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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Boulder 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 291,288 100.0
      enrolled in school 90,124 100.0   Native 264,009 90.6
Nursery school, preschool 5,709 6.3       Born in United States 260,388 89.4
Kindergarten 3,983 4.4           State of residence 89,610 30.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 30,528 33.9           Different state 170,778 58.6
High school (grades 9-12) 14,247 15.8       Born outside United States 3,621 1.2
College or graduate school 35,657 39.6   Foreign born 27,279 9.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 15,541 5.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7,923 2.7
  Population 25 years and over 186,126 100.0       Not a citizen 19,356 6.6
Less than 9th grade 5,582 3.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,822 4.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 28,064 15.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 27,279 100.0
Some college, no degree 36,520 19.6   Europe 6,036 22.1
Associate degree 10,639 5.7   Asia 7,242 26.5
Bachelor's degree 58,012 31.2   Africa 690 2.5
Graduate or professional degree 39,487 21.2   Oceania 285 1.0
        Latin America 11,696 42.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 92.8 (X)   Northern America 1,330 4.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 52.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 273,719 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 235,422 100.0   English only 236,441 86.4
Never married 77,346 32.9   Language other than English 37,278 13.6
Now married, except separated 122,628 52.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15,949 5.8
Separated 2,864 1.2   Spanish 21,404 7.8
Widowed 8,751 3.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11,011 4.0
 Female 7,251 3.1   Other Indo-European languages 8,891 3.2
Divorced 23,833 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,983 0.7
 Female 13,836 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5,785 2.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,637 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 291,288 100.0
           under 18 years 2,722 100.0     Total ancestries reported 344,670 118.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,031 37.9   Arab 1,124 0.4
        Czech¹ 2,776 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,867 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 224,624 100.0   Dutch 5,907 2.0
Civilian veterans 22,437 10.0   English 43,429 14.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 10,257 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,393 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 70,258 24.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 66,267 100.0   Greek 1,094 0.4
With a disability 3,998 6.0   Hungarian 2,049 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 183,894 100.0   Irish¹ 40,358 13.9
With a disability 20,200 11.0   Italian 15,389 5.3
 Percent employed 65.6 (X)   Lithuanian 939 0.3
No disability 163,694 89.0   Norwegian 8,879 3.0
 Percent employed 81.9 (X)   Polish 9,939 3.4
     Population 65 years and over 21,710 100.0   Portuguese 557 0.2
With a disability 8,016 36.9   Russian 5,340 1.8
        Scotch-Irish 7,572 2.6
        Scottish 11,447 3.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 741 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 273,719 100.0   Subsaharan African 717 0.2
Same house in 1995 111,560 40.8   Swedish 9,327 3.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 151,577 55.4   Swiss 2,041 0.7
 Same county 66,652 24.4   Ukrainian 1,144 0.4
 Different county 84,925 31.0   United States or American 11,671 4.0
  Same state 27,276 10.0   Welsh 3,803 1.3
  Different state 57,649 21.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 205 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 10,582 3.9   Other ancestries 71,447 24.5
 
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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