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Social Statistics

Minnesota

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,362,507100.0
Nursery school, preschool90,5166.6
Kindergarten71,9745.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)595,72143.7
High school (grades 9-12)308,03822.6
College or graduate school296,25821.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,164,345100.0
Less than 9th grade158,8585.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma222,4877.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)912,67228.8
Some college, no degree759,15324.0
Associate degree243,0937.7
Bachelor's degree605,21019.1
Graduate or professional degree262,8728.3
Percent high school graduate or higher87.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over3,857,755100.0
Never married1,083,36928.1
Now married, except separated2,172,67656.3
Separated40,2871.0
Widowed224,7755.8
Female
184,6284.8
Divorced336,6488.7
Female
185,9924.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years45,217100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren17,68239.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,630,355100.0
Civilian veterans464,96812.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,168,374100.0
With a disability82,7197.1
Population 21 to 64 years2,803,699100.0
With a disability392,31314.0
Percent employed
65.0(X)
No disability2,411,38686.0
Percent employed
84.3(X)
Population 65 years and over554,138100.0
With a disability204,20436.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over4,591,491100.0
Same house in 19952,617,59957.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,889,38741.1
Same county
933,98120.3
Different county
955,40620.8
Same state
600,15613.1
Different state
355,2507.7
Elsewhere in 199584,5051.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population4,919,479100.0
Native4,659,01694.7
Born in United States
4,632,96294.2
State of residence
3,451,52270.2
Different state
1,181,44024.0
Born outside United States
26,0540.5
Foreign born260,4635.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
141,9682.9
Naturalized citizen
97,3082.0
Not a citizen
163,1553.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)260,454100.0
Europe43,65216.8
Asia105,15340.4
Africa34,46913.2
Oceania1,3750.5
Latin America62,55624.0
Northern America13,2495.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over4,591,491100.0
English only4,201,50391.5
Language other than English389,9888.5
Speak English less than 'very well
167,5113.6
Spanish
132,0662.9
Speak English less than "very well"
61,8171.3
Other Indo-European languages
110,6442.4
Speak English less than "very well"
30,4330.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
103,5202.3
Speak English less than "very well"
57,9691.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population4,919,479100.0

Total ancestries reported

6,181,742125.7
Arab13,9230.3
Czech1101,7022.1
Danish88,9241.8
Dutch99,9442.0
English309,8026.3
French (except Basque)1202,9464.1
French Canadian159,7191.2
German1,806,65036.7
Greek10,6190.2
Hungarian12,2790.2
Irish1552,95211.2
Italian111,2702.3
Lithuanian5,6330.1
Norwegian850,74217.3
Polish240,4054.9
Portuguese2,4870.1
Russian35,5130.7
Scotch-Irish46,3700.9
Scottish62,1521.3
Slovak7,7860.2
Subsaharan African43,6280.9
Swedish486,5079.9
Swiss23,1400.5
Ukrainian14,3560.3
United States or American142,5002.9
Welsh21,6770.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3,9910.1
Other ancestries824,12516.8
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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