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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 3,165 100.0
      enrolled in school 734 100.0   Native 3,087 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 44 6.0       Born in United States 3,081 97.3
Kindergarten 47 6.4           State of residence 1,885 59.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 354 48.2           Different state 1,196 37.8
High school (grades 9-12) 218 29.7       Born outside United States 6 0.2
College or graduate school 71 9.7   Foreign born 78 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 58 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 14 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 2,257 100.0       Not a citizen 64 2.0
Less than 9th grade 195 8.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 132 5.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 806 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 78 100.0
Some college, no degree 617 27.3   Europe 10 12.8
Associate degree 147 6.5   Asia 4 5.1
Bachelor's degree 289 12.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 71 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 58 74.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.5 (X)   Northern America 6 7.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,016 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,566 100.0   English only 2,865 95.0
Never married 413 16.1   Language other than English 151 5.0
Now married, except separated 1,660 64.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 2.0
Separated 19 0.7   Spanish 84 2.8
Widowed 294 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 1.6
 Female 258 10.1   Other Indo-European languages 58 1.9
Divorced 180 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.4
 Female 82 3.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,165 100.0
           under 18 years 30 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,140 99.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 20 66.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 26 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 25 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,417 100.0   Dutch 66 2.1
Civilian veterans 336 13.9   English 419 13.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 61 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,412 44.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 680 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 40 5.9   Hungarian 4 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,493 100.0   Irish¹ 322 10.2
With a disability 304 20.4   Italian 35 1.1
 Percent employed 77.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,189 79.6   Norwegian 12 0.4
 Percent employed 86.5 (X)   Polish 11 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 789 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.1
With a disability 307 38.9   Russian 48 1.5
        Scotch-Irish 65 2.1
        Scottish 31 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,016 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.1
Same house in 1995 1,875 62.2   Swedish 59 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,123 37.2   Swiss 24 0.8
 Same county 602 20.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 521 17.3   United States or American 247 7.8
  Same state 183 6.1   Welsh 24 0.8
  Different state 338 11.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 18 0.6   Other ancestries 232 7.3
 
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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