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Dakota county minnesota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school101,596100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,7177.6
Kindergarten5,8825.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)48,15647.4
High school (grades 9-12)22,64422.3
College or graduate school17,19716.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over224,313100.0
Less than 9th grade5,2722.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,9484.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)52,80623.5
Some college, no degree57,35225.6
Associate degree20,6709.2
Bachelor's degree57,34625.6
Graduate or professional degree20,9199.3
Percent high school graduate or higher93.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher34.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over268,900100.0
Never married68,66625.5
Now married, except separated163,68360.9
Separated2,1450.8
Widowed9,9613.7
Female
8,0663.0
Divorced24,4459.1
Female
14,3815.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,977100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,02934.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over251,692100.0
Civilian veterans31,77612.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years87,733100.0
With a disability6,0036.8
Population 21 to 64 years213,544100.0
With a disability26,13312.2
Percent employed
72.2(X)
No disability187,41187.8
Percent employed
87.0(X)
Population 65 years and over25,721100.0
With a disability9,39236.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over328,482100.0
Same house in 1995178,36054.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995144,83744.1
Same county
65,97320.1
Different county
78,86424.0
Same state
50,67815.4
Different state
28,1868.6
Elsewhere in 19955,2851.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population355,904100.0
Native337,85594.9
Born in United States
335,19394.2
State of residence
237,66866.8
Different state
97,52527.4
Born outside United States
2,6620.7
Foreign born18,0495.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,0472.5
Naturalized citizen
8,4562.4
Not a citizen
9,5932.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)18,049100.0
Europe3,82721.2
Asia7,67942.5
Africa1,4668.1
Oceania1630.9
Latin America3,77820.9
Northern America1,1366.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over328,482100.0
English only303,53992.4
Language other than English24,9437.6
Speak English less than 'very well
9,6582.9
Spanish
8,4992.6
Speak English less than "very well"
3,3821.0
Other Indo-European languages
8,1672.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4520.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
6,2771.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3,1331.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population355,904100.0

Total ancestries reported

466,362131.0
Arab1,8580.5
Czech18,0292.3
Danish6,1811.7
Dutch6,9712.0
English25,1737.1
French (except Basque)114,9634.2
French Canadian14,3061.2
German139,08339.1
Greek1,0690.3
Hungarian1,0230.3
Irish153,76615.1
Italian10,9453.1
Lithuanian7080.2
Norwegian56,95016.0
Polish16,9094.8
Portuguese1260.0
Russian3,0770.9
Scotch-Irish3,5961.0
Scottish5,2701.5
Slovak7210.2
Subsaharan African2,0060.6
Swedish32,5879.2
Swiss1,9660.6
Ukrainian1,6920.5
United States or American10,1962.9
Welsh1,8610.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2270.1
Other ancestries55,10315.5
(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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