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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 3,186 100.0
      enrolled in school 927 100.0   Native 2,792 87.6
Nursery school, preschool 58 6.3       Born in United States 2,783 87.4
Kindergarten 41 4.4           State of residence 1,624 51.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 496 53.5           Different state 1,159 36.4
High school (grades 9-12) 237 25.6       Born outside United States 9 0.3
College or graduate school 95 10.2   Foreign born 394 12.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 158 5.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 122 3.8
  Population 25 years and over 1,968 100.0       Not a citizen 272 8.5
Less than 9th grade 277 14.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 253 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 529 26.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 394 100.0
Some college, no degree 452 23.0   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 56 2.8   Asia 8 2.0
Bachelor's degree 335 17.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 66 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 386 98.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,963 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,367 100.0   English only 2,198 74.2
Never married 417 17.6   Language other than English 765 25.8
Now married, except separated 1,631 68.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 343 11.6
Separated 38 1.6   Spanish 741 25.0
Widowed 122 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 332 11.2
 Female 91 3.8   Other Indo-European languages 10 0.3
Divorced 159 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
 Female 79 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,186 100.0
           under 18 years 63 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,650 83.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 41 65.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 7 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,198 100.0   Dutch 94 3.0
Civilian veterans 219 10.0   English 279 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 47 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 332 10.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 870 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 13 1.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,660 100.0   Irish¹ 189 5.9
With a disability 212 12.8   Italian 28 0.9
 Percent employed 50.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,448 87.2   Norwegian 28 0.9
 Percent employed 76.2 (X)   Polish 16 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 383 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 117 30.5   Russian 3 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 71 2.2
        Scottish 48 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,963 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.1
Same house in 1995 1,670 56.4   Swedish 25 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,223 41.3   Swiss 1 0.0
 Same county 399 13.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 824 27.8   United States or American 422 13.2
  Same state 436 14.7   Welsh 15 0.5
  Different state 388 13.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 70 2.4   Other ancestries 1,029 32.3
 
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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