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Social Statistics

Mellette county south dakota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school647100.0
Nursery school, preschool487.4
Kindergarten416.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)34853.8
High school (grades 9-12)14422.3
College or graduate school6610.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,199100.0
Less than 9th grade12610.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma13611.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)41334.4
Some college, no degree26422.0
Associate degree615.1
Bachelor's degree17614.7
Graduate or professional degree231.9
Percent high school graduate or higher78.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,462100.0
Never married45631.2
Now married, except separated73250.1
Separated211.4
Widowed1077.3
Female
906.2
Divorced14610.0
Female
674.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years99100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren6464.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,348100.0
Civilian veterans20315.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years620100.0
With a disability467.4
Population 21 to 64 years1,004100.0
With a disability23623.5
Percent employed
55.9(X)
No disability76876.5
Percent employed
69.7(X)
Population 65 years and over224100.0
With a disability8035.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,893100.0
Same house in 19951,27267.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199561632.5
Same county
21511.4
Different county
40121.2
Same state
26514.0
Different state
1367.2
Elsewhere in 199550.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population2,083100.0
Native2,07499.6
Born in United States
2,06999.3
State of residence
1,60977.2
Different state
46022.1
Born outside United States
50.2
Foreign born90.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
40.2
Naturalized citizen
50.2
Not a citizen
40.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9100.0
Europe555.6
Asia222.2
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America222.2
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,893100.0
English only1,59384.2
Language other than English30015.8
Speak English less than 'very well
693.6
Spanish
80.4
Speak English less than "very well"
20.1
Other Indo-European languages
100.5
Speak English less than "very well"
40.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
30.2
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population2,083100.0

Total ancestries reported

2,261108.5
Arab50.2
Czech1572.7
Danish120.6
Dutch552.6
English1607.7
French (except Basque)1482.3
French Canadian100.0
German43020.6
Greek20.1
Hungarian00.0
Irish11728.3
Italian100.5
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian633.0
Polish30.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian100.5
Scotch-Irish70.3
Scottish221.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish602.9
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American823.9
Welsh90.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,05450.6
(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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