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Union county south dakota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,301100.0
Nursery school, preschool2226.7
Kindergarten1945.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,55947.2
High school (grades 9-12)84925.7
College or graduate school47714.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,262100.0
Less than 9th grade4395.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6227.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,70732.8
Some college, no degree1,77221.4
Associate degree5516.7
Bachelor's degree1,44617.5
Graduate or professional degree7258.8
Percent high school graduate or higher87.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over9,806100.0
Never married1,99020.3
Now married, except separated6,31464.4
Separated830.8
Widowed6456.6
Female
5265.4
Divorced7747.9
Female
3653.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years85100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4047.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over9,173100.0
Civilian veterans1,26013.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,941100.0
With a disability1194.0
Population 21 to 64 years7,025100.0
With a disability87212.4
Percent employed
72.2(X)
No disability6,15387.6
Percent employed
86.4(X)
Population 65 years and over1,619100.0
With a disability57035.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over11,727100.0
Same house in 19956,37754.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,23444.6
Same county
1,68514.4
Different county
3,54930.3
Same state
8667.4
Different state
2,68322.9
Elsewhere in 19951161.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population12,584100.0
Native12,27797.6
Born in United States
12,23597.2
State of residence
3,93031.2
Different state
8,30566.0
Born outside United States
420.3
Foreign born3072.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1581.3
Naturalized citizen
1140.9
Not a citizen
1931.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)307100.0
Europe4715.3
Asia17155.7
Africa00.0
Oceania20.7
Latin America8126.4
Northern America62.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over11,727100.0
English only11,24295.9
Language other than English4854.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1991.7
Spanish
2151.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1141.0
Other Indo-European languages
1451.2
Speak English less than "very well"
510.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1141.0
Speak English less than "very well"
260.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population12,584100.0

Total ancestries reported

14,916118.5
Arab490.4
Czech12231.8
Danish4203.3
Dutch7115.7
English9667.7
French (except Basque)18086.4
French Canadian12462.0
German4,25633.8
Greek190.2
Hungarian30.0
Irish11,69913.5
Italian1531.2
Lithuanian200.2
Norwegian1,97515.7
Polish1651.3
Portuguese00.0
Russian660.5
Scotch-Irish1631.3
Scottish1361.1
Slovak100.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1,0408.3
Swiss400.3
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American6064.8
Welsh570.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)10.0
Other ancestries1,0848.6
(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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