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Cherry county nebraska dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,524100.0
Nursery school, preschool1067.0
Kindergarten714.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)81853.7
High school (grades 9-12)40226.4
College or graduate school1278.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,115100.0
Less than 9th grade2435.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3648.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,29131.4
Some college, no degree1,12027.2
Associate degree3007.3
Bachelor's degree60414.7
Graduate or professional degree1934.7
Percent high school graduate or higher85.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,824100.0
Never married96620.0
Now married, except separated3,04263.1
Separated430.9
Widowed3908.1
Female
3367.0
Divorced3837.9
Female
2024.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years65100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3960.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over4,504100.0
Civilian veterans56312.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,434100.0
With a disability614.3
Population 21 to 64 years3,273100.0
With a disability57217.5
Percent employed
69.2(X)
No disability2,70182.5
Percent employed
85.3(X)
Population 65 years and over985100.0
With a disability34835.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over5,772100.0
Same house in 19953,46560.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,29039.7
Same county
1,06718.5
Different county
1,22321.2
Same state
59010.2
Different state
63311.0
Elsewhere in 1995170.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population6,148100.0
Native6,10499.3
Born in United States
6,08799.0
State of residence
4,38271.3
Different state
1,70527.7
Born outside United States
170.3
Foreign born440.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
140.2
Naturalized citizen
200.3
Not a citizen
240.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)44100.0
Europe920.5
Asia1125.0
Africa1125.0
Oceania715.9
Latin America00.0
Northern America613.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over5,772100.0
English only5,62097.4
Language other than English1522.6
Speak English less than 'very well
551.0
Spanish
601.0
Speak English less than "very well"
210.4
Other Indo-European languages
380.7
Speak English less than "very well"
90.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
100.2
Speak English less than "very well"
30.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population6,148100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,418120.7
Arab190.3
Czech11983.2
Danish1993.2
Dutch3185.2
English1,13318.4
French (except Basque)12383.9
French Canadian170.1
German2,52441.1
Greek00.0
Hungarian150.2
Irish196115.6
Italian580.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian2093.4
Polish1382.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian200.3
Scotch-Irish881.4
Scottish931.5
Slovak40.1
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish2073.4
Swiss220.4
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3766.1
Welsh360.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries5559.0
(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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