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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Beaverhead 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 9,202 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,812 100.0   Native 9,055 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 108 3.8       Born in United States 8,982 97.6
Kindergarten 99 3.5           State of residence 5,122 55.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,001 35.6           Different state 3,860 41.9
High school (grades 9-12) 487 17.3       Born outside United States 73 0.8
College or graduate school 1,117 39.7   Foreign born 147 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 54 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 70 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 5,825 100.0       Not a citizen 77 0.8
Less than 9th grade 220 3.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 405 7.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,693 29.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 147 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,650 28.3   Europe 31 21.1
Associate degree 321 5.5   Asia 9 6.1
Bachelor's degree 1,087 18.7   Africa 3 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 449 7.7   Oceania 3 2.0
        Latin America 71 48.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.3 (X)   Northern America 30 20.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,660 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,450 100.0   English only 8,290 95.7
Never married 2,084 28.0   Language other than English 370 4.3
Now married, except separated 4,228 56.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 82 0.9
Separated 107 1.4   Spanish 204 2.4
Widowed 413 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60 0.7
 Female 359 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 161 1.9
Divorced 618 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.2
 Female 306 4.1   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 9,202 100.0
           under 18 years 38 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,369 112.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 13 34.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 18 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 364 4.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,937 100.0   Dutch 213 2.3
Civilian veterans 1,131 16.3   English 1,562 17.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 383 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 116 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,828 19.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,360 100.0   Greek 12 0.1
With a disability 141 6.0   Hungarian 13 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,048 100.0   Irish¹ 1,228 13.3
With a disability 757 15.0   Italian 327 3.6
 Percent employed 53.2 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.1
No disability 4,291 85.0   Norwegian 800 8.7
 Percent employed 78.9 (X)   Polish 169 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,232 100.0   Portuguese 33 0.4
With a disability 501 40.7   Russian 49 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 226 2.5
        Scottish 259 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,660 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,660 53.8   Swedish 390 4.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,968 45.8   Swiss 115 1.2
 Same county 1,547 17.9   Ukrainian 6 0.1
 Different county 2,421 28.0   United States or American 640 7.0
  Same state 1,111 12.8   Welsh 197 2.1
  Different state 1,310 15.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 32 0.4   Other ancestries 1,403 15.2
 
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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