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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sheridan 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 1,710 100.0
      enrolled in school 339 100.0   Native 1,692 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 6 1.8       Born in United States 1,686 98.6
Kindergarten 18 5.3           State of residence 1,486 86.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 194 57.2           Different state 200 11.7
High school (grades 9-12) 110 32.4       Born outside United States 6 0.4
College or graduate school 11 3.2   Foreign born 18 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 1,280 100.0       Not a citizen 0 0.0
Less than 9th grade 293 22.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 119 9.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 400 31.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 18 100.0
Some college, no degree 279 21.8   Europe 5 27.8
Associate degree 65 5.1   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 112 8.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 12 0.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2 11.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.8 (X)   Northern America 11 61.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,655 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,426 100.0   English only 1,441 87.1
Never married 255 17.9   Language other than English 214 12.9
Now married, except separated 943 66.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 3.7
Separated 6 0.4   Spanish 27 1.6
Widowed 141 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.4
 Female 105 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 182 11.0
Divorced 81 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55 3.3
 Female 37 2.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 1,710 100.0
           under 18 years 13 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,808 105.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 13 100.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 25 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,347 100.0   Dutch 24 1.4
Civilian veterans 192 14.3   English 67 3.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 21 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,130 66.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 346 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 15 4.3   Hungarian 2 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 830 100.0   Irish¹ 63 3.7
With a disability 154 18.6   Italian 5 0.3
 Percent employed 54.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 676 81.4   Norwegian 278 16.3
 Percent employed 70.4 (X)   Polish 7 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 459 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 185 40.3   Russian 35 2.0
        Scotch-Irish 7 0.4
        Scottish 7 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,655 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,334 80.6   Swedish 14 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 321 19.4   Swiss 3 0.2
 Same county 137 8.3   Ukrainian 13 0.8
 Different county 184 11.1   United States or American 50 2.9
  Same state 121 7.3   Welsh 1 0.1
  Different state 63 3.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 48 2.8
 
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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