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Pennington county minnesota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,589100.0
Nursery school, preschool2386.6
Kindergarten1945.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,44740.3
High school (grades 9-12)91525.5
College or graduate school79522.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,848100.0
Less than 9th grade8059.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8519.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,74631.0
Some college, no degree2,19024.8
Associate degree94010.6
Bachelor's degree93510.6
Graduate or professional degree3814.3
Percent high school graduate or higher81.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,946100.0
Never married2,92426.7
Now married, except separated6,07855.5
Separated870.8
Widowed8898.1
Female
7476.8
Divorced9688.8
Female
5445.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years64100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1929.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over10,283100.0
Civilian veterans1,35413.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,206100.0
With a disability2166.7
Population 21 to 64 years7,316100.0
With a disability1,21516.6
Percent employed
66.5(X)
No disability6,10183.4
Percent employed
80.9(X)
Population 65 years and over1,999100.0
With a disability86343.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over12,747100.0
Same house in 19957,67760.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,98139.1
Same county
2,59320.3
Different county
2,38818.7
Same state
1,61712.7
Different state
7716.0
Elsewhere in 1995890.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population13,584100.0
Native13,36098.4
Born in United States
13,28797.8
State of residence
10,23975.4
Different state
3,04822.4
Born outside United States
730.5
Foreign born2241.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1351.0
Naturalized citizen
750.6
Not a citizen
1491.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)224100.0
Europe4218.8
Asia6428.6
Africa41.8
Oceania31.3
Latin America6026.8
Northern America5122.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over12,747100.0
English only12,24196.0
Language other than English5064.0
Speak English less than 'very well
1571.2
Spanish
1731.4
Speak English less than "very well"
470.4
Other Indo-European languages
2792.2
Speak English less than "very well"
750.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
450.4
Speak English less than "very well"
340.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population13,584100.0

Total ancestries reported

17,594129.5
Arab80.1
Czech13762.8
Danish2001.5
Dutch2441.8
English4613.4
French (except Basque)19306.8
French Canadian12501.8
German3,02622.3
Greek50.0
Hungarian450.3
Irish18316.1
Italian990.7
Lithuanian160.1
Norwegian6,87950.6
Polish5854.3
Portuguese50.0
Russian390.3
Scotch-Irish480.4
Scottish1080.8
Slovak40.0
Subsaharan African40.0
Swedish1,96514.5
Swiss230.2
Ukrainian530.4
United States or American2411.8
Welsh170.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)210.2
Other ancestries1,1118.2
(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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