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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Petroleum 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 493 100.0
      enrolled in school 113 100.0   Native 490 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 4 3.5       Born in United States 490 99.4
Kindergarten 10 8.8           State of residence 332 67.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 58 51.3           Different state 158 32.0
High school (grades 9-12) 29 25.7       Born outside United States 0 0.0
College or graduate school 12 10.6   Foreign born 3 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 333 100.0       Not a citizen 0 0.0
Less than 9th grade 15 4.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 42 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 119 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 3 100.0
Some college, no degree 83 24.9   Europe 3 100.0
Associate degree 16 4.8   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 55 16.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 3 0.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 459 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 387 100.0   English only 431 93.9
Never married 70 18.1   Language other than English 28 6.1
Now married, except separated 248 64.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
Separated 0 0.0   Spanish 12 2.6
Widowed 28 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 21 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 6 1.3
Divorced 41 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 18 4.7   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 493 100.0
           under 18 years 3 100.0     Total ancestries reported 615 124.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3 100.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 366 100.0   Dutch 2 0.4
Civilian veterans 58 15.8   English 82 16.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 27 5.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 194 39.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 105 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 2 1.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 273 100.0   Irish¹ 44 8.9
With a disability 37 13.6   Italian 7 1.4
 Percent employed 62.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 236 86.4   Norwegian 69 14.0
 Percent employed 74.6 (X)   Polish 13 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 81 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.6
With a disability 37 45.7   Russian 6 1.2
        Scotch-Irish 5 1.0
        Scottish 18 3.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 459 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 302 65.8   Swedish 19 3.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 155 33.8   Swiss 11 2.2
 Same county 30 6.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 125 27.2   United States or American 63 12.8
  Same state 90 19.6   Welsh 4 0.8
  Different state 35 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 2 0.4   Other ancestries 41 8.3
 
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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