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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lander 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 5,794 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,755 100.0   Native 5,240 90.4
Nursery school, preschool 89 5.1       Born in United States 5,219 90.1
Kindergarten 171 9.7           State of residence 1,904 32.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 909 51.8           Different state 3,315 57.2
High school (grades 9-12) 376 21.4       Born outside United States 21 0.4
College or graduate school 210 12.0   Foreign born 554 9.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 153 2.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 237 4.1
  Population 25 years and over 3,581 100.0       Not a citizen 317 5.5
Less than 9th grade 239 6.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 505 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,318 36.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 554 100.0
Some college, no degree 938 26.2   Europe 48 8.7
Associate degree 193 5.4   Asia 13 2.3
Bachelor's degree 283 7.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 105 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 465 83.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.2 (X)   Northern America 28 5.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,364 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,228 100.0   English only 4,366 81.4
Never married 764 18.1   Language other than English 998 18.6
Now married, except separated 2,703 63.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 429 8.0
Separated 85 2.0   Spanish 823 15.3
Widowed 190 4.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 396 7.4
 Female 160 3.8   Other Indo-European languages 75 1.4
Divorced 486 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 225 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 13 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,794 100.0
           under 18 years 120 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,349 109.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 79 65.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 111 1.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,936 100.0   Dutch 67 1.2
Civilian veterans 572 14.5   English 650 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 261 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 57 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 964 16.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,607 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 52 3.2   Hungarian 29 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,356 100.0   Irish¹ 697 12.0
With a disability 895 26.7   Italian 192 3.3
 Percent employed 64.9 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.2
No disability 2,461 73.3   Norwegian 174 3.0
 Percent employed 70.6 (X)   Polish 67 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 381 100.0   Portuguese 70 1.2
With a disability 169 44.4   Russian 64 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 138 2.4
        Scottish 110 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,364 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,003 56.0   Swedish 182 3.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,315 43.2   Swiss 26 0.4
 Same county 1,094 20.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,221 22.8   United States or American 469 8.1
  Same state 404 7.5   Welsh 68 1.2
  Different state 817 15.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 46 0.9   Other ancestries 1,942 33.5
 
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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