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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grand 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 12,442 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,475 100.0   Native 12,017 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 136 5.5       Born in United States 11,921 95.8
Kindergarten 138 5.6           State of residence 5,057 40.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,204 48.6           Different state 6,864 55.2
High school (grades 9-12) 696 28.1       Born outside United States 96 0.8
College or graduate school 301 12.2   Foreign born 425 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 219 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 198 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 8,571 100.0       Not a citizen 227 1.8
Less than 9th grade 147 1.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 514 6.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,060 24.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 425 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,346 27.4   Europe 228 53.6
Associate degree 543 6.3   Asia 44 10.4
Bachelor's degree 2,152 25.1   Africa 3 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 809 9.4   Oceania 17 4.0
        Latin America 101 23.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 92.3 (X)   Northern America 32 7.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 34.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,731 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,254 100.0   English only 11,014 93.9
Never married 2,939 28.7   Language other than English 717 6.1
Now married, except separated 5,888 57.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 274 2.3
Separated 147 1.4   Spanish 349 3.0
Widowed 246 2.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 129 1.1
 Female 186 1.8   Other Indo-European languages 334 2.8
Divorced 1,034 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 140 1.2
 Female 484 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,442 100.0
           under 18 years 81 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,039 104.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 41 50.6   Arab 49 0.4
        Czech¹ 207 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 184 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,735 100.0   Dutch 328 2.6
Civilian veterans 1,343 13.8   English 1,511 12.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 377 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 70 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,093 24.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,402 100.0   Greek 29 0.2
With a disability 135 5.6   Hungarian 47 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,322 100.0   Irish¹ 1,725 13.9
With a disability 1,079 13.0   Italian 576 4.6
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Lithuanian 71 0.6
No disability 7,243 87.0   Norwegian 464 3.7
 Percent employed 83.6 (X)   Polish 351 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 978 100.0   Portuguese 17 0.1
With a disability 321 32.8   Russian 105 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 257 2.1
        Scottish 447 3.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 22 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 11,731 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,947 42.2   Swedish 617 5.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,548 55.8   Swiss 136 1.1
 Same county 2,389 20.4   Ukrainian 38 0.3
 Different county 4,159 35.5   United States or American 665 5.3
  Same state 2,143 18.3   Welsh 110 0.9
  Different state 2,016 17.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 236 2.0   Other ancestries 1,539 12.4
 
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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