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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Scotts Bluff 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 36,951 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,375 100.0   Native 35,447 95.9
Nursery school, preschool 643 6.9       Born in United States 35,272 95.5
Kindergarten 553 5.9           State of residence 24,198 65.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,421 47.2           Different state 11,074 30.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,217 23.6       Born outside United States 175 0.5
College or graduate school 1,541 16.4   Foreign born 1,504 4.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 640 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 666 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 24,314 100.0       Not a citizen 838 2.3
Less than 9th grade 2,127 8.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,827 11.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,196 29.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,504 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,054 24.9   Europe 126 8.4
Associate degree 1,898 7.8   Asia 116 7.7
Bachelor's degree 2,997 12.3   Africa 2 0.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,215 5.0   Oceania 2 0.1
        Latin America 1,195 79.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.6 (X)   Northern America 63 4.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 34,493 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 29,170 100.0   English only 29,767 86.3
Never married 6,141 21.1   Language other than English 4,726 13.7
Now married, except separated 17,249 59.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,779 5.2
Separated 396 1.4   Spanish 3,929 11.4
Widowed 2,371 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,608 4.7
 Female 1,997 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 626 1.8
Divorced 3,013 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 102 0.3
 Female 1,752 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 103 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 36,951 100.0
           under 18 years 462 100.0     Total ancestries reported 39,495 106.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 257 55.6   Arab 46 0.1
        Czech¹ 535 1.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 682 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,343 100.0   Dutch 844 2.3
Civilian veterans 3,660 13.4   English 3,902 10.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 954 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 91 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,907 37.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,520 100.0   Greek 91 0.2
With a disability 599 7.0   Hungarian 11 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,448 100.0   Irish¹ 3,936 10.7
With a disability 3,830 19.7   Italian 513 1.4
 Percent employed 52.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 15,618 80.3   Norwegian 797 2.2
 Percent employed 82.7 (X)   Polish 289 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 6,036 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.1
With a disability 2,242 37.1   Russian 765 2.1
        Scotch-Irish 634 1.7
        Scottish 487 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 34,493 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.0
Same house in 1995 19,686 57.1   Swedish 1,174 3.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,423 41.8   Swiss 207 0.6
 Same county 8,791 25.5   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 5,632 16.3   United States or American 1,460 4.0
  Same state 1,977 5.7   Welsh 171 0.5
  Different state 3,655 10.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 384 1.1   Other ancestries 7,957 21.5
 
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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