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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Marin 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 247,289 100.0
      enrolled in school 57,014 100.0   Native 206,129 83.4
Nursery school, preschool 4,797 8.4       Born in United States 203,057 82.1
Kindergarten 2,709 4.8           State of residence 119,098 48.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 23,477 41.2           Different state 83,959 34.0
High school (grades 9-12) 11,518 20.2       Born outside United States 3,072 1.2
College or graduate school 14,513 25.5   Foreign born 41,160 16.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 16,173 6.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 17,086 6.9
  Population 25 years and over 183,694 100.0       Not a citizen 24,074 9.7
Less than 9th grade 6,455 3.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,625 5.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 22,857 12.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 41,160 100.0
Some college, no degree 39,211 21.3   Europe 11,352 27.6
Associate degree 11,298 6.2   Asia 9,515 23.1
Bachelor's degree 56,549 30.8   Africa 1,027 2.5
Graduate or professional degree 37,699 20.5   Oceania 691 1.7
        Latin America 16,617 40.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 91.2 (X)   Northern America 1,958 4.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 51.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 234,008 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 205,366 100.0   English only 188,413 80.5
Never married 52,797 25.7   Language other than English 45,595 19.5
Now married, except separated 111,431 54.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19,835 8.5
Separated 3,549 1.7   Spanish 22,287 9.5
Widowed 12,007 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12,920 5.5
 Female 9,774 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 15,281 6.5
Divorced 25,582 12.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,665 1.6
 Female 16,207 7.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6,754 2.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,997 1.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 247,289 100.0
           under 18 years 2,034 100.0     Total ancestries reported 293,804 118.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 590 29.0   Arab 1,500 0.6
        Czech¹ 1,749 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,400 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 197,041 100.0   Dutch 4,557 1.8
Civilian veterans 22,482 11.4   English 35,289 14.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 10,003 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,692 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 36,205 14.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 42,144 100.0   Greek 1,790 0.7
With a disability 2,688 6.4   Hungarian 1,915 0.8
     Population 21 to 64 years 151,489 100.0   Irish¹ 37,021 15.0
With a disability 22,162 14.6   Italian 22,044 8.9
 Percent employed 64.1 (X)   Lithuanian 1,032 0.4
No disability 129,327 85.4   Norwegian 5,525 2.2
 Percent employed 80.3 (X)   Polish 6,918 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 31,683 100.0   Portuguese 2,211 0.9
With a disability 9,908 31.3   Russian 9,711 3.9
        Scotch-Irish 5,758 2.3
        Scottish 8,860 3.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 474 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 234,008 100.0   Subsaharan African 777 0.3
Same house in 1995 128,347 54.8   Swedish 6,543 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 96,089 41.1   Swiss 2,762 1.1
 Same county 51,146 21.9   Ukrainian 1,202 0.5
 Different county 44,943 19.2   United States or American 7,441 3.0
  Same state 31,408 13.4   Welsh 3,134 1.3
  Different state 13,535 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 588 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 9,572 4.1   Other ancestries 73,703 29.8
 
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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