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Columbia county wisconsin dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,494100.0
Nursery school, preschool7726.2
Kindergarten6124.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,15049.2
High school (grades 9-12)3,29226.3
College or graduate school1,66813.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over35,529100.0
Less than 9th grade1,6544.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,2509.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,10839.7
Some college, no degree7,71721.7
Associate degree2,8598.0
Bachelor's degree4,07411.5
Graduate or professional degree1,8675.3
Percent high school graduate or higher86.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over41,727100.0
Never married8,97521.5
Now married, except separated25,68461.6
Separated4491.1
Widowed2,9357.0
Female
2,3825.7
Divorced3,6848.8
Female
1,8814.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years427100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11727.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over39,224100.0
Civilian veterans5,61614.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years11,567100.0
With a disability7576.5
Population 21 to 64 years29,133100.0
With a disability4,43415.2
Percent employed
68.9(X)
No disability24,69984.8
Percent employed
85.2(X)
Population 65 years and over7,055100.0
With a disability2,45834.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over49,239100.0
Same house in 199529,10559.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199519,88640.4
Same county
9,03818.4
Different county
10,84822.0
Same state
8,47217.2
Different state
2,3764.8
Elsewhere in 19952480.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population52,468100.0
Native51,77598.7
Born in United States
51,57098.3
State of residence
41,91979.9
Different state
9,65118.4
Born outside United States
2050.4
Foreign born6931.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2730.5
Naturalized citizen
2930.6
Not a citizen
4000.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)693100.0
Europe33348.1
Asia13719.8
Africa142.0
Oceania50.7
Latin America15021.6
Northern America547.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over49,239100.0
English only46,99595.4
Language other than English2,2444.6
Speak English less than 'very well
7821.6
Spanish
1,0952.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3360.7
Other Indo-European languages
9401.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3540.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1450.3
Speak English less than "very well"
620.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population52,468100.0

Total ancestries reported

62,454119.0
Arab190.0
Czech11,0101.9
Danish5531.1
Dutch1,9903.8
English4,9609.5
French (except Basque)11,4682.8
French Canadian13700.7
German25,25548.1
Greek600.1
Hungarian1360.3
Irish16,57812.5
Italian9731.9
Lithuanian1370.3
Norwegian6,46312.3
Polish2,7595.3
Portuguese140.0
Russian1040.2
Scotch-Irish5441.0
Scottish9241.8
Slovak260.0
Subsaharan African350.1
Swedish1,0001.9
Swiss8211.6
Ukrainian630.1
United States or American2,1304.1
Welsh6761.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)30.0
Other ancestries3,3836.4
(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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