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Social Statistics

Wisconsin

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,463,038100.0
Nursery school, preschool85,0455.8
Kindergarten81,0725.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)639,16243.7
High school (grades 9-12)329,22222.5
College or graduate school328,53722.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,475,878100.0
Less than 9th grade186,1255.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma332,2929.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,201,81334.6
Some college, no degree715,66420.6
Associate degree260,7117.5
Bachelor's degree530,26815.3
Graduate or professional degree249,0057.2
Percent high school graduate or higher85.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,239,561100.0
Never married1,153,19727.2
Now married, except separated2,383,56556.2
Separated49,9551.2
Widowed269,6116.4
Female
220,0445.2
Divorced383,2339.0
Female
209,4784.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years55,983100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren23,68742.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,993,440100.0
Civilian veterans514,21312.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,258,268100.0
With a disability98,9817.9
Population 21 to 64 years3,018,794100.0
With a disability449,69914.9
Percent employed
61.7(X)
No disability2,569,09585.1
Percent employed
83.1(X)
Population 65 years and over662,813100.0
With a disability242,23736.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over5,022,073100.0
Same house in 19952,836,23256.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,121,31242.2
Same county
1,233,21124.6
Different county
888,10117.7
Same state
549,99311.0
Different state
338,1086.7
Elsewhere in 199564,5291.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population5,363,675100.0
Native5,169,92496.4
Born in United States
5,137,29695.8
State of residence
3,939,48873.4
Different state
1,197,80822.3
Born outside United States
32,6280.6
Foreign born193,7513.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
90,7281.7
Naturalized citizen
76,2231.4
Not a citizen
117,5282.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)193,744100.0
Europe52,21326.9
Asia62,76232.4
Africa4,8122.5
Oceania1,0460.5
Latin America65,68333.9
Northern America7,2283.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over5,022,073100.0
English only4,653,36192.7
Language other than English368,7127.3
Speak English less than 'very well
148,9103.0
Spanish
168,7783.4
Speak English less than "very well"
76,6971.5
Other Indo-European languages
124,7192.5
Speak English less than "very well"
36,7360.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
61,4471.2
Speak English less than "very well"
31,9420.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population5,363,675100.0

Total ancestries reported

6,477,169120.8
Arab8,9350.2
Czech1110,8012.1
Danish72,1601.3
Dutch149,7772.8
English347,8546.5
French (except Basque)1206,1393.8
French Canadian164,3021.2
German2,289,58542.7
Greek15,4490.3
Hungarian23,9450.4
Irish1583,06210.9
Italian172,5673.2
Lithuanian13,3790.2
Norwegian454,8318.5
Polish497,7269.3
Portuguese2,2500.0
Russian32,8230.6
Scotch-Irish39,3680.7
Scottish55,6791.0
Slovak14,5130.3
Subsaharan African13,6400.3
Swedish149,9772.8
Swiss59,0901.1
Ukrainian8,0320.1
United States or American189,2833.5
Welsh28,1840.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3,1470.1
Other ancestries870,67116.2
(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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