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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Red Willow 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 11,448 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,925 100.0   Native 11,314 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 214 7.3       Born in United States 11,262 98.4
Kindergarten 171 5.8           State of residence 8,171 71.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,343 45.9           Different state 3,091 27.0
High school (grades 9-12) 743 25.4       Born outside United States 52 0.5
College or graduate school 454 15.5   Foreign born 134 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 58 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 59 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 7,490 100.0       Not a citizen 75 0.7
Less than 9th grade 315 4.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 589 7.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,620 35.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 134 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,074 27.7   Europe 56 41.8
Associate degree 756 10.1   Asia 5 3.7
Bachelor's degree 809 10.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 327 4.4   Oceania 29 21.6
        Latin America 34 25.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.9 (X)   Northern America 10 7.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,740 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,144 100.0   English only 10,478 97.6
Never married 1,877 20.5   Language other than English 262 2.4
Now married, except separated 5,677 62.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 97 0.9
Separated 72 0.8   Spanish 171 1.6
Widowed 676 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.9
 Female 555 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 77 0.7
Divorced 842 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 449 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,448 100.0
           under 18 years 87 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,248 107.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 69 79.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 195 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 176 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,585 100.0   Dutch 330 2.9
Civilian veterans 1,237 14.4   English 1,536 13.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 288 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 52 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,900 42.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,712 100.0   Greek 7 0.1
With a disability 233 8.6   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,831 100.0   Irish¹ 1,614 14.1
With a disability 1,195 20.5   Italian 136 1.2
 Percent employed 70.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,636 79.5   Norwegian 214 1.9
 Percent employed 86.3 (X)   Polish 276 2.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,054 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 733 35.7   Russian 121 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 199 1.7
        Scottish 168 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,740 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.1
Same house in 1995 6,574 61.2   Swedish 530 4.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,129 38.4   Swiss 56 0.5
 Same county 2,160 20.1   Ukrainian 8 0.1
 Different county 1,969 18.3   United States or American 574 5.0
  Same state 1,062 9.9   Welsh 90 0.8
  Different state 907 8.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 37 0.3   Other ancestries 762 6.7
 
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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