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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fallon 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 2,837 100.0
      enrolled in school 653 100.0   Native 2,810 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 29 4.4       Born in United States 2,799 98.7
Kindergarten 28 4.3           State of residence 1,754 61.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 359 55.0           Different state 1,045 36.8
High school (grades 9-12) 221 33.8       Born outside United States 11 0.4
College or graduate school 16 2.5   Foreign born 27 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 1,935 100.0       Not a citizen 9 0.3
Less than 9th grade 148 7.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 129 6.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 839 43.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 27 100.0
Some college, no degree 419 21.7   Europe 18 66.7
Associate degree 121 6.3   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 209 10.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 70 3.6   Oceania 2 7.4
        Latin America 2 7.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.7 (X)   Northern America 5 18.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,701 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,284 100.0   English only 2,618 96.9
Never married 420 18.4   Language other than English 83 3.1
Now married, except separated 1,487 65.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.7
Separated 21 0.9   Spanish 23 0.9
Widowed 191 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.4
 Female 160 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 58 2.1
Divorced 165 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.2
 Female 80 3.5   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 2,837 100.0
           under 18 years 14 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,732 131.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 7 50.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 17 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 68 2.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,106 100.0   Dutch 66 2.3
Civilian veterans 269 12.8   English 305 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 132 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,297 45.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 677 100.0   Greek 4 0.1
With a disability 42 6.2   Hungarian 7 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,508 100.0   Irish¹ 471 16.6
With a disability 210 13.9   Italian 18 0.6
 Percent employed 65.7 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.1
No disability 1,298 86.1   Norwegian 608 21.4
 Percent employed 82.6 (X)   Polish 113 4.0
     Population 65 years and over 473 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.1
With a disability 150 31.7   Russian 46 1.6
        Scotch-Irish 83 2.9
        Scottish 61 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,701 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,810 67.0   Swedish 78 2.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 889 32.9   Swiss 1 0.0
 Same county 452 16.7   Ukrainian 7 0.2
 Different county 437 16.2   United States or American 117 4.1
  Same state 244 9.0   Welsh 9 0.3
  Different state 193 7.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2 0.1   Other ancestries 216 7.6
 
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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