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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Custer 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 11,696 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,903 100.0   Native 11,534 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 152 5.2       Born in United States 11,485 98.2
Kindergarten 142 4.9           State of residence 7,295 62.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,342 46.2           Different state 4,190 35.8
High school (grades 9-12) 753 25.9       Born outside United States 49 0.4
College or graduate school 514 17.7   Foreign born 162 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 33 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 93 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 7,819 100.0       Not a citizen 69 0.6
Less than 9th grade 552 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 631 8.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,327 29.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 162 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,148 27.5   Europe 62 38.3
Associate degree 690 8.8   Asia 18 11.1
Bachelor's degree 960 12.3   Africa 9 5.6
Graduate or professional degree 511 6.5   Oceania 11 6.8
        Latin America 13 8.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.9 (X)   Northern America 49 30.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,005 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,377 100.0   English only 10,497 95.4
Never married 2,116 22.6   Language other than English 508 4.6
Now married, except separated 5,137 54.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 132 1.2
Separated 104 1.1   Spanish 167 1.5
Widowed 853 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.4
 Female 695 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 251 2.3
Divorced 1,167 12.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.3
 Female 634 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 29 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,696 100.0
           under 18 years 174 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,977 119.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 104 59.8   Arab 19 0.2
        Czech¹ 130 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 159 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,782 100.0   Dutch 321 2.7
Civilian veterans 1,539 17.5   English 1,409 12.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 382 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 126 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,130 35.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,659 100.0   Greek 45 0.4
With a disability 165 6.2   Hungarian 57 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,207 100.0   Irish¹ 1,716 14.7
With a disability 1,101 17.7   Italian 342 2.9
 Percent employed 58.4 (X)   Lithuanian 39 0.3
No disability 5,106 82.3   Norwegian 1,527 13.1
 Percent employed 80.8 (X)   Polish 253 2.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,824 100.0   Portuguese 56 0.5
With a disability 797 43.7   Russian 186 1.6
        Scotch-Irish 312 2.7
        Scottish 304 2.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,005 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,351 57.7   Swedish 430 3.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,611 41.9   Swiss 58 0.5
 Same county 2,486 22.6   Ukrainian 66 0.6
 Different county 2,125 19.3   United States or American 512 4.4
  Same state 1,093 9.9   Welsh 83 0.7
  Different state 1,032 9.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 43 0.4   Other ancestries 1,315 11.2
 
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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