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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Greeley 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 2,714 100.0
      enrolled in school 725 100.0   Native 2,696 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 31 4.3       Born in United States 2,680 98.7
Kindergarten 37 5.1           State of residence 2,413 88.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 340 46.9           Different state 267 9.8
High school (grades 9-12) 216 29.8       Born outside United States 16 0.6
College or graduate school 101 13.9   Foreign born 18 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 1,813 100.0       Not a citizen 6 0.2
Less than 9th grade 126 6.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 178 9.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 713 39.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 18 100.0
Some college, no degree 412 22.7   Europe 3 16.7
Associate degree 140 7.7   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 197 10.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 47 2.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 6 33.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.2 (X)   Northern America 9 50.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,560 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,123 100.0   English only 2,492 97.3
Never married 477 22.5   Language other than English 68 2.7
Now married, except separated 1,297 61.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.7
Separated 13 0.6   Spanish 17 0.7
Widowed 240 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.4
 Female 202 9.5   Other Indo-European languages 49 1.9
Divorced 96 4.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.2
 Female 47 2.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.1
                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 2,714 100.0
           under 18 years 13 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,006 110.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 9 69.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 78 2.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 84 3.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,983 100.0   Dutch 74 2.7
Civilian veterans 310 15.6   English 219 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 50 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,196 44.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 669 100.0   Greek 3 0.1
With a disability 17 2.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,257 100.0   Irish¹ 680 25.1
With a disability 156 12.4   Italian 10 0.4
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,101 87.6   Norwegian 45 1.7
 Percent employed 83.5 (X)   Polish 156 5.7
     Population 65 years and over 572 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 231 40.4   Russian 6 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 22 0.8
        Scottish 12 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,560 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,873 73.2   Swedish 109 4.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 682 26.6   Swiss 6 0.2
 Same county 338 13.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 344 13.4   United States or American 138 5.1
  Same state 285 11.1   Welsh 9 0.3
  Different state 59 2.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 5 0.2   Other ancestries 102 3.8
 
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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