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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sherman 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 1,934 100.0
      enrolled in school 465 100.0   Native 1,886 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 38 8.2       Born in United States 1,881 97.3
Kindergarten 16 3.4           State of residence 1,149 59.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 263 56.6           Different state 732 37.8
High school (grades 9-12) 132 28.4       Born outside United States 5 0.3
College or graduate school 16 3.4   Foreign born 48 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 25 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 1,316 100.0       Not a citizen 41 2.1
Less than 9th grade 46 3.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 161 12.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 433 32.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 48 100.0
Some college, no degree 340 25.8   Europe 5 10.4
Associate degree 86 6.5   Asia 6 12.5
Bachelor's degree 197 15.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 53 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 37 77.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,835 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,526 100.0   English only 1,689 92.0
Never married 264 17.3   Language other than English 146 8.0
Now married, except separated 944 61.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 2.9
Separated 24 1.6   Spanish 114 6.2
Widowed 98 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 2.6
 Female 68 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 18 1.0
Divorced 196 12.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.4
 Female 95 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.6
                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 1,934 100.0
           under 18 years 20 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,955 101.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 16 80.0   Arab 4 0.2
        Czech¹ 2 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 37 1.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,426 100.0   Dutch 37 1.9
Civilian veterans 310 21.7   English 250 12.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 71 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 27 1.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 405 20.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 456 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 26 5.7   Hungarian 5 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,029 100.0   Irish¹ 194 10.0
With a disability 169 16.4   Italian 16 0.8
 Percent employed 57.4 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.5
No disability 860 83.6   Norwegian 85 4.4
 Percent employed 74.3 (X)   Polish 21 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 350 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.6
With a disability 114 32.6   Russian 8 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 60 3.1
        Scottish 67 3.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,835 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,148 62.6   Swedish 53 2.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 664 36.2   Swiss 5 0.3
 Same county 285 15.5   Ukrainian 19 1.0
 Different county 379 20.7   United States or American 248 12.8
  Same state 232 12.6   Welsh 48 2.5
  Different state 147 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 23 1.3   Other ancestries 272 14.1
 
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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