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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: North Slope 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 7,385 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,623 100.0   Native 6,955 94.2
Nursery school, preschool 225 8.6       Born in United States 6,886 93.2
Kindergarten 126 4.8           State of residence 5,495 74.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,381 52.6           Different state 1,391 18.8
High school (grades 9-12) 641 24.4       Born outside United States 69 0.9
College or graduate school 250 9.5   Foreign born 430 5.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 194 2.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 273 3.7
  Population 25 years and over 3,883 100.0       Not a citizen 157 2.1
Less than 9th grade 457 11.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 420 10.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,361 35.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 430 100.0
Some college, no degree 834 21.5   Europe 18 4.2
Associate degree 151 3.9   Asia 320 74.4
Bachelor's degree 432 11.1   Africa 2 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 228 5.9   Oceania 14 3.3
        Latin America 41 9.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.4 (X)   Northern America 35 8.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,679 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,045 100.0   English only 3,347 50.1
Never married 2,124 42.1   Language other than English 3,332 49.9
Now married, except separated 2,151 42.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 957 14.3
Separated 123 2.4   Spanish 58 0.9
Widowed 185 3.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.2
 Female 155 3.1   Other Indo-European languages 39 0.6
Divorced 462 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 229 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 375 5.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 141 2.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,385 100.0
           under 18 years 259 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,177 97.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 164 63.3   Arab 9 0.1
        Czech¹ 6 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,561 100.0   Dutch 39 0.5
Civilian veterans 438 9.6   English 178 2.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 71 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 374 5.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,443 100.0   Greek 24 0.3
With a disability 79 3.2   Hungarian 10 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,924 100.0   Irish¹ 241 3.3
With a disability 587 15.0   Italian 37 0.5
 Percent employed 60.5 (X)   Lithuanian 20 0.3
No disability 3,337 85.0   Norwegian 98 1.3
 Percent employed 72.1 (X)   Polish 49 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 309 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.1
With a disability 149 48.2   Russian 11 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 30 0.4
        Scottish 66 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,679 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,444 51.6   Swedish 50 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,112 46.6   Swiss 7 0.1
 Same county 1,956 29.3   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 1,156 17.3   United States or American 79 1.1
  Same state 597 8.9   Welsh 14 0.2
  Different state 559 8.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 123 1.8   Other ancestries 5,719 77.4
 
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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