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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dewey 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 4,743 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,121 100.0   Native 4,681 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 58 5.2       Born in United States 4,678 98.6
Kindergarten 53 4.7           State of residence 3,700 78.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 547 48.8           Different state 978 20.6
High school (grades 9-12) 356 31.8       Born outside United States 3 0.1
College or graduate school 107 9.5   Foreign born 62 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 34 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 25 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 3,310 100.0       Not a citizen 37 0.8
Less than 9th grade 231 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 439 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,350 40.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 62 100.0
Some college, no degree 676 20.4   Europe 8 12.9
Associate degree 65 2.0   Asia 2 3.2
Bachelor's degree 387 11.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 162 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 52 83.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,508 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,893 100.0   English only 4,349 96.5
Never married 617 15.8   Language other than English 159 3.5
Now married, except separated 2,535 65.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 73 1.6
Separated 24 0.6   Spanish 111 2.5
Widowed 418 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 1.3
 Female 353 9.1   Other Indo-European languages 7 0.2
Divorced 299 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.1
 Female 145 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,743 100.0
           under 18 years 58 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,724 78.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 42 72.4   Arab 7 0.1
        Czech¹ 24 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 21 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,645 100.0   Dutch 127 2.7
Civilian veterans 426 11.7   English 420 8.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 81 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 666 14.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,057 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 70 6.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,406 100.0   Irish¹ 456 9.6
With a disability 494 20.5   Italian 14 0.3
 Percent employed 58.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,912 79.5   Norwegian 35 0.7
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 34 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 911 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 407 44.7   Russian 9 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 110 2.3
        Scottish 61 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,508 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,984 66.2   Swedish 13 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,498 33.2   Swiss 13 0.3
 Same county 654 14.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 844 18.7   United States or American 906 19.1
  Same state 658 14.6   Welsh 13 0.3
  Different state 186 4.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 26 0.6   Other ancestries 695 14.7
 
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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