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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Santa Barbara 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 399,347 100.0
      enrolled in school 127,198 100.0   Native 314,521 78.8
Nursery school, preschool 5,911 4.6       Born in United States 309,367 77.5
Kindergarten 6,096 4.8           State of residence 204,295 51.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 47,038 37.0           Different state 105,072 26.3
High school (grades 9-12) 21,836 17.2       Born outside United States 5,154 1.3
College or graduate school 46,317 36.4   Foreign born 84,826 21.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 32,660 8.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 27,490 6.9
  Population 25 years and over 246,729 100.0       Not a citizen 57,336 14.4
Less than 9th grade 26,903 10.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 24,317 9.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 46,941 19.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 84,826 100.0
Some college, no degree 57,013 23.1   Europe 10,208 12.0
Associate degree 18,959 7.7   Asia 11,243 13.3
Bachelor's degree 44,453 18.0   Africa 621 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 28,143 11.4   Oceania 404 0.5
        Latin America 59,895 70.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.2 (X)   Northern America 2,455 2.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 29.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 373,862 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 315,886 100.0   English only 251,390 67.2
Never married 93,910 29.7   Language other than English 122,472 32.8
Now married, except separated 167,631 53.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61,584 16.5
Separated 6,363 2.0   Spanish 99,180 26.5
Widowed 18,138 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54,041 14.5
 Female 14,762 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 11,857 3.2
Divorced 29,844 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,284 0.6
 Female 17,792 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10,060 2.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,776 1.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 399,347 100.0
           under 18 years 8,615 100.0     Total ancestries reported 422,427 105.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,693 31.3   Arab 1,143 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,858 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4,602 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 297,990 100.0   Dutch 5,608 1.4
Civilian veterans 35,950 12.1   English 41,549 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 11,476 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,317 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 46,863 11.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 98,691 100.0   Greek 1,426 0.4
With a disability 6,661 6.7   Hungarian 1,972 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 217,545 100.0   Irish¹ 35,288 8.8
With a disability 39,766 18.3   Italian 18,131 4.5
 Percent employed 59.3 (X)   Lithuanian 818 0.2
No disability 177,779 81.7   Norwegian 7,240 1.8
 Percent employed 75.1 (X)   Polish 6,321 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 49,023 100.0   Portuguese 3,513 0.9
With a disability 18,114 37.0   Russian 4,507 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 5,912 1.5
        Scottish 8,722 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 330 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 373,862 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,019 0.3
Same house in 1995 180,551 48.3   Swedish 7,176 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 177,806 47.6   Swiss 2,504 0.6
 Same county 109,223 29.2   Ukrainian 944 0.2
 Different county 68,583 18.3   United States or American 13,725 3.4
  Same state 47,963 12.8   Welsh 3,114 0.8
  Different state 20,620 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 350 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 15,505 4.1   Other ancestries 183,999 46.1
 
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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