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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Huerfano 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 7,862 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,747 100.0   Native 7,734 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 143 8.2       Born in United States 7,685 97.7
Kindergarten 104 6.0           State of residence 4,305 54.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 750 42.9           Different state 3,380 43.0
High school (grades 9-12) 495 28.3       Born outside United States 49 0.6
College or graduate school 255 14.6   Foreign born 128 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 31 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 57 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 5,647 100.0       Not a citizen 71 0.9
Less than 9th grade 436 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 815 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,828 32.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 128 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,324 23.4   Europe 29 22.7
Associate degree 333 5.9   Asia 6 4.7
Bachelor's degree 535 9.5   Africa 9 7.0
Graduate or professional degree 376 6.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 47 36.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.8 (X)   Northern America 37 28.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,512 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,580 100.0   English only 6,147 81.8
Never married 1,262 19.2   Language other than English 1,365 18.2
Now married, except separated 3,771 57.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 275 3.7
Separated 185 2.8   Spanish 1,276 17.0
Widowed 569 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 262 3.5
 Female 427 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 79 1.1
Divorced 793 12.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.2
 Female 377 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,862 100.0
           under 18 years 108 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,292 92.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 58 53.7   Arab 63 0.8
        Czech¹ 29 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 24 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,228 100.0   Dutch 128 1.6
Civilian veterans 1,176 18.9   English 681 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 280 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 78 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,012 12.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,442 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 134 9.3   Hungarian 12 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,940 100.0   Irish¹ 569 7.2
With a disability 940 23.9   Italian 454 5.8
 Percent employed 38.4 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.1
No disability 3,000 76.1   Norwegian 132 1.7
 Percent employed 72.6 (X)   Polish 52 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,222 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 420 34.4   Russian 49 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 101 1.3
        Scottish 161 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,512 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.1
Same house in 1995 3,840 51.1   Swedish 112 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,625 48.3   Swiss 10 0.1
 Same county 1,360 18.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,265 30.2   United States or American 377 4.8
  Same state 1,254 16.7   Welsh 44 0.6
  Different state 1,011 13.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 47 0.6   Other ancestries 2,904 36.9
 
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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