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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cheyenne County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 2,231 100.0
      enrolled in school 606 100.0   Native 2,140 95.9
Nursery school, preschool 47 7.8       Born in United States 2,135 95.7
Kindergarten 25 4.1           State of residence 1,373 61.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 302 49.8           Different state 762 34.2
High school (grades 9-12) 181 29.9       Born outside United States 5 0.2
College or graduate school 51 8.4   Foreign born 91 4.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 59 2.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 15 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 1,431 100.0       Not a citizen 76 3.4
Less than 9th grade 108 7.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 119 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 498 34.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 91 100.0
Some college, no degree 416 29.1   Europe 13 14.3
Associate degree 87 6.1   Asia 6 6.6
Bachelor's degree 155 10.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 48 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 72 79.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,090 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,726 100.0   English only 1,931 92.4
Never married 366 21.2   Language other than English 159 7.6
Now married, except separated 1,118 64.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 3.9
Separated 8 0.5   Spanish 145 6.9
Widowed 108 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 79 3.8
 Female 80 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 14 0.7
Divorced 126 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
 Female 58 3.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 2,231 100.0
           under 18 years 21 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,056 92.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 10 47.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 21 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 35 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,593 100.0   Dutch 28 1.3
Civilian veterans 191 12.0   English 183 8.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 52 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 681 30.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 583 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 20 3.4   Hungarian 5 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,138 100.0   Irish¹ 245 11.0
With a disability 166 14.6   Italian 36 1.6
 Percent employed 66.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 972 85.4   Norwegian 64 2.9
 Percent employed 83.3 (X)   Polish 11 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 340 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 146 42.9   Russian 17 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 37 1.7
        Scottish 30 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,090 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,302 62.3   Swedish 46 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 762 36.5   Swiss 11 0.5
 Same county 360 17.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 402 19.2   United States or American 271 12.1
  Same state 247 11.8   Welsh 21 0.9
  Different state 155 7.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 26 1.2   Other ancestries 258 11.6
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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