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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sheridan 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 4,105 100.0
      enrolled in school 852 100.0   Native 4,029 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 32 3.8       Born in United States 4,004 97.5
Kindergarten 38 4.5           State of residence 2,491 60.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 424 49.8           Different state 1,513 36.9
High school (grades 9-12) 288 33.8       Born outside United States 25 0.6
College or graduate school 70 8.2   Foreign born 76 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 11 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 37 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 2,931 100.0       Not a citizen 39 1.0
Less than 9th grade 283 9.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 268 9.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 924 31.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 76 100.0
Some college, no degree 765 26.1   Europe 14 18.4
Associate degree 152 5.2   Asia 3 3.9
Bachelor's degree 448 15.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 91 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 6 7.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.2 (X)   Northern America 53 69.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,887 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,388 100.0   English only 3,760 96.7
Never married 715 21.1   Language other than English 127 3.3
Now married, except separated 2,053 60.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 50 1.3
Separated 28 0.8   Spanish 49 1.3
Widowed 361 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.6
 Female 287 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 78 2.0
Divorced 231 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.7
 Female 116 3.4   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 4,105 100.0
           under 18 years 38 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,016 122.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 28 73.7   Arab 13 0.3
        Czech¹ 15 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 483 11.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,181 100.0   Dutch 57 1.4
Civilian veterans 398 12.5   English 296 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 96 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 38 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,000 24.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 806 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 25 3.1   Hungarian 8 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,112 100.0   Irish¹ 424 10.3
With a disability 281 13.3   Italian 73 1.8
 Percent employed 51.2 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.1
No disability 1,831 86.7   Norwegian 1,440 35.1
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 145 3.5
     Population 65 years and over 966 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 322 33.3   Russian 10 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 69 1.7
        Scottish 20 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,887 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,822 72.6   Swedish 262 6.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,055 27.1   Swiss 17 0.4
 Same county 570 14.7   Ukrainian 8 0.2
 Different county 485 12.5   United States or American 150 3.7
  Same state 274 7.0   Welsh 14 0.3
  Different state 211 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 10 0.3   Other ancestries 372 9.1
 
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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