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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fresno 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 799,407 100.0
      enrolled in school 263,942 100.0   Native 630,690 78.9
Nursery school, preschool 11,928 4.5       Born in United States 624,299 78.1
Kindergarten 14,620 5.5           State of residence 493,111 61.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 120,736 45.7           Different state 131,188 16.4
High school (grades 9-12) 61,995 23.5       Born outside United States 6,391 0.8
College or graduate school 54,663 20.7   Foreign born 168,717 21.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 67,124 8.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 49,397 6.2
  Population 25 years and over 455,540 100.0       Not a citizen 119,320 14.9
Less than 9th grade 83,487 18.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 64,450 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 96,097 21.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 168,717 100.0
Some college, no degree 102,066 22.4   Europe 5,428 3.2
Associate degree 29,513 6.5   Asia 41,696 24.7
Bachelor's degree 54,658 12.0   Africa 1,300 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 25,269 5.5   Oceania 380 0.2
        Latin America 118,363 70.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.5 (X)   Northern America 1,550 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 732,422 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 585,612 100.0   English only 433,491 59.2
Never married 173,549 29.6   Language other than English 298,931 40.8
Now married, except separated 310,149 53.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 151,671 20.7
Separated 15,231 2.6   Spanish 230,401 31.5
Widowed 33,359 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 115,594 15.8
 Female 26,936 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 19,551 2.7
Divorced 53,324 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,448 1.0
 Female 31,505 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 45,275 6.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 27,188 3.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 799,407 100.0
           under 18 years 23,109 100.0     Total ancestries reported 781,345 97.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 8,771 38.0   Arab 2,592 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,746 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 5,906 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 543,525 100.0   Dutch 8,831 1.1
Civilian veterans 55,305 10.2   English 46,195 5.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,110 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,163 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 71,862 9.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 227,369 100.0   Greek 1,523 0.2
With a disability 18,823 8.3   Hungarian 818 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 417,702 100.0   Irish¹ 45,476 5.7
With a disability 99,395 23.8   Italian 25,168 3.1
 Percent employed 49.9 (X)   Lithuanian 383 0.0
No disability 318,307 76.2   Norwegian 6,436 0.8
 Percent employed 68.9 (X)   Polish 4,341 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 75,966 100.0   Portuguese 9,367 1.2
With a disability 35,327 46.5   Russian 3,880 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 7,682 1.0
        Scottish 9,205 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 161 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 732,422 100.0   Subsaharan African 3,408 0.4
Same house in 1995 373,870 51.0   Swedish 9,136 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 336,064 45.9   Swiss 1,907 0.2
 Same county 261,551 35.7   Ukrainian 861 0.1
 Different county 74,513 10.2   United States or American 26,056 3.3
  Same state 58,382 8.0   Welsh 3,230 0.4
  Different state 16,131 2.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 329 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 22,488 3.1   Other ancestries 469,573 58.7
 
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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