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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lassen 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 33,828 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,900 100.0   Native 33,039 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 369 4.1       Born in United States 32,012 94.6
Kindergarten 336 3.8           State of residence 22,060 65.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,644 40.9           Different state 9,952 29.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,538 28.5       Born outside United States 1,027 3.0
College or graduate school 2,013 22.6   Foreign born 789 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 157 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 438 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 22,963 100.0       Not a citizen 351 1.0
Less than 9th grade 971 4.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,702 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,091 30.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 789 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,577 28.6   Europe 224 28.4
Associate degree 2,166 9.4   Asia 86 10.9
Bachelor's degree 1,764 7.7   Africa 18 2.3
Graduate or professional degree 692 3.0   Oceania 6 0.8
        Latin America 396 50.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.6 (X)   Northern America 59 7.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,185 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,876 100.0   English only 27,748 86.2
Never married 4,066 14.6   Language other than English 4,437 13.8
Now married, except separated 19,006 68.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,245 3.9
Separated 508 1.8   Spanish 3,241 10.1
Widowed 1,157 4.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 955 3.0
 Female 881 3.2   Other Indo-European languages 392 1.2
Divorced 3,139 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.3
 Female 1,161 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 651 2.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 185 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,828 100.0
           under 18 years 501 100.0     Total ancestries reported 26,897 79.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 263 52.5   Arab 68 0.2
        Czech¹ 73 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 267 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,467 100.0   Dutch 733 2.2
Civilian veterans 4,377 16.5   English 3,121 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,133 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 155 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,850 11.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,737 100.0   Greek 14 0.0
With a disability 454 6.7   Hungarian 34 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,694 100.0   Irish¹ 3,844 11.4
With a disability 2,964 21.6   Italian 1,237 3.7
 Percent employed 43.4 (X)   Lithuanian 37 0.1
No disability 10,730 78.4   Norwegian 459 1.4
 Percent employed 72.5 (X)   Polish 259 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 2,930 100.0   Portuguese 499 1.5
With a disability 1,207 41.2   Russian 51 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 499 1.5
        Scottish 529 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 32,185 100.0   Subsaharan African 69 0.2
Same house in 1995 14,636 45.5   Swedish 508 1.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,497 51.3   Swiss 134 0.4
 Same county 4,875 15.1   Ukrainian 42 0.1
 Different county 11,622 36.1   United States or American 1,706 5.0
  Same state 10,276 31.9   Welsh 217 0.6
  Different state 1,346 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,052 3.3   Other ancestries 7,337 21.7
 
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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