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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Humboldt 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 126,518 100.0
      enrolled in school 38,481 100.0   Native 120,769 95.5
Nursery school, preschool 1,816 4.7       Born in United States 119,849 94.7
Kindergarten 1,547 4.0           State of residence 84,948 67.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,702 35.6           Different state 34,901 27.6
High school (grades 9-12) 7,525 19.6       Born outside United States 920 0.7
College or graduate school 13,891 36.1   Foreign born 5,749 4.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,896 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,739 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 81,501 100.0       Not a citizen 3,010 2.4
Less than 9th grade 3,287 4.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,011 11.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 20,960 25.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,749 100.0
Some college, no degree 22,848 28.0   Europe 1,601 27.8
Associate degree 6,640 8.1   Asia 1,146 19.9
Bachelor's degree 12,720 15.6   Africa 69 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 6,035 7.4   Oceania 139 2.4
        Latin America 2,350 40.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.9 (X)   Northern America 444 7.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 119,423 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 102,569 100.0   English only 109,493 91.7
Never married 32,505 31.7   Language other than English 9,930 8.3
Now married, except separated 47,646 46.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,538 3.0
Separated 2,269 2.2   Spanish 5,442 4.6
Widowed 6,877 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,142 1.8
 Female 5,440 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 2,567 2.1
Divorced 13,272 12.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 581 0.5
 Female 7,365 7.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,276 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 643 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 126,518 100.0
           under 18 years 2,027 100.0     Total ancestries reported 145,695 115.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,129 55.7   Arab 234 0.2
        Czech¹ 557 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,062 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 97,180 100.0   Dutch 3,124 2.5
Civilian veterans 14,044 14.5   English 16,759 13.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,318 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 922 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 21,268 16.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 28,730 100.0   Greek 412 0.3
With a disability 2,149 7.5   Hungarian 427 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 74,030 100.0   Irish¹ 18,262 14.4
With a disability 15,968 21.6   Italian 7,655 6.1
 Percent employed 42.3 (X)   Lithuanian 145 0.1
No disability 58,062 78.4   Norwegian 3,778 3.0
 Percent employed 73.7 (X)   Polish 2,216 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 15,477 100.0   Portuguese 3,360 2.7
With a disability 6,999 45.2   Russian 1,391 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,764 2.2
        Scottish 3,994 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 92 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 119,423 100.0   Subsaharan African 197 0.2
Same house in 1995 61,219 51.3   Swedish 3,924 3.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 56,817 47.6   Swiss 1,649 1.3
 Same county 34,462 28.9   Ukrainian 236 0.2
 Different county 22,355 18.7   United States or American 7,679 6.1
  Same state 15,869 13.3   Welsh 1,434 1.1
  Different state 6,486 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 83 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,387 1.2   Other ancestries 35,753 28.3
 
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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