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Blue earth county minnesota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school20,028100.0
Nursery school, preschool8844.4
Kindergarten6213.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,27226.3
High school (grades 9-12)3,14615.7
College or graduate school10,10550.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over31,684100.0
Less than 9th grade1,7015.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,2016.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,90928.1
Some college, no degree7,96625.1
Associate degree2,4667.8
Bachelor's degree5,75318.2
Graduate or professional degree2,6888.5
Percent high school graduate or higher87.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over46,288100.0
Never married17,66438.2
Now married, except separated22,53548.7
Separated3490.8
Widowed2,5335.5
Female
2,1184.6
Divorced3,2076.9
Female
1,7173.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years252100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11947.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over43,988100.0
Civilian veterans4,97411.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years15,095100.0
With a disability1,0006.6
Population 21 to 64 years30,792100.0
With a disability3,87112.6
Percent employed
70.4(X)
No disability26,92187.4
Percent employed
85.6(X)
Population 65 years and over6,312100.0
With a disability2,27336.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over52,798100.0
Same house in 199527,39351.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199524,59846.6
Same county
10,23319.4
Different county
14,36527.2
Same state
10,53820.0
Different state
3,8277.2
Elsewhere in 19958071.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population55,941100.0
Native54,31397.1
Born in United States
54,10696.7
State of residence
43,35277.5
Different state
10,75419.2
Born outside United States
2070.4
Foreign born1,6282.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9071.6
Naturalized citizen
6451.2
Not a citizen
9831.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,628100.0
Europe24214.9
Asia85552.5
Africa22013.5
Oceania150.9
Latin America26816.5
Northern America281.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over52,798100.0
English only50,03994.8
Language other than English2,7595.2
Speak English less than 'very well
9371.8
Spanish
1,0602.0
Speak English less than "very well"
3260.6
Other Indo-European languages
9151.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1800.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5281.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2950.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population55,941100.0

Total ancestries reported

67,546120.7
Arab1430.3
Czech17541.3
Danish1,0801.9
Dutch1,2292.2
English3,3476.0
French (except Basque)11,6813.0
French Canadian15541.0
German27,71749.5
Greek490.1
Hungarian680.1
Irish16,15011.0
Italian5471.0
Lithuanian310.1
Norwegian9,29316.6
Polish1,4972.7
Portuguese240.0
Russian1300.2
Scotch-Irish5581.0
Scottish7421.3
Slovak380.1
Subsaharan African2600.5
Swedish3,0885.5
Swiss2400.4
Ukrainian690.1
United States or American1,7853.2
Welsh8891.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)390.1
Other ancestries5,5449.9
(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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