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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cheyenne 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 9,830 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,414 100.0   Native 9,739 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 98 4.1       Born in United States 9,724 98.9
Kindergarten 119 4.9           State of residence 6,551 66.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,185 49.1           Different state 3,173 32.3
High school (grades 9-12) 756 31.3       Born outside United States 15 0.2
College or graduate school 256 10.6   Foreign born 91 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 38 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 46 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 6,543 100.0       Not a citizen 45 0.5
Less than 9th grade 364 5.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 503 7.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,308 35.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 91 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,738 26.6   Europe 28 30.8
Associate degree 531 8.1   Asia 22 24.2
Bachelor's degree 881 13.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 218 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 39 42.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.7 (X)   Northern America 2 2.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,195 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,781 100.0   English only 8,872 96.5
Never married 1,614 20.7   Language other than English 323 3.5
Now married, except separated 4,594 59.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 89 1.0
Separated 102 1.3   Spanish 237 2.6
Widowed 605 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 67 0.7
 Female 500 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 56 0.6
Divorced 866 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 464 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 18 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,830 100.0
           under 18 years 56 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,617 108.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 35 62.5   Arab 16 0.2
        Czech¹ 310 3.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 250 2.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,229 100.0   Dutch 274 2.8
Civilian veterans 941 13.0   English 1,018 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 318 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 71 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,322 44.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,273 100.0   Greek 11 0.1
With a disability 206 9.1   Hungarian 10 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,186 100.0   Irish¹ 1,186 12.1
With a disability 833 16.1   Italian 165 1.7
 Percent employed 61.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,353 83.9   Norwegian 189 1.9
 Percent employed 87.5 (X)   Polish 111 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,611 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 619 38.4   Russian 53 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 153 1.6
        Scottish 112 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,195 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,456 59.3   Swedish 453 4.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,668 39.9   Swiss 36 0.4
 Same county 1,695 18.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,973 21.5   United States or American 566 5.8
  Same state 854 9.3   Welsh 44 0.4
  Different state 1,119 12.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 71 0.8   Other ancestries 945 9.6
 
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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