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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Montezuma 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 23,830 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,872 100.0   Native 23,313 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 360 6.1       Born in United States 23,161 97.2
Kindergarten 357 6.1           State of residence 10,933 45.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,934 50.0           Different state 12,228 51.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,498 25.5       Born outside United States 152 0.6
College or graduate school 723 12.3   Foreign born 517 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 140 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 237 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 15,512 100.0       Not a citizen 280 1.2
Less than 9th grade 997 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,932 12.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,129 33.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 517 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,391 21.9   Europe 207 40.0
Associate degree 813 5.2   Asia 22 4.3
Bachelor's degree 1,938 12.5   Africa 21 4.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,312 8.5   Oceania 11 2.1
        Latin America 242 46.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.1 (X)   Northern America 14 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,095 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,407 100.0   English only 19,148 86.7
Never married 3,629 19.7   Language other than English 2,947 13.3
Now married, except separated 10,872 59.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 881 4.0
Separated 343 1.9   Spanish 1,273 5.8
Widowed 1,248 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 362 1.6
 Female 1,046 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 186 0.8
Divorced 2,315 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
 Female 1,233 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 23 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,830 100.0
           under 18 years 392 100.0     Total ancestries reported 24,507 102.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 229 58.4   Arab 53 0.2
        Czech¹ 115 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 172 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,260 100.0   Dutch 499 2.1
Civilian veterans 2,775 16.1   English 3,086 13.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 829 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 144 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,207 17.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,630 100.0   Greek 13 0.1
With a disability 330 5.9   Hungarian 66 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,027 100.0   Irish¹ 2,436 10.2
With a disability 2,350 18.0   Italian 563 2.4
 Percent employed 59.7 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.1
No disability 10,677 82.0   Norwegian 348 1.5
 Percent employed 76.9 (X)   Polish 247 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,147 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.1
With a disability 1,478 47.0   Russian 60 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 635 2.7
        Scottish 511 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 22,095 100.0   Subsaharan African 13 0.1
Same house in 1995 11,591 52.5   Swedish 549 2.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,319 46.7   Swiss 97 0.4
 Same county 5,492 24.9   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 4,827 21.8   United States or American 2,862 12.0
  Same state 1,426 6.5   Welsh 186 0.8
  Different state 3,401 15.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 185 0.8   Other ancestries 6,772 28.4
 
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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