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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cochran 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 3,730 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,081 100.0   Native 3,364 90.2
Nursery school, preschool 51 4.7       Born in United States 3,335 89.4
Kindergarten 37 3.4           State of residence 2,855 76.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 561 51.9           Different state 480 12.9
High school (grades 9-12) 347 32.1       Born outside United States 29 0.8
College or graduate school 85 7.9   Foreign born 366 9.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 106 2.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 111 3.0
  Population 25 years and over 2,236 100.0       Not a citizen 255 6.8
Less than 9th grade 480 21.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 355 15.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 631 28.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 366 100.0
Some college, no degree 446 19.9   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 97 4.3   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 126 5.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 101 4.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 359 98.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.7 (X)   Northern America 7 1.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,460 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,814 100.0   English only 1,998 57.7
Never married 583 20.7   Language other than English 1,462 42.3
Now married, except separated 1,751 62.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 623 18.0
Separated 72 2.6   Spanish 1,425 41.2
Widowed 229 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 592 17.1
 Female 192 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 37 1.1
Divorced 179 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.9
 Female 94 3.3   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 3,730 100.0
           under 18 years 128 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,170 85.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 110 85.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 17 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,554 100.0   Dutch 25 0.7
Civilian veterans 234 9.2   English 184 4.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 16 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 369 9.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,044 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 62 5.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,819 100.0   Irish¹ 238 6.4
With a disability 393 21.6   Italian 16 0.4
 Percent employed 39.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,426 78.4   Norwegian 3 0.1
 Percent employed 69.7 (X)   Polish 10 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 522 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 257 49.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 72 1.9
        Scottish 35 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,460 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,199 63.6   Swedish 3 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,175 34.0   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 663 19.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 512 14.8   United States or American 361 9.7
  Same state 416 12.0   Welsh 16 0.4
  Different state 96 2.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 16 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 86 2.5   Other ancestries 1,789 48.0
 
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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