.1
 Different county 31,229 21.2   United States or American 5,719 3.6
  Same state 23,204 15.7   Welsh 1,184 0.8
  Different state 8,025 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 31 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,393 0.9   Other ancestries 15,322 9.8
 
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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