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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ketchikan Gateway 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 14,070 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,744 100.0   Native 13,262 94.3
Nursery school, preschool 237 6.3       Born in United States 13,104 93.1
Kindergarten 223 6.0           State of residence 5,539 39.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,916 51.2           Different state 7,565 53.8
High school (grades 9-12) 912 24.4       Born outside United States 158 1.1
College or graduate school 456 12.2   Foreign born 808 5.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 297 2.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 586 4.2
  Population 25 years and over 8,999 100.0       Not a citizen 222 1.6
Less than 9th grade 205 2.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 727 8.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,673 29.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 808 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,961 32.9   Europe 121 15.0
Associate degree 619 6.9   Asia 553 68.4
Bachelor's degree 1,289 14.3   Africa 7 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 525 5.8   Oceania 7 0.9
        Latin America 37 4.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.6 (X)   Northern America 83 10.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,135 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,809 100.0   English only 12,053 91.8
Never married 2,571 23.8   Language other than English 1,082 8.2
Now married, except separated 5,979 55.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 398 3.0
Separated 143 1.3   Spanish 226 1.7
Widowed 558 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.2
 Female 460 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 158 1.2
Divorced 1,558 14.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.4
 Female 825 7.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 535 4.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 309 2.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,070 100.0
           under 18 years 137 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,737 111.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 55 40.1   Arab 5 0.0
        Czech¹ 75 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 219 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,922 100.0   Dutch 314 2.2
Civilian veterans 1,705 17.2   English 1,631 11.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 561 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 208 1.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,540 18.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,509 100.0   Greek 22 0.2
With a disability 274 7.8   Hungarian 20 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,339 100.0   Irish¹ 1,465 10.4
With a disability 1,297 15.6   Italian 481 3.4
 Percent employed 58.5 (X)   Lithuanian 60 0.4
No disability 7,042 84.4   Norwegian 1,220 8.7
 Percent employed 81.5 (X)   Polish 225 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 967 100.0   Portuguese 76 0.5
With a disability 483 49.9   Russian 79 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 374 2.7
        Scottish 364 2.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,135 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,393 48.7   Swedish 350 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,601 50.3   Swiss 43 0.3
 Same county 3,763 28.6   Ukrainian 13 0.1
 Different county 2,838 21.6   United States or American 725 5.2
  Same state 1,108 8.4   Welsh 169 1.2
  Different state 1,730 13.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 141 1.1   Other ancestries 4,491 31.9
 
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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