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Mcpherson county south dakota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school546100.0
Nursery school, preschool264.8
Kindergarten244.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)33260.8
High school (grades 9-12)14125.8
College or graduate school234.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,128100.0
Less than 9th grade73234.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1446.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)58627.5
Some college, no degree32915.5
Associate degree1105.2
Bachelor's degree1748.2
Graduate or professional degree532.5
Percent high school graduate or higher58.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,377100.0
Never married37415.7
Now married, except separated1,63768.9
Separated90.4
Widowed26311.1
Female
2249.4
Divorced944.0
Female
441.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years14100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren00.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,262100.0
Civilian veterans31814.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years532100.0
With a disability356.6
Population 21 to 64 years1,350100.0
With a disability29321.7
Percent employed
55.3(X)
No disability1,05778.3
Percent employed
78.3(X)
Population 65 years and over790100.0
With a disability35044.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over2,740100.0
Same house in 19952,00773.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199571926.2
Same county
38614.1
Different county
33312.2
Same state
2117.7
Different state
1224.5
Elsewhere in 1995140.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population2,904100.0
Native2,88099.2
Born in United States
2,84898.1
State of residence
2,32580.1
Different state
52318.0
Born outside United States
321.1
Foreign born240.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
90.3
Naturalized citizen
100.3
Not a citizen
140.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)24100.0
Europe416.7
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America2083.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over2,740100.0
English only1,84367.3
Language other than English89732.7
Speak English less than 'very well
40714.9
Spanish
20.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Other Indo-European languages
89532.7
Speak English less than "very well"
40714.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population2,904100.0

Total ancestries reported

2,985102.8
Arab00.0
Czech110.0
Danish180.6
Dutch321.1
English1083.7
French (except Basque)1321.1
French Canadian140.1
German1,75260.3
Greek40.1
Hungarian20.1
Irish11113.8
Italian50.2
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1364.7
Polish381.3
Portuguese00.0
Russian46115.9
Scotch-Irish80.3
Scottish70.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish401.4
Swiss40.1
Ukrainian70.2
United States or American1214.2
Welsh100.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries842.9
(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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