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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Modoc 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 9,449 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,336 100.0   Native 8,893 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 139 6.0       Born in United States 8,822 93.4
Kindergarten 105 4.5           State of residence 5,552 58.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,204 51.5           Different state 3,270 34.6
High school (grades 9-12) 696 29.8       Born outside United States 71 0.8
College or graduate school 192 8.2   Foreign born 556 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 180 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 169 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 6,464 100.0       Not a citizen 387 4.1
Less than 9th grade 481 7.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,002 15.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,900 29.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 556 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,765 27.3   Europe 69 12.4
Associate degree 517 8.0   Asia 44 7.9
Bachelor's degree 568 8.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 231 3.6   Oceania 20 3.6
        Latin America 366 65.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.1 (X)   Northern America 57 10.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,940 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,511 100.0   English only 7,928 88.7
Never married 1,296 17.3   Language other than English 1,012 11.3
Now married, except separated 4,318 57.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 393 4.4
Separated 188 2.5   Spanish 765 8.6
Widowed 747 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 370 4.1
 Female 556 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 120 1.3
Divorced 962 12.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
 Female 488 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,449 100.0
           under 18 years 105 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,949 105.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 76 72.4   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 42 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 87 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,028 100.0   Dutch 329 3.5
Civilian veterans 1,244 17.7   English 1,446 15.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 478 5.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 58 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,255 13.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,170 100.0   Greek 28 0.3
With a disability 185 8.5   Hungarian 14 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,970 100.0   Irish¹ 1,355 14.3
With a disability 1,476 29.7   Italian 224 2.4
 Percent employed 47.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,494 70.3   Norwegian 167 1.8
 Percent employed 70.5 (X)   Polish 67 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,565 100.0   Portuguese 79 0.8
With a disability 748 47.8   Russian 44 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 264 2.8
        Scottish 265 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,940 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.1
Same house in 1995 5,350 59.8   Swedish 203 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,414 38.2   Swiss 28 0.3
 Same county 1,610 18.0   Ukrainian 4 0.0
 Different county 1,804 20.2   United States or American 1,034 10.9
  Same state 1,254 14.0   Welsh 70 0.7
  Different state 550 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 176 2.0   Other ancestries 2,393 25.3
 
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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