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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Niobrara 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 2,407 100.0
      enrolled in school 522 100.0   Native 2,390 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 27 5.2       Born in United States 2,390 99.3
Kindergarten 27 5.2           State of residence 1,105 45.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 266 51.0           Different state 1,285 53.4
High school (grades 9-12) 135 25.9       Born outside United States 0 0.0
College or graduate school 67 12.8   Foreign born 17 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 1,731 100.0       Not a citizen 8 0.3
Less than 9th grade 75 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 145 8.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 673 38.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 17 100.0
Some college, no degree 457 26.4   Europe 13 76.5
Associate degree 116 6.7   Asia 4 23.5
Bachelor's degree 221 12.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 44 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,293 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,980 100.0   English only 2,217 96.7
Never married 372 18.8   Language other than English 76 3.3
Now married, except separated 1,205 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 1.0
Separated 29 1.5   Spanish 41 1.8
Widowed 165 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.4
 Female 137 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 32 1.4
Divorced 209 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.6
 Female 91 4.6   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 2,407 100.0
           under 18 years 19 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,815 117.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 11 57.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 34 1.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 50 2.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,868 100.0   Dutch 55 2.3
Civilian veterans 287 15.4   English 528 21.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 114 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 869 36.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 475 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 16 3.4   Hungarian 2 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,263 100.0   Irish¹ 355 14.7
With a disability 251 19.9   Italian 19 0.8
 Percent employed 68.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,012 80.1   Norwegian 96 4.0
 Percent employed 79.9 (X)   Polish 43 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 454 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 186 41.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 57 2.4
        Scottish 88 3.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 2,293 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,456 63.5   Swedish 115 4.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 825 36.0   Swiss 31 1.3
 Same county 312 13.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 513 22.4   United States or American 113 4.7
  Same state 234 10.2   Welsh 6 0.2
  Different state 279 12.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 12 0.5   Other ancestries 226 9.4
 
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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