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Social Statistics

Potter county south dakota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school583100.0
Nursery school, preschool223.8
Kindergarten284.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)31754.4
High school (grades 9-12)19032.6
College or graduate school264.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,969100.0
Less than 9th grade20010.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1799.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)73537.3
Some college, no degree41921.3
Associate degree1175.9
Bachelor's degree25412.9
Graduate or professional degree653.3
Percent high school graduate or higher80.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,196100.0
Never married37417.0
Now married, except separated1,41864.6
Separated80.4
Widowed23210.6
Female
1878.5
Divorced1647.5
Female
703.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years9100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren222.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,065100.0
Civilian veterans34116.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years565100.0
With a disability376.5
Population 21 to 64 years1,325100.0
With a disability23217.5
Percent employed
73.7(X)
No disability1,09382.5
Percent employed
82.7(X)
Population 65 years and over626100.0
With a disability26642.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over2,571100.0
Same house in 19951,74667.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199582131.9
Same county
49919.4
Different county
32212.5
Same state
2058.0
Different state
1174.6
Elsewhere in 199540.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population2,693100.0
Native2,67999.5
Born in United States
2,67799.4
State of residence
2,23082.8
Different state
44716.6
Born outside United States
20.1
Foreign born140.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
00.0
Naturalized citizen
90.3
Not a citizen
50.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)14100.0
Europe1071.4
Asia214.3
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America214.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over2,571100.0
English only2,51197.7
Language other than English602.3
Speak English less than 'very well
130.5
Spanish
90.4
Speak English less than "very well"
20.1
Other Indo-European languages
391.5
Speak English less than "very well"
60.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
100.4
Speak English less than "very well"
50.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population2,693100.0

Total ancestries reported

2,761102.5
Arab00.0
Czech1261.0
Danish321.2
Dutch622.3
English1616.0
French (except Basque)1742.7
French Canadian1120.4
German1,43153.1
Greek40.1
Hungarian90.3
Irish12649.8
Italian100.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian2117.8
Polish491.8
Portuguese00.0
Russian752.8
Scotch-Irish271.0
Scottish150.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish441.6
Swiss140.5
Ukrainian50.2
United States or American1284.8
Welsh120.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries963.6
(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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