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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Silver Bow 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 34,606 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,439 100.0   Native 34,063 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 591 6.3       Born in United States 33,859 97.8
Kindergarten 489 5.2           State of residence 25,355 73.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,931 41.6           Different state 8,504 24.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,970 20.9       Born outside United States 204 0.6
College or graduate school 2,458 26.0   Foreign born 543 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 186 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 337 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 23,097 100.0       Not a citizen 206 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,069 4.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,369 10.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,931 34.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 543 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,674 24.6   Europe 254 46.8
Associate degree 1,042 4.5   Asia 86 15.8
Bachelor's degree 3,426 14.8   Africa 9 1.7
Graduate or professional degree 1,586 6.9   Oceania 3 0.6
        Latin America 91 16.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.1 (X)   Northern America 100 18.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,672 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,927 100.0   English only 31,354 96.0
Never married 6,737 24.1   Language other than English 1,318 4.0
Now married, except separated 14,861 53.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 340 1.0
Separated 321 1.1   Spanish 403 1.2
Widowed 2,668 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 0.2
 Female 2,100 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 609 1.9
Divorced 3,340 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 187 0.6
 Female 1,857 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 112 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 34,606 100.0
           under 18 years 479 100.0     Total ancestries reported 40,586 117.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 272 56.8   Arab 195 0.6
        Czech¹ 102 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 432 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,376 100.0   Dutch 477 1.4
Civilian veterans 4,416 16.7   English 5,312 15.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,753 5.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 445 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,267 18.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,624 100.0   Greek 94 0.3
With a disability 437 5.7   Hungarian 56 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,171 100.0   Irish¹ 9,509 27.5
With a disability 3,455 18.0   Italian 2,214 6.4
 Percent employed 50.1 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 15,716 82.0   Norwegian 1,865 5.4
 Percent employed 78.5 (X)   Polish 662 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 5,135 100.0   Portuguese 35 0.1
With a disability 2,101 40.9   Russian 169 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 742 2.1
        Scottish 662 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 37 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 32,672 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 19,274 59.0   Swedish 1,193 3.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,249 40.6   Swiss 189 0.5
 Same county 7,344 22.5   Ukrainian 9 0.0
 Different county 5,905 18.1   United States or American 1,299 3.8
  Same state 2,872 8.8   Welsh 430 1.2
  Different state 3,033 9.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 149 0.5   Other ancestries 6,401 18.5
 
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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