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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Box Butte 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 12,158 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,384 100.0   Native 11,780 96.9
Nursery school, preschool 211 6.2       Born in United States 11,750 96.6
Kindergarten 176 5.2           State of residence 8,140 67.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,637 48.4           Different state 3,610 29.7
High school (grades 9-12) 966 28.5       Born outside United States 30 0.2
College or graduate school 394 11.6   Foreign born 378 3.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 168 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 167 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 7,864 100.0       Not a citizen 211 1.7
Less than 9th grade 403 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 535 6.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,947 37.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 378 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,269 28.9   Europe 52 13.8
Associate degree 508 6.5   Asia 42 11.1
Bachelor's degree 915 11.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 287 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 280 74.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.1 (X)   Northern America 4 1.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,370 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,439 100.0   English only 10,548 92.8
Never married 1,844 19.5   Language other than English 822 7.2
Now married, except separated 5,767 61.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 236 2.1
Separated 104 1.1   Spanish 614 5.4
Widowed 727 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 208 1.8
 Female 596 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 113 1.0
Divorced 997 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
 Female 489 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 47 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,158 100.0
           under 18 years 132 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,665 112.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 66 50.0   Arab 40 0.3
        Czech¹ 503 4.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 308 2.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,732 100.0   Dutch 279 2.3
Civilian veterans 1,255 14.4   English 1,330 10.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 374 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 40 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,421 36.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,077 100.0   Greek 118 1.0
With a disability 241 7.8   Hungarian 18 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,515 100.0   Irish¹ 1,706 14.0
With a disability 965 14.8   Italian 204 1.7
 Percent employed 54.2 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 5,550 85.2   Norwegian 439 3.6
 Percent employed 81.3 (X)   Polish 257 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,593 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 565 35.5   Russian 131 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 246 2.0
        Scottish 143 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,370 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,641 58.4   Swedish 618 5.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,629 40.7   Swiss 59 0.5
 Same county 2,755 24.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,874 16.5   United States or American 509 4.2
  Same state 765 6.7   Welsh 32 0.3
  Different state 1,109 9.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 100 0.9   Other ancestries 1,873 15.4
 
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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