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Perkins county south dakota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school732100.0
Nursery school, preschool537.2
Kindergarten354.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)37150.7
High school (grades 9-12)24633.6
College or graduate school273.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,367100.0
Less than 9th grade27211.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1958.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)87937.1
Some college, no degree56323.8
Associate degree1124.7
Bachelor's degree26411.2
Graduate or professional degree823.5
Percent high school graduate or higher80.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,716100.0
Never married56020.6
Now married, except separated1,74264.1
Separated150.6
Widowed2388.8
Female
1977.3
Divorced1615.9
Female
732.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren00.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,558100.0
Civilian veterans33713.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years712100.0
With a disability365.1
Population 21 to 64 years1,656100.0
With a disability20612.4
Percent employed
54.4(X)
No disability1,45087.6
Percent employed
85.9(X)
Population 65 years and over758100.0
With a disability29739.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over3,169100.0
Same house in 19952,35374.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199577624.5
Same county
47114.9
Different county
3059.6
Same state
1494.7
Different state
1564.9
Elsewhere in 1995401.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population3,363100.0
Native3,31998.7
Born in United States
3,30798.3
State of residence
1,63548.6
Different state
1,67249.7
Born outside United States
120.4
Foreign born441.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
180.5
Naturalized citizen
150.4
Not a citizen
290.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)44100.0
Europe1534.1
Asia920.5
Africa00.0
Oceania24.5
Latin America49.1
Northern America1431.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over3,169100.0
English only3,09297.6
Language other than English772.4
Speak English less than 'very well
391.2
Spanish
210.7
Speak English less than "very well"
160.5
Other Indo-European languages
361.1
Speak English less than "very well"
100.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
150.5
Speak English less than "very well"
130.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population3,363100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,841114.2
Arab00.0
Czech1331.0
Danish341.0
Dutch1013.0
English2928.7
French (except Basque)1491.5
French Canadian1140.4
German1,46243.5
Greek00.0
Hungarian110.3
Irish13109.2
Italian240.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian72021.4
Polish260.8
Portuguese00.0
Russian972.9
Scotch-Irish451.3
Scottish220.7
Slovak10.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1955.8
Swiss210.6
Ukrainian60.2
United States or American1915.7
Welsh210.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.1
Other ancestries1644.9
(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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