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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gilpin 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 4,757 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,027 100.0   Native 4,596 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 85 8.3       Born in United States 4,564 95.9
Kindergarten 35 3.4           State of residence 1,829 38.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 464 45.2           Different state 2,735 57.5
High school (grades 9-12) 233 22.7       Born outside United States 32 0.7
College or graduate school 210 20.4   Foreign born 161 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 14 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 108 2.3
  Population 25 years and over 3,501 100.0       Not a citizen 53 1.1
Less than 9th grade 34 1.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 171 4.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 898 25.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 161 100.0
Some college, no degree 971 27.7   Europe 79 49.1
Associate degree 335 9.6   Asia 29 18.0
Bachelor's degree 736 21.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 356 10.2   Oceania 3 1.9
        Latin America 44 27.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 94.1 (X)   Northern America 6 3.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 31.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,485 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,928 100.0   English only 4,273 95.3
Never married 876 22.3   Language other than English 212 4.7
Now married, except separated 2,348 59.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 1.2
Separated 69 1.8   Spanish 110 2.5
Widowed 146 3.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 1.2
 Female 120 3.1   Other Indo-European languages 70 1.6
Divorced 489 12.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 236 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 22 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,757 100.0
           under 18 years 56 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,287 111.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 16 28.6   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 63 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 122 2.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,743 100.0   Dutch 112 2.4
Civilian veterans 617 16.5   English 591 12.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 235 4.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 79 1.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,148 24.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 806 100.0   Greek 27 0.6
With a disability 51 6.3   Hungarian 67 1.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,334 100.0   Irish¹ 625 13.1
With a disability 387 11.6   Italian 201 4.2
 Percent employed 65.6 (X)   Lithuanian 25 0.5
No disability 2,947 88.4   Norwegian 87 1.8
 Percent employed 90.0 (X)   Polish 225 4.7
     Population 65 years and over 313 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 88 28.1   Russian 95 2.0
        Scotch-Irish 237 5.0
        Scottish 142 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 4,485 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.2
Same house in 1995 1,945 43.4   Swedish 116 2.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,491 55.5   Swiss 16 0.3
 Same county 266 5.9   Ukrainian 16 0.3
 Different county 2,225 49.6   United States or American 293 6.2
  Same state 1,521 33.9   Welsh 75 1.6
  Different state 704 15.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 49 1.1   Other ancestries 673 14.1
 
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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