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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bennett 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 3,574 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,257 100.0   Native 3,561 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 104 8.3       Born in United States 3,543 99.1
Kindergarten 98 7.8           State of residence 2,463 68.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 632 50.3           Different state 1,080 30.2
High school (grades 9-12) 253 20.1       Born outside United States 18 0.5
College or graduate school 170 13.5   Foreign born 13 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 1,972 100.0       Not a citizen 10 0.3
Less than 9th grade 215 10.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 350 17.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 547 27.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 13 100.0
Some college, no degree 458 23.2   Europe 5 38.5
Associate degree 151 7.7   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 191 9.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 60 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 8 61.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,260 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,486 100.0   English only 2,815 86.3
Never married 790 31.8   Language other than English 445 13.7
Now married, except separated 1,250 50.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 132 4.0
Separated 54 2.2   Spanish 33 1.0
Widowed 163 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.5
 Female 129 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 30 0.9
Divorced 229 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
 Female 114 4.6   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 3,574 100.0
           under 18 years 115 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,664 102.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 59 51.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 109 3.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 56 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,278 100.0   Dutch 57 1.6
Civilian veterans 248 10.9   English 223 6.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 99 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 570 15.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,126 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 81 7.2   Hungarian 3 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,724 100.0   Irish¹ 266 7.4
With a disability 396 23.0   Italian 2 0.1
 Percent employed 44.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,328 77.0   Norwegian 86 2.4
 Percent employed 68.6 (X)   Polish 14 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 363 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 195 53.7   Russian 22 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 47 1.3
        Scottish 7 0.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,260 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,991 61.1   Swedish 95 2.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,269 38.9   Swiss 2 0.1
 Same county 598 18.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 671 20.6   United States or American 110 3.1
  Same state 393 12.1   Welsh 10 0.3
  Different state 278 8.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 1,882 52.7
 
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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