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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Donley 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 3,828 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,031 100.0   Native 3,765 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 33 3.2       Born in United States 3,762 98.3
Kindergarten 62 6.0           State of residence 2,836 74.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 408 39.6           Different state 926 24.2
High school (grades 9-12) 246 23.9       Born outside United States 3 0.1
College or graduate school 282 27.4   Foreign born 63 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 29 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 14 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 2,586 100.0       Not a citizen 49 1.3
Less than 9th grade 161 6.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 404 15.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 684 26.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 63 100.0
Some college, no degree 736 28.5   Europe 2 3.2
Associate degree 193 7.5   Asia 10 15.9
Bachelor's degree 281 10.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 127 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 51 81.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,648 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,130 100.0   English only 3,416 93.6
Never married 486 15.5   Language other than English 232 6.4
Now married, except separated 1,962 62.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 1.9
Separated 51 1.6   Spanish 194 5.3
Widowed 305 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 1.6
 Female 246 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 16 0.4
Divorced 326 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 172 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,828 100.0
           under 18 years 49 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,834 74.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 27 55.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 11 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,964 100.0   Dutch 63 1.6
Civilian veterans 430 14.5   English 458 12.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 53 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 293 7.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 960 100.0   Greek 3 0.1
With a disability 80 8.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,851 100.0   Irish¹ 347 9.1
With a disability 423 22.9   Italian 24 0.6
 Percent employed 45.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,428 77.1   Norwegian 11 0.3
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 7 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 791 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 333 42.1   Russian 8 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 95 2.5
        Scottish 82 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,648 100.0   Subsaharan African 15 0.4
Same house in 1995 2,111 57.9   Swedish 7 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,522 41.7   Swiss 2 0.1
 Same county 686 18.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 836 22.9   United States or American 645 16.8
  Same state 594 16.3   Welsh 7 0.2
  Different state 242 6.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 15 0.4   Other ancestries 695 18.2
 
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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