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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shasta 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 163,256 100.0
      enrolled in school 45,010 100.0   Native 156,768 96.0
Nursery school, preschool 2,466 5.5       Born in United States 155,627 95.3
Kindergarten 2,462 5.5           State of residence 107,258 65.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 20,101 44.7           Different state 48,369 29.6
High school (grades 9-12) 11,029 24.5       Born outside United States 1,141 0.7
College or graduate school 8,952 19.9   Foreign born 6,488 4.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,864 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,012 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 107,272 100.0       Not a citizen 3,476 2.1
Less than 9th grade 4,482 4.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,470 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 29,658 27.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,488 100.0
Some college, no degree 31,938 29.8   Europe 1,297 20.0
Associate degree 9,916 9.2   Asia 2,475 38.1
Bachelor's degree 12,118 11.3   Africa 30 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 5,690 5.3   Oceania 86 1.3
        Latin America 1,808 27.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.3 (X)   Northern America 792 12.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 153,584 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 128,816 100.0   English only 143,595 93.5
Never married 27,197 21.1   Language other than English 9,989 6.5
Now married, except separated 71,963 55.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,676 2.4
Separated 2,651 2.1   Spanish 5,106 3.3
Widowed 9,306 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,798 1.2
 Female 7,513 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 2,046 1.3
Divorced 17,699 13.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 439 0.3
 Female 9,930 7.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,616 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,349 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 163,256 100.0
           under 18 years 3,183 100.0     Total ancestries reported 173,400 106.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,418 44.5   Arab 263 0.2
        Czech¹ 940 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,783 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 120,582 100.0   Dutch 3,918 2.4
Civilian veterans 20,484 17.0   English 22,849 14.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 6,671 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,234 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 29,128 17.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 39,337 100.0   Greek 388 0.2
With a disability 3,021 7.7   Hungarian 624 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 88,471 100.0   Irish¹ 22,931 14.0
With a disability 20,651 23.3   Italian 8,126 5.0
 Percent employed 41.1 (X)   Lithuanian 205 0.1
No disability 67,820 76.7   Norwegian 4,182 2.6
 Percent employed 73.7 (X)   Polish 2,306 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 24,091 100.0   Portuguese 2,604 1.6
With a disability 10,971 45.5   Russian 749 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 3,475 2.1
        Scottish 4,125 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 124 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 153,584 100.0   Subsaharan African 18 0.0
Same house in 1995 76,830 50.0   Swedish 4,022 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 75,339 49.1   Swiss 763 0.5
 Same county 46,386 30.2   Ukrainian 211 0.1
 Different county 28,953 18.9   United States or American 12,349 7.6
  Same state 20,453 13.3   Welsh 1,744 1.1
  Different state 8,500 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 43 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,415 0.9   Other ancestries 37,625 23.0
 
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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