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Buffalo county south dakota dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school779100.0
Nursery school, preschool688.7
Kindergarten496.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)40952.5
High school (grades 9-12)20426.2
College or graduate school496.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over948100.0
Less than 9th grade869.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma25627.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)31933.6
Some college, no degree20321.4
Associate degree333.5
Bachelor's degree404.2
Graduate or professional degree111.2
Percent high school graduate or higher63.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher5.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,333100.0
Never married59644.7
Now married, except separated47635.7
Separated332.5
Widowed886.6
Female
705.3
Divorced14010.5
Female
795.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years139100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren7050.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,181100.0
Civilian veterans15313.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years764100.0
With a disability11515.1
Population 21 to 64 years928100.0
With a disability43246.6
Percent employed
25.2(X)
No disability49653.4
Percent employed
51.2(X)
Population 65 years and over127100.0
With a disability6853.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,822100.0
Same house in 19951,24968.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199557131.3
Same county
27715.2
Different county
29416.1
Same state
26514.5
Different state
291.6
Elsewhere in 199520.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population2,032100.0
Native2,02499.6
Born in United States
2,02499.6
State of residence
1,90193.6
Different state
1236.1
Born outside United States
00.0
Foreign born80.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
30.1
Naturalized citizen
50.2
Not a citizen
30.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)8100.0
Europe225.0
Asia337.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America00.0
Northern America337.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,822100.0
English only1,59287.4
Language other than English23012.6
Speak English less than 'very well
291.6
Spanish
211.2
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Other Indo-European languages
30.2
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
20.1
Speak English less than "very well"
20.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population2,032100.0

Total ancestries reported

2,160106.3
Arab00.0
Czech1140.7
Danish70.3
Dutch80.4
English251.2
French (except Basque)1221.1
French Canadian1110.5
German20810.2
Greek00.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish1422.1
Italian00.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian643.1
Polish40.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish80.4
Scottish140.7
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish50.2
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American221.1
Welsh20.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,70483.9
(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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