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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Larimer 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 251,494 100.0
      enrolled in school 80,102 100.0   Native 240,785 95.7
Nursery school, preschool 4,384 5.5       Born in United States 238,243 94.7
Kindergarten 2,968 3.7           State of residence 95,925 38.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 27,963 34.9           Different state 142,318 56.6
High school (grades 9-12) 13,403 16.7       Born outside United States 2,542 1.0
College or graduate school 31,384 39.2   Foreign born 10,709 4.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5,800 2.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,229 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 156,426 100.0       Not a citizen 6,480 2.6
Less than 9th grade 3,647 2.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,366 5.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 33,279 21.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 10,709 100.0
Some college, no degree 38,072 24.3   Europe 2,597 24.3
Associate degree 11,234 7.2   Asia 3,075 28.7
Bachelor's degree 39,319 25.1   Africa 323 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 22,509 14.4   Oceania 110 1.0
        Latin America 3,890 36.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 92.3 (X)   Northern America 714 6.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 39.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 236,326 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 202,513 100.0   English only 216,318 91.5
Never married 61,335 30.3   Language other than English 20,008 8.5
Now married, except separated 111,398 55.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,683 2.8
Separated 1,976 1.0   Spanish 12,401 5.2
Widowed 8,455 4.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,477 1.9
 Female 6,918 3.4   Other Indo-European languages 4,652 2.0
Divorced 19,349 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 982 0.4
 Female 11,018 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,067 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,013 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 251,494 100.0
           under 18 years 2,573 100.0     Total ancestries reported 296,733 118.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 978 38.0   Arab 898 0.4
        Czech¹ 3,225 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4,008 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 191,886 100.0   Dutch 6,398 2.5
Civilian veterans 23,269 12.1   English 36,258 14.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 9,918 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,204 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 74,744 29.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 60,017 100.0   Greek 812 0.3
With a disability 3,821 6.4   Hungarian 988 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 151,713 100.0   Irish¹ 35,158 14.0
With a disability 18,804 12.4   Italian 11,298 4.5
 Percent employed 65.2 (X)   Lithuanian 482 0.2
No disability 132,909 87.6   Norwegian 9,412 3.7
 Percent employed 82.0 (X)   Polish 6,432 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 22,955 100.0   Portuguese 416 0.2
With a disability 8,482 37.0   Russian 2,987 1.2
        Scotch-Irish 6,354 2.5
        Scottish 8,163 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 333 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 236,326 100.0   Subsaharan African 445 0.2
Same house in 1995 97,967 41.5   Swedish 9,934 3.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 133,896 56.7   Swiss 1,726 0.7
 Same county 61,984 26.2   Ukrainian 701 0.3
 Different county 71,912 30.4   United States or American 12,221 4.9
  Same state 28,990 12.3   Welsh 3,154 1.3
  Different state 42,922 18.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 165 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 4,463 1.9   Other ancestries 47,899 19.0
 
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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