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Social Statistics

Sherman county nebraska dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school770100.0
Nursery school, preschool273.5
Kindergarten587.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)38149.5
High school (grades 9-12)23730.8
College or graduate school678.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,355100.0
Less than 9th grade2159.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2088.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)96140.8
Some college, no degree59725.4
Associate degree1195.1
Bachelor's degree1968.3
Graduate or professional degree592.5
Percent high school graduate or higher82.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,670100.0
Never married48818.3
Now married, except separated1,70163.7
Separated220.8
Widowed2599.7
Female
2248.4
Divorced2007.5
Female
873.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years20100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1575.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,506100.0
Civilian veterans43117.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years723100.0
With a disability314.3
Population 21 to 64 years1,664100.0
With a disability28417.1
Percent employed
56.7(X)
No disability1,38082.9
Percent employed
89.1(X)
Population 65 years and over705100.0
With a disability28440.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over3,147100.0
Same house in 19952,22670.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199592129.3
Same county
40112.7
Different county
52016.5
Same state
37712.0
Different state
1434.5
Elsewhere in 199500.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population3,318100.0
Native3,30499.6
Born in United States
3,27898.8
State of residence
2,82485.1
Different state
45413.7
Born outside United States
260.8
Foreign born140.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
50.2
Naturalized citizen
80.2
Not a citizen
60.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)14100.0
Europe750.0
Asia642.9
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America17.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over3,147100.0
English only3,03796.5
Language other than English1103.5
Speak English less than 'very well
311.0
Spanish
381.2
Speak English less than "very well"
120.4
Other Indo-European languages
662.1
Speak English less than "very well"
180.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
60.2
Speak English less than "very well"
10.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population3,318100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,703111.6
Arab00.0
Czech11825.5
Danish822.5
Dutch712.1
English2688.1
French (except Basque)1491.5
French Canadian180.2
German1,27738.5
Greek00.0
Hungarian30.1
Irish12708.1
Italian50.2
Lithuanian60.2
Norwegian892.7
Polish98329.6
Portuguese00.0
Russian30.1
Scotch-Irish461.4
Scottish90.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1013.0
Swiss120.4
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1073.2
Welsh160.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1163.5
(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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