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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cochise County
[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 117,755 100.0
      enrolled in school 32,791 100.0   Native 103,317 87.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,599 4.9       Born in United States 99,833 84.8
Kindergarten 1,834 5.6           State of residence 39,014 33.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,332 43.7           Different state 60,819 51.6
High school (grades 9-12) 7,567 23.1       Born outside United States 3,484 3.0
College or graduate school 7,459 22.7   Foreign born 14,438 12.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,080 3.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7,083 6.0
  Population 25 years and over 75,774 100.0       Not a citizen 7,355 6.2
Less than 9th grade 7,112 9.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,451 11.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,670 24.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 14,438 100.0
Some college, no degree 20,742 27.4   Europe 1,886 13.1
Associate degree 6,552 8.6   Asia 1,601 11.1
Bachelor's degree 9,390 12.4   Africa 85 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 4,857 6.4   Oceania 69 0.5
        Latin America 10,447 72.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.5 (X)   Northern America 350 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 110,047 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 92,257 100.0   English only 77,529 70.5
Never married 19,932 21.6   Language other than English 32,518 29.5
Now married, except separated 54,164 58.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11,563 10.5
Separated 1,863 2.0   Spanish 27,750 25.2
Widowed 5,766 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,135 9.2
 Female 4,483 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 2,492 2.3
Divorced 10,532 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 595 0.5
 Female 5,497 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,741 1.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 733 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 117,755 100.0
           under 18 years 2,938 100.0     Total ancestries reported 121,688 103.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,616 55.0   Arab 192 0.2
        Czech¹ 343 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 522 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 81,604 100.0   Dutch 1,787 1.5
Civilian veterans 19,044 23.3   English 12,239 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,379 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 877 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 16,878 14.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 27,677 100.0   Greek 213 0.2
With a disability 2,046 7.4   Hungarian 404 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 57,332 100.0   Irish¹ 10,472 8.9
With a disability 12,925 22.5   Italian 3,281 2.8
 Percent employed 51.7 (X)   Lithuanian 159 0.1
No disability 44,407 77.5   Norwegian 1,888 1.6
 Percent employed 69.8 (X)   Polish 1,791 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 16,821 100.0   Portuguese 246 0.2
With a disability 7,496 44.6   Russian 361 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 2,256 1.9
        Scottish 2,869 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 112 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 110,047 100.0   Subsaharan African 446 0.4
Same house in 1995 51,018 46.4   Swedish 1,383 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 54,340 49.4   Swiss 310 0.3
 Same county 25,237 22.9   Ukrainian 171 0.1
 Different county 29,103 26.4   United States or American 6,861 5.8
  Same state 8,198 7.4   Welsh 912 0.8
  Different state 20,905 19.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 83 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 4,689 4.3   Other ancestries 51,253 43.5
 
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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