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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Powder River 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 1,858 100.0
      enrolled in school 437 100.0   Native 1,846 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 35 8.0       Born in United States 1,843 99.2
Kindergarten 32 7.3           State of residence 955 51.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 235 53.8           Different state 888 47.8
High school (grades 9-12) 121 27.7       Born outside United States 3 0.2
College or graduate school 14 3.2   Foreign born 12 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 10 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 1,272 100.0       Not a citizen 2 0.1
Less than 9th grade 60 4.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 151 11.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 399 31.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 12 100.0
Some college, no degree 352 27.7   Europe 3 25.0
Associate degree 107 8.4   Asia 5 41.7
Bachelor's degree 155 12.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 48 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2 16.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.4 (X)   Northern America 2 16.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,747 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,454 100.0   English only 1,725 98.7
Never married 227 15.6   Language other than English 22 1.3
Now married, except separated 968 66.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.3
Separated 8 0.6   Spanish 4 0.2
Widowed 120 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 92 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 9 0.5
Divorced 131 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 66 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,858 100.0
           under 18 years 26 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,301 123.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 10 38.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 34 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,358 100.0   Dutch 43 2.3
Civilian veterans 164 12.1   English 341 18.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 94 5.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 701 37.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 431 100.0   Greek 3 0.2
With a disability 41 9.5   Hungarian 8 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 969 100.0   Irish¹ 320 17.2
With a disability 180 18.6   Italian 89 4.8
 Percent employed 81.1 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.1
No disability 789 81.4   Norwegian 137 7.4
 Percent employed 81.0 (X)   Polish 11 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 312 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 87 27.9   Russian 8 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 60 3.2
        Scottish 83 4.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,747 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,168 66.9   Swedish 55 3.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 577 33.0   Swiss 15 0.8
 Same county 215 12.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 362 20.7   United States or American 80 4.3
  Same state 209 12.0   Welsh 12 0.6
  Different state 153 8.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2 0.1   Other ancestries 191 10.3
 
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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