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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Amador 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 35,100 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,110 100.0   Native 33,920 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 388 4.8       Born in United States 33,714 96.1
Kindergarten 331 4.1           State of residence 23,535 67.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,418 42.1           Different state 10,179 29.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,910 35.9       Born outside United States 206 0.6
College or graduate school 1,063 13.1   Foreign born 1,180 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 275 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 736 2.1
  Population 25 years and over 25,549 100.0       Not a citizen 444 1.3
Less than 9th grade 1,008 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,088 12.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,721 30.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,180 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,609 29.8   Europe 355 30.1
Associate degree 1,870 7.3   Asia 254 21.5
Bachelor's degree 2,710 10.6   Africa 9 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,543 6.0   Oceania 35 3.0
        Latin America 395 33.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.0 (X)   Northern America 132 11.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,690 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 29,596 100.0   English only 31,125 92.4
Never married 4,685 15.8   Language other than English 2,565 7.6
Now married, except separated 19,006 64.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 727 2.2
Separated 521 1.8   Spanish 1,692 5.0
Widowed 2,379 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 528 1.6
 Female 1,622 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 587 1.7
Divorced 3,005 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.2
 Female 1,569 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 250 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 127 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,100 100.0
           under 18 years 531 100.0     Total ancestries reported 36,351 103.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 170 32.0   Arab 103 0.3
        Czech¹ 113 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 471 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,818 100.0   Dutch 743 2.1
Civilian veterans 5,328 19.2   English 4,828 13.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,339 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 268 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,731 16.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,191 100.0   Greek 168 0.5
With a disability 603 9.7   Hungarian 81 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,758 100.0   Irish¹ 5,087 14.5
With a disability 3,694 22.0   Italian 2,871 8.2
 Percent employed 59.4 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.1
No disability 13,064 78.0   Norwegian 598 1.7
 Percent employed 74.9 (X)   Polish 555 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 6,206 100.0   Portuguese 972 2.8
With a disability 2,294 37.0   Russian 187 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 971 2.8
        Scottish 996 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 33,690 100.0   Subsaharan African 33 0.1
Same house in 1995 18,004 53.4   Swedish 761 2.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,479 45.9   Swiss 201 0.6
 Same county 5,726 17.0   Ukrainian 30 0.1
 Different county 9,753 28.9   United States or American 1,885 5.4
  Same state 8,596 25.5   Welsh 341 1.0
  Different state 1,157 3.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 43 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 207 0.6   Other ancestries 6,940 19.8
 
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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