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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kenai Peninsula Borough
[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 49,691 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,004 100.0   Native 48,335 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 642 4.6       Born in United States 47,884 96.4
Kindergarten 670 4.8           State of residence 17,440 35.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,189 51.3           Different state 30,444 61.3
High school (grades 9-12) 3,880 27.7       Born outside United States 451 0.9
College or graduate school 1,623 11.6   Foreign born 1,356 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 318 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 872 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 31,388 100.0       Not a citizen 484 1.0
Less than 9th grade 985 3.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,620 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,990 31.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,356 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,492 30.2   Europe 335 24.7
Associate degree 1,939 6.2   Asia 477 35.2
Bachelor's degree 4,254 13.6   Africa 14 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,108 6.7   Oceania 37 2.7
        Latin America 237 17.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.5 (X)   Northern America 256 18.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 46,359 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 37,696 100.0   English only 42,892 92.5
Never married 8,829 23.4   Language other than English 3,467 7.5
Now married, except separated 22,022 58.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,271 2.7
Separated 698 1.9   Spanish 799 1.7
Widowed 1,330 3.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 216 0.5
 Female 1,011 2.7   Other Indo-European languages 1,527 3.3
Divorced 4,817 12.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 651 1.4
 Female 2,285 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 417 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 173 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 49,691 100.0
           under 18 years 651 100.0     Total ancestries reported 52,716 106.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 289 44.4   Arab 38 0.1
        Czech¹ 361 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 565 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 34,684 100.0   Dutch 1,200 2.4
Civilian veterans 5,941 17.1   English 5,669 11.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,816 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 491 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,650 17.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,244 100.0   Greek 100 0.2
With a disability 842 6.4   Hungarian 176 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 28,547 100.0   Irish¹ 6,180 12.4
With a disability 4,843 17.0   Italian 1,312 2.6
 Percent employed 45.4 (X)   Lithuanian 88 0.2
No disability 23,704 83.0   Norwegian 2,454 4.9
 Percent employed 69.9 (X)   Polish 1,026 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,499 100.0   Portuguese 112 0.2
With a disability 1,580 45.2   Russian 1,364 2.7
        Scotch-Irish 1,225 2.5
        Scottish 1,419 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 99 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 46,359 100.0   Subsaharan African 22 0.0
Same house in 1995 24,957 53.8   Swedish 1,709 3.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,088 45.5   Swiss 208 0.4
 Same county 11,400 24.6   Ukrainian 101 0.2
 Different county 9,688 20.9   United States or American 3,905 7.9
  Same state 4,083 8.8   Welsh 484 1.0
  Different state 5,605 12.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 314 0.7   Other ancestries 11,919 24.0
 
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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