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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washakie 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 8,289 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,112 100.0   Native 8,087 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 157 7.4       Born in United States 8,053 97.2
Kindergarten 86 4.1           State of residence 4,252 51.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,169 55.4           Different state 3,801 45.9
High school (grades 9-12) 595 28.2       Born outside United States 34 0.4
College or graduate school 105 5.0   Foreign born 202 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 64 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 76 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 5,460 100.0       Not a citizen 126 1.5
Less than 9th grade 224 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 561 10.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,844 33.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 202 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,463 26.8   Europe 40 19.8
Associate degree 346 6.3   Asia 12 5.9
Bachelor's degree 730 13.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 292 5.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 142 70.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.6 (X)   Northern America 8 4.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,821 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,508 100.0   English only 7,277 93.0
Never married 1,186 18.2   Language other than English 544 7.0
Now married, except separated 4,037 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 169 2.2
Separated 91 1.4   Spanish 477 6.1
Widowed 461 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 157 2.0
 Female 377 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 52 0.7
Divorced 733 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.2
 Female 347 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15 0.2
                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 8,289 100.0
           under 18 years 87 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,864 106.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 76 87.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 67 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 157 1.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,038 100.0   Dutch 116 1.4
Civilian veterans 970 16.1   English 1,374 16.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 240 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,146 25.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,980 100.0   Greek 47 0.6
With a disability 150 7.6   Hungarian 43 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,412 100.0   Irish¹ 1,143 13.8
With a disability 507 11.5   Italian 267 3.2
 Percent employed 49.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,905 88.5   Norwegian 341 4.1
 Percent employed 81.2 (X)   Polish 66 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,236 100.0   Portuguese 68 0.8
With a disability 535 43.3   Russian 82 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 148 1.8
        Scottish 268 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,821 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,577 58.5   Swedish 215 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,204 41.0   Swiss 15 0.2
 Same county 1,599 20.4   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 1,605 20.5   United States or American 392 4.7
  Same state 852 10.9   Welsh 99 1.2
  Different state 753 9.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 40 0.5   Other ancestries 1,544 18.6
 
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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