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Social Statistics

Sherman county kansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,793100.0
Nursery school, preschool1065.9
Kindergarten693.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)78643.8
High school (grades 9-12)34819.4
College or graduate school48427.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,319100.0
Less than 9th grade2606.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3187.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,55135.9
Some college, no degree1,27429.5
Associate degree2686.2
Bachelor's degree47611.0
Graduate or professional degree1724.0
Percent high school graduate or higher86.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over5,410100.0
Never married1,27023.5
Now married, except separated3,17758.7
Separated631.2
Widowed56610.5
Female
4237.8
Divorced3346.2
Female
1603.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years60100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2948.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,105100.0
Civilian veterans70013.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,710100.0
With a disability1508.8
Population 21 to 64 years3,477100.0
With a disability64918.7
Percent employed
67.3(X)
No disability2,82881.3
Percent employed
82.8(X)
Population 65 years and over1,089100.0
With a disability45241.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over6,346100.0
Same house in 19953,66057.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,64541.7
Same county
1,12717.8
Different county
1,51823.9
Same state
80912.7
Different state
70911.2
Elsewhere in 1995410.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population6,760100.0
Native6,64198.2
Born in United States
6,60397.7
State of residence
4,01859.4
Different state
2,58538.2
Born outside United States
380.6
Foreign born1191.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
681.0
Naturalized citizen
691.0
Not a citizen
500.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)119100.0
Europe21.7
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America11798.3
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over6,346100.0
English only5,75390.7
Language other than English5939.3
Speak English less than 'very well
1342.1
Spanish
4807.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1342.1
Other Indo-European languages
951.5
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
90.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population6,760100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,93787.8
Arab40.1
Czech1470.7
Danish791.2
Dutch1001.5
English6579.7
French (except Basque)11081.6
French Canadian150.1
German1,87427.7
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish171410.6
Italian500.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1702.5
Polish1051.6
Portuguese00.0
Russian170.3
Scotch-Irish1041.5
Scottish400.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish3184.7
Swiss240.4
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American6529.6
Welsh240.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries84512.5
(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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