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Dewey county south dakota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,154100.0
Nursery school, preschool1476.8
Kindergarten1517.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,09050.6
High school (grades 9-12)50423.4
College or graduate school26212.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,107100.0
Less than 9th grade1635.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma53917.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,00032.2
Some college, no degree83927.0
Associate degree1886.1
Bachelor's degree2758.9
Graduate or professional degree1033.3
Percent high school graduate or higher77.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,065100.0
Never married1,47436.3
Now married, except separated1,68841.5
Separated972.4
Widowed2786.8
Female
2536.2
Divorced52813.0
Female
2676.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years273100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren20675.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,645100.0
Civilian veterans56115.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,027100.0
With a disability1929.5
Population 21 to 64 years2,837100.0
With a disability69224.4
Percent employed
50.9(X)
No disability2,14575.6
Percent employed
66.1(X)
Population 65 years and over516100.0
With a disability26952.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over5,432100.0
Same house in 19952,97854.8
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,43044.7
Same county
1,38025.4
Different county
1,05019.3
Same state
67812.5
Different state
3726.8
Elsewhere in 1995240.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population5,972100.0
Native5,93899.4
Born in United States
5,92599.2
State of residence
4,97183.2
Different state
95416.0
Born outside United States
130.2
Foreign born340.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
150.3
Naturalized citizen
240.4
Not a citizen
100.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)34100.0
Europe12.9
Asia2676.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America514.7
Northern America25.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over5,432100.0
English only4,55383.8
Language other than English87916.2
Speak English less than 'very well
2023.7
Spanish
240.4
Speak English less than "very well"
40.1
Other Indo-European languages
400.7
Speak English less than "very well"
100.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
110.2
Speak English less than "very well"
70.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population5,972100.0

Total ancestries reported

6,193103.7
Arab00.0
Czech1140.2
Danish470.8
Dutch691.2
English601.0
French (except Basque)1631.1
French Canadian1110.2
German93315.6
Greek00.0
Hungarian30.1
Irish12714.5
Italian150.3
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian2013.4
Polish320.5
Portuguese00.0
Russian470.8
Scotch-Irish60.1
Scottish150.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African50.1
Swedish791.3
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American210.4
Welsh20.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries4,29972.0
(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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