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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Big Horn 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 11,461 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,028 100.0   Native 11,208 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 169 5.6       Born in United States 11,140 97.2
Kindergarten 204 6.7           State of residence 6,258 54.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,522 50.3           Different state 4,882 42.6
High school (grades 9-12) 831 27.4       Born outside United States 68 0.6
College or graduate school 302 10.0   Foreign born 253 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 124 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 88 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 7,343 100.0       Not a citizen 165 1.4
Less than 9th grade 410 5.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 825 11.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,506 34.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 253 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,948 26.5   Europe 50 19.8
Associate degree 484 6.6   Asia 28 11.1
Bachelor's degree 848 11.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 322 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 154 60.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.2 (X)   Northern America 21 8.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,650 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,794 100.0   English only 10,046 94.3
Never married 1,625 18.5   Language other than English 604 5.7
Now married, except separated 5,473 62.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 197 1.8
Separated 91 1.0   Spanish 451 4.2
Widowed 713 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 167 1.6
 Female 533 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 111 1.0
Divorced 892 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.3
 Female 441 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,461 100.0
           under 18 years 150 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,666 110.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 91 60.7   Arab 22 0.2
        Czech¹ 75 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 461 4.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,162 100.0   Dutch 277 2.4
Civilian veterans 1,301 15.9   English 2,569 22.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 352 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 81 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,893 25.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,901 100.0   Greek 8 0.1
With a disability 156 5.4   Hungarian 11 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,779 100.0   Irish¹ 1,219 10.6
With a disability 1,065 18.4   Italian 160 1.4
 Percent employed 49.2 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.1
No disability 4,714 81.6   Norwegian 532 4.6
 Percent employed 78.1 (X)   Polish 170 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,753 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.1
With a disability 725 41.4   Russian 111 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 249 2.2
        Scottish 445 3.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,650 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,183 58.1   Swedish 381 3.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,374 41.1   Swiss 74 0.6
 Same county 2,012 18.9   Ukrainian 14 0.1
 Different county 2,362 22.2   United States or American 719 6.3
  Same state 951 8.9   Welsh 187 1.6
  Different state 1,411 13.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 93 0.9   Other ancestries 1,632 14.2
 
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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