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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dawes 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 9,060 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,367 100.0   Native 8,862 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 63 1.9       Born in United States 8,840 97.6
Kindergarten 136 4.0           State of residence 5,407 59.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 788 23.4           Different state 3,433 37.9
High school (grades 9-12) 611 18.1       Born outside United States 22 0.2
College or graduate school 1,769 52.5   Foreign born 198 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 116 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 58 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 5,018 100.0       Not a citizen 140 1.5
Less than 9th grade 270 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 386 7.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,309 26.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 198 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,273 25.4   Europe 19 9.6
Associate degree 355 7.1   Asia 9 4.5
Bachelor's degree 899 17.9   Africa 54 27.3
Graduate or professional degree 526 10.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 105 53.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.9 (X)   Northern America 11 5.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,604 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,618 100.0   English only 8,189 95.2
Never married 2,517 33.0   Language other than English 415 4.8
Now married, except separated 3,886 51.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 136 1.6
Separated 78 1.0   Spanish 239 2.8
Widowed 550 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 85 1.0
 Female 478 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 103 1.2
Divorced 587 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
 Female 314 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 16 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,060 100.0
           under 18 years 62 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,620 117.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 36 58.1   Arab 15 0.2
        Czech¹ 435 4.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 279 3.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,122 100.0   Dutch 224 2.5
Civilian veterans 935 13.1   English 1,150 12.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 324 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 53 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,552 39.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,573 100.0   Greek 9 0.1
With a disability 125 4.9   Hungarian 22 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,645 100.0   Irish¹ 1,368 15.1
With a disability 605 13.0   Italian 201 2.2
 Percent employed 67.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,040 87.0   Norwegian 314 3.5
 Percent employed 83.6 (X)   Polish 220 2.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,289 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.1
With a disability 527 40.9   Russian 40 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 136 1.5
        Scottish 212 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,604 100.0   Subsaharan African 69 0.8
Same house in 1995 4,103 47.7   Swedish 390 4.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,430 51.5   Swiss 27 0.3
 Same county 1,416 16.5   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 3,014 35.0   United States or American 543 6.0
  Same state 1,515 17.6   Welsh 57 0.6
  Different state 1,499 17.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 71 0.8   Other ancestries 956 10.6
 
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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