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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sheridan 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 2,813 100.0
      enrolled in school 757 100.0   Native 2,801 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 64 8.5       Born in United States 2,788 99.1
Kindergarten 44 5.8           State of residence 2,445 86.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 362 47.8           Different state 343 12.2
High school (grades 9-12) 224 29.6       Born outside United States 13 0.5
College or graduate school 63 8.3   Foreign born 12 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 12 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 1,905 100.0       Not a citizen 5 0.2
Less than 9th grade 109 5.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 123 6.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 698 36.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 12 100.0
Some college, no degree 536 28.1   Europe 3 25.0
Associate degree 136 7.1   Asia 9 75.0
Bachelor's degree 210 11.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 93 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,672 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,228 100.0   English only 2,611 97.7
Never married 431 19.3   Language other than English 61 2.3
Now married, except separated 1,474 66.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.5
Separated 12 0.5   Spanish 15 0.6
Widowed 193 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.2
 Female 177 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 44 1.6
Divorced 118 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.3
 Female 53 2.4   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 2,813 100.0
           under 18 years 15 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,508 89.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 11 73.3   Arab 2 0.1
        Czech¹ 29 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,071 100.0   Dutch 66 2.3
Civilian veterans 326 15.7   English 336 11.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 56 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,092 38.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 700 100.0   Greek 2 0.1
With a disability 16 2.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,403 100.0   Irish¹ 206 7.3
With a disability 165 11.8   Italian 31 1.1
 Percent employed 77.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,238 88.2   Norwegian 10 0.4
 Percent employed 82.6 (X)   Polish 6 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 525 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 183 34.9   Russian 67 2.4
        Scotch-Irish 39 1.4
        Scottish 66 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 2,672 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,941 72.6   Swedish 23 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 724 27.1   Swiss 33 1.2
 Same county 346 12.9   Ukrainian 4 0.1
 Different county 378 14.1   United States or American 320 11.4
  Same state 263 9.8   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 115 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 7 0.3   Other ancestries 103 3.7
 
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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