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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Siskiyou 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 44,301 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,200 100.0   Native 41,919 94.6
Nursery school, preschool 528 4.7       Born in United States 41,626 94.0
Kindergarten 631 5.6           State of residence 26,764 60.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,954 44.2           Different state 14,862 33.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,978 26.6       Born outside United States 293 0.7
College or graduate school 2,109 18.8   Foreign born 2,382 5.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 659 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,052 2.4
  Population 25 years and over 30,682 100.0       Not a citizen 1,330 3.0
Less than 9th grade 1,537 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,441 11.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,648 28.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,382 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,979 29.3   Europe 610 25.6
Associate degree 2,632 8.6   Asia 347 14.6
Bachelor's degree 3,630 11.8   Africa 52 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,815 5.9   Oceania 55 2.3
        Latin America 1,167 49.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.8 (X)   Northern America 151 6.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,028 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,902 100.0   English only 38,265 91.0
Never married 7,106 19.8   Language other than English 3,763 9.0
Now married, except separated 20,805 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,457 3.5
Separated 717 2.0   Spanish 2,373 5.6
Widowed 2,803 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 965 2.3
 Female 2,146 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 725 1.7
Divorced 4,471 12.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 148 0.4
 Female 2,452 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 462 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 278 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 44,301 100.0
           under 18 years 607 100.0     Total ancestries reported 48,608 109.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 350 57.7   Arab 54 0.1
        Czech¹ 229 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 593 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,721 100.0   Dutch 1,038 2.3
Civilian veterans 6,142 18.2   English 6,528 14.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,795 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 368 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,062 15.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,908 100.0   Greek 209 0.5
With a disability 728 7.3   Hungarian 146 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,801 100.0   Irish¹ 5,808 13.1
With a disability 5,260 22.1   Italian 3,008 6.8
 Percent employed 39.7 (X)   Lithuanian 135 0.3
No disability 18,541 77.9   Norwegian 1,043 2.4
 Percent employed 70.9 (X)   Polish 621 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 7,966 100.0   Portuguese 914 2.1
With a disability 3,166 39.7   Russian 297 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 1,108 2.5
        Scottish 1,285 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 27 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 42,028 100.0   Subsaharan African 79 0.2
Same house in 1995 23,175 55.1   Swedish 1,133 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,452 43.9   Swiss 382 0.9
 Same county 9,937 23.6   Ukrainian 37 0.1
 Different county 8,515 20.3   United States or American 3,360 7.6
  Same state 5,652 13.4   Welsh 407 0.9
  Different state 2,863 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 21 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 401 1.0   Other ancestries 10,921 24.7
 
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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