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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sacramento 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 1,223,499 100.0
      enrolled in school 366,459 100.0   Native 1,026,304 83.9
Nursery school, preschool 19,243 5.3       Born in United States 1,010,442 82.6
Kindergarten 19,634 5.4           State of residence 701,399 57.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 159,337 43.5           Different state 309,043 25.3
High school (grades 9-12) 74,973 20.5       Born outside United States 15,862 1.3
College or graduate school 93,272 25.5   Foreign born 197,195 16.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 87,136 7.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 83,982 6.9
  Population 25 years and over 772,488 100.0       Not a citizen 113,213 9.3
Less than 9th grade 51,674 6.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 77,596 10.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 176,525 22.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 197,195 100.0
Some college, no degree 205,947 26.7   Europe 36,720 18.6
Associate degree 69,105 8.9   Asia 89,387 45.3
Bachelor's degree 129,263 16.7   Africa 3,458 1.8
Graduate or professional degree 62,378 8.1   Oceania 6,821 3.5
        Latin America 56,877 28.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.3 (X)   Northern America 3,932 2.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,136,050 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 939,748 100.0   English only 859,305 75.6
Never married 269,176 28.6   Language other than English 276,745 24.4
Now married, except separated 473,268 50.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 133,702 11.8
Separated 25,406 2.7   Spanish 113,649 10.0
Widowed 56,872 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 49,698 4.4
 Female 45,801 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 64,428 5.7
Divorced 115,026 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30,276 2.7
 Female 68,515 7.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 92,627 8.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 51,902 4.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,223,499 100.0
           under 18 years 27,874 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,322,065 108.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 10,483 37.6   Arab 5,199 0.4
        Czech¹ 4,441 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8,941 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 885,166 100.0   Dutch 16,638 1.4
Civilian veterans 121,079 13.7   English 110,454 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 35,960 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6,340 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 157,574 12.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 296,054 100.0   Greek 6,569 0.5
With a disability 24,078 8.1   Hungarian 3,929 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 693,574 100.0   Irish¹ 116,902 9.6
With a disability 144,190 20.8   Italian 59,983 4.9
 Percent employed 51.3 (X)   Lithuanian 1,534 0.1
No disability 549,384 79.2   Norwegian 20,504 1.7
 Percent employed 76.4 (X)   Polish 15,291 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 130,446 100.0   Portuguese 18,183 1.5
With a disability 55,880 42.8   Russian 15,495 1.3
        Scotch-Irish 19,151 1.6
        Scottish 23,084 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 835 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 1,136,050 100.0   Subsaharan African 9,655 0.8
Same house in 1995 539,171 47.5   Swedish 19,132 1.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 555,589 48.9   Swiss 5,198 0.4
 Same county 364,791 32.1   Ukrainian 13,326 1.1
 Different county 190,798 16.8   United States or American 52,316 4.3
  Same state 141,042 12.4   Welsh 8,578 0.7
  Different state 49,756 4.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,639 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 41,290 3.6   Other ancestries 565,214 46.2
 
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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