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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pondera 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 6,424 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,825 100.0   Native 6,321 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 132 7.2       Born in United States 6,259 97.4
Kindergarten 65 3.6           State of residence 4,801 74.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 913 50.0           Different state 1,458 22.7
High school (grades 9-12) 556 30.5       Born outside United States 62 1.0
College or graduate school 159 8.7   Foreign born 103 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 11 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 85 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 4,108 100.0       Not a citizen 18 0.3
Less than 9th grade 391 9.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 366 8.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,435 34.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 103 100.0
Some college, no degree 891 21.7   Europe 30 29.1
Associate degree 213 5.2   Asia 10 9.7
Bachelor's degree 577 14.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 235 5.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.6 (X)   Northern America 63 61.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,009 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,926 100.0   English only 5,467 91.0
Never married 1,063 21.6   Language other than English 542 9.0
Now married, except separated 3,071 62.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 204 3.4
Separated 89 1.8   Spanish 41 0.7
Widowed 328 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.2
 Female 280 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 358 6.0
Divorced 375 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 171 2.8
 Female 190 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 19 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,424 100.0
           under 18 years 111 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,451 116.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 81 73.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 37 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 72 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,516 100.0   Dutch 326 5.1
Civilian veterans 665 14.7   English 558 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 199 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 28 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,774 27.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,699 100.0   Greek 26 0.4
With a disability 138 8.1   Hungarian 22 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,254 100.0   Irish¹ 726 11.3
With a disability 703 21.6   Italian 159 2.5
 Percent employed 51.9 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 2,551 78.4   Norwegian 956 14.9
 Percent employed 77.9 (X)   Polish 59 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 983 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.1
With a disability 375 38.1   Russian 32 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 151 2.4
        Scottish 109 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 6,009 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,991 66.4   Swedish 230 3.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,979 32.9   Swiss 56 0.9
 Same county 856 14.2   Ukrainian 8 0.1
 Different county 1,123 18.7   United States or American 302 4.7
  Same state 762 12.7   Welsh 20 0.3
  Different state 361 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 39 0.6   Other ancestries 1,591 24.8
 
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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