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Milwaukee county wisconsin dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school268,828100.0
Nursery school, preschool12,5094.7
Kindergarten20,0677.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)114,89042.7
High school (grades 9-12)55,47520.6
College or graduate school65,88724.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over594,387100.0
Less than 9th grade35,3445.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma82,07013.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)174,79429.4
Some college, no degree125,24221.1
Associate degree36,4776.1
Bachelor's degree93,38415.7
Graduate or professional degree47,0767.9
Percent high school graduate or higher80.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over732,413100.0
Never married260,48135.6
Now married, except separated327,91544.8
Separated14,5752.0
Widowed52,0807.1
Female
42,5165.8
Divorced77,36210.6
Female
45,2026.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years17,359100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren7,97645.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over692,030100.0
Civilian veterans80,71311.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years221,830100.0
With a disability21,6879.8
Population 21 to 64 years523,705100.0
With a disability102,62819.6
Percent employed
55.6(X)
No disability421,07780.4
Percent employed
78.9(X)
Population 65 years and over115,013100.0
With a disability45,62439.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over873,148100.0
Same house in 1995456,74652.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995395,84145.3
Same county
294,08333.7
Different county
101,75811.7
Same state
49,9225.7
Different state
51,8365.9
Elsewhere in 199520,5612.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population940,164100.0
Native876,51693.2
Born in United States
863,34891.8
State of residence
652,90469.4
Different state
210,44422.4
Born outside United States
13,1681.4
Foreign born63,6486.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
30,9403.3
Naturalized citizen
23,8942.5
Not a citizen
39,7544.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)63,648100.0
Europe16,27525.6
Asia17,76727.9
Africa1,9173.0
Oceania1800.3
Latin America26,40641.5
Northern America1,1031.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over873,148100.0
English only758,47386.9
Language other than English114,67513.1
Speak English less than 'very well
50,4195.8
Spanish
63,2777.2
Speak English less than "very well"
30,3423.5
Other Indo-European languages
30,9943.5
Speak English less than "very well"
10,5531.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
16,1551.9
Speak English less than "very well"
8,4061.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population940,164100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,067,511113.5
Arab3,1420.3
Czech112,0951.3
Danish5,5070.6
Dutch9,4011.0
English36,4613.9
French (except Basque)125,1832.7
French Canadian16,9090.7
German271,91128.9
Greek3,7730.4
Hungarian5,9900.6
Irish180,1368.5
Italian37,1754.0
Lithuanian1,9980.2
Norwegian27,3102.9
Polish124,19513.2
Portuguese2470.0
Russian8,5250.9
Scotch-Irish5,0520.5
Scottish6,6920.7
Slovak3,7490.4
Subsaharan African8,2010.9
Swedish12,1821.3
Swiss3,9400.4
Ukrainian1,9480.2
United States or American20,9822.2
Welsh3,4700.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,8020.2
Other ancestries339,53536.1
(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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