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Meade county south dakota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,506100.0
Nursery school, preschool3986.1
Kindergarten3565.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,19949.2
High school (grades 9-12)1,49222.9
College or graduate school1,06116.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over14,816100.0
Less than 9th grade6624.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,1677.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,99933.7
Some college, no degree4,36429.5
Associate degree1,1287.6
Bachelor's degree1,78312.0
Graduate or professional degree7134.8
Percent high school graduate or higher87.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over18,589100.0
Never married3,91321.1
Now married, except separated11,87263.9
Separated1861.0
Widowed8684.7
Female
7173.9
Divorced1,7509.4
Female
9124.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years180100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren14178.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over15,864100.0
Civilian veterans3,28020.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,826100.0
With a disability3976.8
Population 21 to 64 years12,465100.0
With a disability1,79114.4
Percent employed
56.4(X)
No disability10,67485.6
Percent employed
82.0(X)
Population 65 years and over2,357100.0
With a disability98942.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over22,418100.0
Same house in 199511,24550.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,59947.3
Same county
3,04413.6
Different county
7,55533.7
Same state
3,81117.0
Different state
3,74416.7
Elsewhere in 19955742.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population24,253100.0
Native23,90798.6
Born in United States
23,55897.1
State of residence
13,72956.6
Different state
9,82940.5
Born outside United States
3491.4
Foreign born3461.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1290.5
Naturalized citizen
1800.7
Not a citizen
1660.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)346100.0
Europe13137.9
Asia12034.7
Africa113.2
Oceania92.6
Latin America6619.1
Northern America92.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over22,418100.0
English only21,46395.7
Language other than English9554.3
Speak English less than 'very well
3121.4
Spanish
3681.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1120.5
Other Indo-European languages
3701.7
Speak English less than "very well"
860.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1220.5
Speak English less than "very well"
450.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population24,253100.0

Total ancestries reported

28,476117.4
Arab1080.4
Czech14051.7
Danish4541.9
Dutch9033.7
English2,3659.8
French (except Basque)16312.6
French Canadian12090.9
German8,80536.3
Greek180.1
Hungarian310.1
Irish13,48714.4
Italian5302.2
Lithuanian300.1
Norwegian2,73711.3
Polish5092.1
Portuguese780.3
Russian1650.7
Scotch-Irish4892.0
Scottish3671.5
Slovak170.1
Subsaharan African110.0
Swedish8573.5
Swiss650.3
Ukrainian200.1
United States or American1,4936.2
Welsh2481.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)210.1
Other ancestries3,42314.1
(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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