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Dane county wisconsin dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school132,595100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,4345.6
Kindergarten5,1173.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)44,40633.5
High school (grades 9-12)21,89416.5
College or graduate school53,74440.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over269,998100.0
Less than 9th grade7,9322.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma13,2454.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)60,22022.3
Some college, no degree54,83020.3
Associate degree24,0488.9
Bachelor's degree66,94424.8
Graduate or professional degree42,77915.8
Percent high school graduate or higher92.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher40.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over346,794100.0
Never married120,60334.8
Now married, except separated176,91551.0
Separated3,8421.1
Widowed13,9454.0
Female
11,4723.3
Divorced31,4899.1
Female
18,1555.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,644100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren95736.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over330,439100.0
Civilian veterans33,30010.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years96,445100.0
With a disability7,6437.9
Population 21 to 64 years261,757100.0
With a disability30,18511.5
Percent employed
67.5(X)
No disability231,57288.5
Percent employed
85.8(X)
Population 65 years and over37,726100.0
With a disability13,14434.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over401,058100.0
Same house in 1995185,07846.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995204,24850.9
Same county
118,97529.7
Different county
85,27321.3
Same state
43,34710.8
Different state
41,92610.5
Elsewhere in 199511,7322.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population426,526100.0
Native399,74093.7
Born in United States
396,78093.0
State of residence
279,82965.6
Different state
116,95127.4
Born outside United States
2,9600.7
Foreign born26,7866.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
16,4843.9
Naturalized citizen
7,8221.8
Not a citizen
18,9644.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)26,786100.0
Europe4,81618.0
Asia11,71943.8
Africa1,3675.1
Oceania1720.6
Latin America7,65528.6
Northern America1,0573.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over401,058100.0
English only363,56390.7
Language other than English37,4959.3
Speak English less than 'very well
15,2833.8
Spanish
15,3133.8
Speak English less than "very well"
7,1731.8
Other Indo-European languages
10,4882.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2,3850.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
10,1792.5
Speak English less than "very well"
5,2891.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population426,526100.0

Total ancestries reported

538,830126.3
Arab1,2580.3
Czech17,5461.8
Danish5,5531.3
Dutch8,5402.0
English41,4439.7
French (except Basque)113,9613.3
French Canadian12,9680.7
German172,41640.4
Greek1,6130.4
Hungarian1,6840.4
Irish161,10714.3
Italian14,2243.3
Lithuanian1,0740.3
Norwegian57,99013.6
Polish21,2035.0
Portuguese2840.1
Russian4,2351.0
Scotch-Irish4,7271.1
Scottish7,2751.7
Slovak5630.1
Subsaharan African1,9550.5
Swedish10,9432.6
Swiss10,2962.4
Ukrainian9310.2
United States or American13,3933.1
Welsh3,6240.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4090.1
Other ancestries67,61515.9
(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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