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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Codington 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 25,897 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,730 100.0   Native 25,578 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 432 6.4       Born in United States 25,475 98.4
Kindergarten 400 5.9           State of residence 19,448 75.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,078 45.7           Different state 6,027 23.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,720 25.6       Born outside United States 103 0.4
College or graduate school 1,100 16.3   Foreign born 319 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 191 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 106 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 16,377 100.0       Not a citizen 213 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,246 7.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,156 7.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,242 38.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 319 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,403 20.8   Europe 75 23.5
Associate degree 1,248 7.6   Asia 76 23.8
Bachelor's degree 2,286 14.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 796 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 103 32.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.3 (X)   Northern America 65 20.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,107 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,282 100.0   English only 23,199 96.2
Never married 4,984 24.6   Language other than English 908 3.8
Now married, except separated 12,049 59.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 314 1.3
Separated 153 0.8   Spanish 374 1.6
Widowed 1,487 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 161 0.7
 Female 1,235 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 457 1.9
Divorced 1,609 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 113 0.5
 Female 803 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 56 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,897 100.0
           under 18 years 213 100.0     Total ancestries reported 31,827 122.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 74 34.7   Arab 16 0.1
        Czech¹ 374 1.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 460 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,939 100.0   Dutch 1,027 4.0
Civilian veterans 2,506 13.2   English 1,436 5.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 722 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 154 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,381 51.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,364 100.0   Greek 14 0.1
With a disability 396 6.2   Hungarian 12 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,001 100.0   Irish¹ 2,432 9.4
With a disability 1,888 13.5   Italian 192 0.7
 Percent employed 66.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 12,113 86.5   Norwegian 6,421 24.8
 Percent employed 87.6 (X)   Polish 707 2.7
     Population 65 years and over 3,595 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,557 43.3   Russian 108 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 210 0.8
        Scottish 222 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 24,107 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.0
Same house in 1995 13,589 56.4   Swedish 950 3.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,368 43.0   Swiss 68 0.3
 Same county 5,903 24.5   Ukrainian 12 0.0
 Different county 4,465 18.5   United States or American 1,004 3.9
  Same state 3,022 12.5   Welsh 48 0.2
  Different state 1,443 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 150 0.6   Other ancestries 1,849 7.1
 
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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