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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Yellowstone 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 129,352 100.0
      enrolled in school 33,876 100.0   Native 127,575 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 2,328 6.9       Born in United States 126,860 98.1
Kindergarten 1,835 5.4           State of residence 75,070 58.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 15,486 45.7           Different state 51,790 40.0
High school (grades 9-12) 7,546 22.3       Born outside United States 715 0.6
College or graduate school 6,681 19.7   Foreign born 1,777 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 405 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,134 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 84,233 100.0       Not a citizen 643 0.5
Less than 9th grade 3,325 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,398 7.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 26,153 31.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,777 100.0
Some college, no degree 21,465 25.5   Europe 589 33.1
Associate degree 4,670 5.5   Asia 473 26.6
Bachelor's degree 16,053 19.1   Africa 32 1.8
Graduate or professional degree 6,169 7.3   Oceania 14 0.8
        Latin America 286 16.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.5 (X)   Northern America 383 21.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 120,912 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 101,932 100.0   English only 115,107 95.2
Never married 24,495 24.0   Language other than English 5,805 4.8
Now married, except separated 56,903 55.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,533 1.3
Separated 1,420 1.4   Spanish 2,516 2.1
Widowed 6,906 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 674 0.6
 Female 5,543 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 2,067 1.7
Divorced 12,208 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 515 0.4
 Female 6,890 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 339 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 114 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 129,352 100.0
           under 18 years 1,387 100.0     Total ancestries reported 154,581 119.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 629 45.3   Arab 157 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,389 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,050 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 96,140 100.0   Dutch 2,854 2.2
Civilian veterans 14,809 15.4   English 16,631 12.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,577 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,317 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 43,945 34.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 29,835 100.0   Greek 363 0.3
With a disability 2,641 8.9   Hungarian 486 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 73,116 100.0   Irish¹ 18,610 14.4
With a disability 11,740 16.1   Italian 3,340 2.6
 Percent employed 57.6 (X)   Lithuanian 72 0.1
No disability 61,376 83.9   Norwegian 14,932 11.5
 Percent employed 83.3 (X)   Polish 2,515 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 16,231 100.0   Portuguese 98 0.1
With a disability 6,636 40.9   Russian 2,142 1.7
        Scotch-Irish 3,318 2.6
        Scottish 3,734 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 98 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 120,912 100.0   Subsaharan African 65 0.1
Same house in 1995 63,217 52.3   Swedish 3,971 3.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 56,950 47.1   Swiss 566 0.4
 Same county 33,285 27.5   Ukrainian 409 0.3
 Different county 23,665 19.6   United States or American 5,817 4.5
  Same state 10,423 8.6   Welsh 1,364 1.1
  Different state 13,242 11.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 51 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 745 0.6   Other ancestries 18,710 14.5
 
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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