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Social Statistics for Sweetwater County, Wyoming

Sweetwater county wyoming dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,129100.0
Nursery school, preschool6545.9
Kindergarten4974.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,03945.3
High school (grades 9-12)2,93526.4
College or graduate school2,00418.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over23,053100.0
Less than 9th grade6592.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,2529.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,99434.7
Some college, no degree6,15826.7
Associate degree2,0628.9
Bachelor's degree2,95112.8
Graduate or professional degree9774.2
Percent high school graduate or higher87.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over29,099100.0
Never married6,71023.1
Now married, except separated17,22659.2
Separated4191.4
Widowed1,3964.8
Female
1,1263.9
Divorced3,34811.5
Female
1,5495.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years657100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren42564.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over26,817100.0
Civilian veterans3,97314.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,037100.0
With a disability7687.7
Population 21 to 64 years21,759100.0
With a disability3,28115.1
Percent employed
62.6(X)
No disability18,47884.9
Percent employed
80.1(X)
Population 65 years and over2,912100.0
With a disability1,28644.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over34,934100.0
Same house in 199519,19354.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,44044.2
Same county
9,57527.4
Different county
5,86516.8
Same state
1,9525.6
Different state
3,91311.2
Elsewhere in 19953010.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population37,613100.0
Native36,58197.3
Born in United States
36,38896.7
State of residence
17,82147.4
Different state
18,56749.4
Born outside United States
1930.5
Foreign born1,0322.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3360.9
Naturalized citizen
4461.2
Not a citizen
5861.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,032100.0
Europe29028.1
Asia20419.8
Africa373.6
Oceania60.6
Latin America44443.0
Northern America514.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over34,934100.0
English only32,29892.5
Language other than English2,6367.5
Speak English less than 'very well
8952.6
Spanish
1,7705.1
Speak English less than "very well"
6351.8
Other Indo-European languages
5101.5
Speak English less than "very well"
990.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2550.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1340.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population37,613100.0

Total ancestries reported

42,418112.8
Arab190.1
Czech12880.8
Danish9572.5
Dutch1,0182.7
English6,84418.2
French (except Basque)11,3433.6
French Canadian11680.4
German6,80618.1
Greek2760.7
Hungarian1290.3
Irish13,94310.5
Italian2,0085.3
Lithuanian390.1
Norwegian1,4513.9
Polish7742.1
Portuguese510.1
Russian2140.6
Scotch-Irish6171.6
Scottish1,2793.4
Slovak440.1
Subsaharan African290.1
Swedish1,0752.9
Swiss2900.8
Ukrainian450.1
United States or American2,4566.5
Welsh6501.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)200.1
Other ancestries9,58525.5
(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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