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Polk county minnesota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,889100.0
Nursery school, preschool5085.7
Kindergarten3824.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,88843.7
High school (grades 9-12)2,08223.4
College or graduate school2,02922.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,203100.0
Less than 9th grade1,9649.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,6808.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,40931.7
Some college, no degree4,82223.9
Associate degree1,7808.8
Bachelor's degree2,47712.3
Graduate or professional degree1,0715.3
Percent high school graduate or higher82.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over24,863100.0
Never married6,53626.3
Now married, except separated14,05056.5
Separated2821.1
Widowed2,1448.6
Female
1,7967.2
Divorced1,8517.4
Female
1,0304.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years177100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6939.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over23,165100.0
Civilian veterans3,23314.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,769100.0
With a disability5707.3
Population 21 to 64 years16,043100.0
With a disability2,58216.1
Percent employed
57.4(X)
No disability13,46183.9
Percent employed
80.6(X)
Population 65 years and over4,891100.0
With a disability1,86838.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over29,456100.0
Same house in 199518,25362.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,96137.2
Same county
5,96320.2
Different county
4,99817.0
Same state
2,2167.5
Different state
2,7829.4
Elsewhere in 19952420.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population31,369100.0
Native30,66997.8
Born in United States
30,58497.5
State of residence
17,91857.1
Different state
12,66640.4
Born outside United States
850.3
Foreign born7002.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3051.0
Naturalized citizen
2440.8
Not a citizen
4561.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)700100.0
Europe12818.3
Asia14120.1
Africa588.3
Oceania426.0
Latin America19327.6
Northern America13819.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over29,456100.0
English only27,05791.9
Language other than English2,3998.1
Speak English less than 'very well
6262.1
Spanish
1,2044.1
Speak English less than "very well"
3021.0
Other Indo-European languages
1,0063.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2260.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1110.4
Speak English less than "very well"
730.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population31,369100.0

Total ancestries reported

41,315131.7
Arab510.2
Czech11,1853.8
Danish4801.5
Dutch5191.7
English1,1713.7
French (except Basque)12,8078.9
French Canadian19012.9
German8,96928.6
Greek160.1
Hungarian170.1
Irish12,3687.5
Italian1880.6
Lithuanian250.1
Norwegian13,58543.3
Polish1,2303.9
Portuguese210.1
Russian2620.8
Scotch-Irish3061.0
Scottish3401.1
Slovak400.1
Subsaharan African720.2
Swedish2,5978.3
Swiss290.1
Ukrainian1670.5
United States or American4951.6
Welsh710.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)90.0
Other ancestries3,39410.8
(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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