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Social Statistics

South Dakota

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school208,229100.0
Nursery school, preschool12,6936.1
Kindergarten11,1735.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)92,76944.6
High school (grades 9-12)48,70023.4
College or graduate school42,89420.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over474,359100.0
Less than 9th grade35,4217.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma37,7598.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)156,00632.9
Some college, no degree109,30023.0
Associate degree33,8617.1
Bachelor's degree73,56315.5
Graduate or professional degree28,4496.0
Percent high school graduate or higher84.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over589,612100.0
Never married154,03326.1
Now married, except separated336,50257.1
Separated6,1601.0
Widowed41,1447.0
Female
34,1045.8
Divorced51,7738.8
Female
27,1214.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years8,019100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,63257.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over548,771100.0
Civilian veterans79,37014.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years186,018100.0
With a disability12,6536.8
Population 21 to 64 years399,575100.0
With a disability62,23815.6
Percent employed
64.0(X)
No disability337,33784.4
Percent employed
83.7(X)
Population 65 years and over100,501100.0
With a disability39,72839.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over703,820100.0
Same house in 1995391,77755.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995304,91843.3
Same county
149,02321.2
Different county
155,89522.1
Same state
83,34711.8
Different state
72,54810.3
Elsewhere in 19957,1251.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population754,844100.0
Native741,34998.2
Born in United States
737,55597.7
State of residence
513,86768.1
Different state
223,68829.6
Born outside United States
3,7940.5
Foreign born13,4951.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7,4271.0
Naturalized citizen
5,4520.7
Not a citizen
8,0431.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)13,495100.0
Europe4,25531.5
Asia4,06330.1
Africa1,56111.6
Oceania950.7
Latin America2,50218.5
Northern America1,0197.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over703,820100.0
English only658,24593.5
Language other than English45,5756.5
Speak English less than 'very well
16,3762.3
Spanish
10,0521.4
Speak English less than "very well"
3,9990.6
Other Indo-European languages
19,5102.8
Speak English less than "very well"
7,6991.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,0530.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5050.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population754,844100.0

Total ancestries reported

877,136116.2
Arab1,4070.2
Czech117,6602.3
Danish20,1122.7
Dutch35,6554.7
English53,2417.1
French (except Basque)121,8712.9
French Canadian14,3150.6
German307,30940.7
Greek7330.1
Hungarian9820.1
Irish178,48110.4
Italian7,5411.0
Lithuanian2870.0
Norwegian115,29215.3
Polish11,5271.5
Portuguese3430.0
Russian9,3721.2
Scotch-Irish7,5711.0
Scottish7,8981.0
Slovak2110.0
Subsaharan African1,7310.2
Swedish29,7073.9
Swiss3,0850.4
Ukrainian8750.1
United States or American29,1813.9
Welsh3,5870.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1810.0
Other ancestries106,98114.2
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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