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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shoshone 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 13,771 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,907 100.0   Native 13,498 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 159 5.5       Born in United States 13,412 97.4
Kindergarten 183 6.3           State of residence 6,117 44.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,498 51.5           Different state 7,295 53.0
High school (grades 9-12) 782 26.9       Born outside United States 86 0.6
College or graduate school 285 9.8   Foreign born 273 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 65 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 152 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 9,670 100.0       Not a citizen 121 0.9
Less than 9th grade 655 6.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,484 15.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,898 40.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 273 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,194 22.7   Europe 98 35.9
Associate degree 448 4.6   Asia 30 11.0
Bachelor's degree 687 7.1   Africa 9 3.3
Graduate or professional degree 304 3.1   Oceania 4 1.5
        Latin America 27 9.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.9 (X)   Northern America 105 38.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,996 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,177 100.0   English only 12,516 96.3
Never married 1,969 17.6   Language other than English 480 3.7
Now married, except separated 6,580 58.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 163 1.3
Separated 111 1.0   Spanish 255 2.0
Widowed 1,014 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.7
 Female 820 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 168 1.3
Divorced 1,503 13.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.3
 Female 691 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 39 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,771 100.0
           under 18 years 216 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,193 103.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 131 60.6   Arab 8 0.1
        Czech¹ 49 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 189 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,596 100.0   Dutch 409 3.0
Civilian veterans 2,144 20.2   English 1,721 12.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 485 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 181 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,074 22.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,813 100.0   Greek 16 0.1
With a disability 234 8.3   Hungarian 23 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,727 100.0   Irish¹ 1,737 12.6
With a disability 1,964 25.4   Italian 590 4.3
 Percent employed 39.2 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 5,763 74.6   Norwegian 807 5.9
 Percent employed 70.9 (X)   Polish 217 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,260 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.1
With a disability 941 41.6   Russian 49 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 417 3.0
        Scottish 378 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 12,996 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.1
Same house in 1995 7,190 55.3   Swedish 368 2.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,719 44.0   Swiss 56 0.4
 Same county 2,937 22.6   Ukrainian 7 0.1
 Different county 2,782 21.4   United States or American 1,414 10.3
  Same state 974 7.5   Welsh 125 0.9
  Different state 1,808 13.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 87 0.7   Other ancestries 1,833 13.3
 
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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