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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Northwest Arctic 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 7,208 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,505 100.0   Native 7,132 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 182 7.3       Born in United States 7,114 98.7
Kindergarten 181 7.2           State of residence 6,181 85.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,494 59.6           Different state 933 12.9
High school (grades 9-12) 527 21.0       Born outside United States 18 0.2
College or graduate school 121 4.8   Foreign born 76 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 23 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 45 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 3,498 100.0       Not a citizen 31 0.4
Less than 9th grade 504 14.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 474 13.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,414 40.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 76 100.0
Some college, no degree 556 15.9   Europe 10 13.2
Associate degree 106 3.0   Asia 39 51.3
Bachelor's degree 279 8.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 165 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 17 22.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.0 (X)   Northern America 10 13.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,444 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,700 100.0   English only 3,747 58.1
Never married 2,187 46.5   Language other than English 2,697 41.9
Now married, except separated 1,963 41.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 737 11.4
Separated 93 2.0   Spanish 20 0.3
Widowed 151 3.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
 Female 118 2.5   Other Indo-European languages 47 0.7
Divorced 306 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
 Female 170 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 45 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,208 100.0
           under 18 years 302 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,727 93.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 227 75.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 7 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,224 100.0   Dutch 37 0.5
Civilian veterans 564 13.4   English 137 1.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 44 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 268 3.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,554 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 117 4.6   Hungarian 22 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,507 100.0   Irish¹ 227 3.1
With a disability 504 14.4   Italian 25 0.3
 Percent employed 58.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,003 85.6   Norwegian 36 0.5
 Percent employed 65.5 (X)   Polish 31 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 360 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.2
With a disability 188 52.2   Russian 6 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 35 0.5
        Scottish 50 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,444 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.1
Same house in 1995 3,879 60.2   Swedish 32 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,540 39.4   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 1,663 25.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 877 13.6   United States or American 96 1.3
  Same state 495 7.7   Welsh 6 0.1
  Different state 382 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 25 0.4   Other ancestries 5,632 78.1
 
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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