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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gila 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 51,335 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,718 100.0   Native 49,512 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 571 4.5       Born in United States 49,283 96.0
Kindergarten 721 5.7           State of residence 25,942 50.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,472 50.9           Different state 23,341 45.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,068 24.1       Born outside United States 229 0.4
College or graduate school 1,886 14.8   Foreign born 1,823 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 566 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 847 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 35,150 100.0       Not a citizen 976 1.9
Less than 9th grade 2,257 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,397 15.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,087 28.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,823 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,340 29.4   Europe 576 31.6
Associate degree 2,199 6.3   Asia 137 7.5
Bachelor's degree 2,971 8.5   Africa 9 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,899 5.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,011 55.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.2 (X)   Northern America 90 4.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 48,370 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 40,633 100.0   English only 39,557 81.8
Never married 7,394 18.2   Language other than English 8,813 18.2
Now married, except separated 24,096 59.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,932 6.1
Separated 703 1.7   Spanish 4,731 9.8
Widowed 3,496 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,509 3.1
 Female 2,650 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 823 1.7
Divorced 4,944 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 127 0.3
 Female 2,692 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 71 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 51,335 100.0
           under 18 years 1,559 100.0     Total ancestries reported 52,165 101.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,011 64.8   Arab 80 0.2
        Czech¹ 269 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 310 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 38,432 100.0   Dutch 1,104 2.2
Civilian veterans 7,539 19.6   English 6,073 11.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,628 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 332 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,947 15.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,508 100.0   Greek 57 0.1
With a disability 947 8.2   Hungarian 153 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,149 100.0   Irish¹ 5,554 10.8
With a disability 6,717 25.7   Italian 1,307 2.5
 Percent employed 49.2 (X)   Lithuanian 44 0.1
No disability 19,432 74.3   Norwegian 1,110 2.2
 Percent employed 65.3 (X)   Polish 755 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 9,890 100.0   Portuguese 32 0.1
With a disability 4,180 42.3   Russian 152 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,047 2.0
        Scottish 1,130 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 32 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 48,370 100.0   Subsaharan African 15 0.0
Same house in 1995 26,365 54.5   Swedish 860 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,670 44.8   Swiss 97 0.2
 Same county 9,089 18.8   Ukrainian 15 0.0
 Different county 12,581 26.0   United States or American 3,159 6.2
  Same state 7,875 16.3   Welsh 459 0.9
  Different state 4,706 9.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 335 0.7   Other ancestries 18,437 35.9
 
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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