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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wheatland 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 2,259 100.0
      enrolled in school 478 100.0   Native 2,193 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 45 9.4       Born in United States 2,150 95.2
Kindergarten 26 5.4           State of residence 1,484 65.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 234 49.0           Different state 666 29.5
High school (grades 9-12) 133 27.8       Born outside United States 43 1.9
College or graduate school 40 8.4   Foreign born 66 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 13 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 59 2.6
  Population 25 years and over 1,508 100.0       Not a citizen 7 0.3
Less than 9th grade 299 19.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 168 11.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 465 30.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 66 100.0
Some college, no degree 315 20.9   Europe 8 12.1
Associate degree 58 3.8   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 160 10.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 43 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.0 (X)   Northern America 58 87.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,127 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,772 100.0   English only 1,786 84.0
Never married 318 17.9   Language other than English 341 16.0
Now married, except separated 1,110 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 64 3.0
Separated 21 1.2   Spanish 11 0.5
Widowed 173 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
 Female 147 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 330 15.5
Divorced 150 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 2.9
 Female 77 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 2,259 100.0
           under 18 years 11 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,742 121.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 8 72.7   Arab 9 0.4
        Czech¹ 19 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 45 2.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,657 100.0   Dutch 75 3.3
Civilian veterans 251 15.1   English 272 12.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 87 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 14 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 926 41.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 462 100.0   Greek 4 0.2
With a disability 20 4.3   Hungarian 3 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,152 100.0   Irish¹ 312 13.8
With a disability 169 14.7   Italian 45 2.0
 Percent employed 52.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 983 85.3   Norwegian 263 11.6
 Percent employed 80.9 (X)   Polish 38 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 432 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 206 47.7   Russian 14 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 98 4.3
        Scottish 115 5.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,127 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,468 69.0   Swedish 51 2.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 659 31.0   Swiss 14 0.6
 Same county 297 14.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 362 17.0   United States or American 125 5.5
  Same state 233 11.0   Welsh 35 1.5
  Different state 129 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 178 7.9
 
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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