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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lewis and Clark 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 55,716 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,412 100.0   Native 54,820 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 885 6.1       Born in United States 54,371 97.6
Kindergarten 847 5.9           State of residence 32,365 58.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,317 43.8           Different state 22,006 39.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,672 25.5       Born outside United States 449 0.8
College or graduate school 2,691 18.7   Foreign born 896 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 298 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 509 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 36,690 100.0       Not a citizen 387 0.7
Less than 9th grade 802 2.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,369 6.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,742 29.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 896 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,316 25.4   Europe 405 45.2
Associate degree 1,874 5.1   Asia 155 17.3
Bachelor's degree 7,799 21.3   Africa 4 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 3,788 10.3   Oceania 11 1.2
        Latin America 100 11.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 91.4 (X)   Northern America 221 24.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 31.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 52,205 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 44,226 100.0   English only 50,122 96.0
Never married 9,812 22.2   Language other than English 2,083 4.0
Now married, except separated 25,736 58.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 502 1.0
Separated 439 1.0   Spanish 879 1.7
Widowed 2,335 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 207 0.4
 Female 1,947 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 993 1.9
Divorced 5,904 13.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 262 0.5
 Female 3,236 7.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 180 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 55,716 100.0
           under 18 years 468 100.0     Total ancestries reported 66,913 120.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 134 28.6   Arab 42 0.1
        Czech¹ 603 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 903 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 41,307 100.0   Dutch 1,189 2.1
Civilian veterans 7,067 17.1   English 7,990 14.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,607 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 688 1.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 15,154 27.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,973 100.0   Greek 128 0.2
With a disability 736 5.7   Hungarian 152 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 32,448 100.0   Irish¹ 10,748 19.3
With a disability 5,621 17.3   Italian 2,150 3.9
 Percent employed 57.2 (X)   Lithuanian 144 0.3
No disability 26,827 82.7   Norwegian 5,768 10.4
 Percent employed 83.8 (X)   Polish 1,155 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 6,282 100.0   Portuguese 139 0.2
With a disability 2,517 40.1   Russian 391 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 1,676 3.0
        Scottish 1,907 3.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 105 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 52,205 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.0
Same house in 1995 27,768 53.2   Swedish 1,928 3.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 24,039 46.0   Swiss 252 0.5
 Same county 11,828 22.7   Ukrainian 97 0.2
 Different county 12,211 23.4   United States or American 2,748 4.9
  Same state 5,421 10.4   Welsh 626 1.1
  Different state 6,790 13.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 398 0.8   Other ancestries 7,599 13.6
 
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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