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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Anchorage Municipality
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 260,283 100.0
      enrolled in school 74,625 100.0   Native 239,005 91.8
Nursery school, preschool 4,160 5.6       Born in United States 233,672 89.8
Kindergarten 4,133 5.5           State of residence 83,516 32.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 35,485 47.6           Different state 150,156 57.7
High school (grades 9-12) 15,678 21.0       Born outside United States 5,333 2.0
College or graduate school 15,169 20.3   Foreign born 21,278 8.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8,173 3.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 11,631 4.5
  Population 25 years and over 159,931 100.0       Not a citizen 9,647 3.7
Less than 9th grade 4,913 3.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,609 6.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 38,741 24.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 21,278 100.0
Some college, no degree 46,789 29.3   Europe 4,069 19.1
Associate degree 12,639 7.9   Asia 10,537 49.5
Bachelor's degree 29,865 18.7   Africa 244 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 16,375 10.2   Oceania 588 2.8
        Latin America 4,549 21.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 90.3 (X)   Northern America 1,291 6.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 240,627 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 197,054 100.0   English only 207,818 86.4
Never married 56,016 28.4   Language other than English 32,809 13.6
Now married, except separated 105,804 53.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12,710 5.3
Separated 4,156 2.1   Spanish 9,580 4.0
Widowed 6,400 3.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,837 1.6
 Female 5,183 2.6   Other Indo-European languages 6,424 2.7
Divorced 24,678 12.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,482 0.6
 Female 13,576 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 12,872 5.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,627 2.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 260,283 100.0
           under 18 years 3,847 100.0     Total ancestries reported 287,978 110.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,719 44.7   Arab 556 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,504 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,239 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 176,148 100.0   Dutch 4,888 1.9
Civilian veterans 30,920 17.6   English 26,123 10.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 8,848 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,872 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 45,770 17.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 65,183 100.0   Greek 843 0.3
With a disability 5,042 7.7   Hungarian 1,123 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 151,404 100.0   Irish¹ 30,205 11.6
With a disability 23,154 15.3   Italian 8,264 3.2
 Percent employed 57.6 (X)   Lithuanian 465 0.2
No disability 128,250 84.7   Norwegian 9,988 3.8
 Percent employed 79.7 (X)   Polish 6,103 2.3
     Population 65 years and over 13,561 100.0   Portuguese 919 0.4
With a disability 6,084 44.9   Russian 3,098 1.2
        Scotch-Irish 4,565 1.8
        Scottish 6,943 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 309 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 240,627 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,238 0.5
Same house in 1995 100,167 41.6   Swedish 6,707 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 133,743 55.6   Swiss 1,018 0.4
 Same county 77,553 32.2   Ukrainian 563 0.2
 Different county 56,190 23.4   United States or American 15,614 6.0
  Same state 13,047 5.4   Welsh 2,288 0.9
  Different state 43,143 17.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 831 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 6,717 2.8   Other ancestries 94,094 36.2
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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