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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Weld 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 180,936 100.0
      enrolled in school 55,843 100.0   Native 164,184 90.7
Nursery school, preschool 3,186 5.7       Born in United States 162,522 89.8
Kindergarten 2,747 4.9           State of residence 94,180 52.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 23,640 42.3           Different state 68,342 37.8
High school (grades 9-12) 10,739 19.2       Born outside United States 1,662 0.9
College or graduate school 15,531 27.8   Foreign born 16,752 9.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 9,118 5.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,411 2.4
  Population 25 years and over 106,245 100.0       Not a citizen 12,341 6.8
Less than 9th grade 10,459 9.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,174 10.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 28,551 26.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 16,752 100.0
Some college, no degree 25,264 23.8   Europe 867 5.2
Associate degree 7,800 7.3   Asia 782 4.7
Bachelor's degree 15,462 14.6   Africa 49 0.3
Graduate or professional degree 7,535 7.1   Oceania 41 0.2
        Latin America 14,768 88.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.6 (X)   Northern America 245 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 166,956 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 137,931 100.0   English only 133,144 79.7
Never married 36,284 26.3   Language other than English 33,812 20.3
Now married, except separated 80,847 58.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16,349 9.8
Separated 2,138 1.6   Spanish 30,450 18.2
Widowed 6,142 4.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15,412 9.2
 Female 5,016 3.6   Other Indo-European languages 2,353 1.4
Divorced 12,520 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 451 0.3
 Female 6,751 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 752 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 348 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 180,936 100.0
           under 18 years 3,551 100.0     Total ancestries reported 191,427 105.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,716 48.3   Arab 145 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,188 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,981 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 129,753 100.0   Dutch 3,355 1.9
Civilian veterans 15,156 11.7   English 17,157 9.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,706 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 777 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 47,051 26.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 48,325 100.0   Greek 278 0.2
With a disability 3,764 7.8   Hungarian 307 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 101,277 100.0   Irish¹ 16,452 9.1
With a disability 18,892 18.7   Italian 4,992 2.8
 Percent employed 61.2 (X)   Lithuanian 98 0.1
No disability 82,385 81.3   Norwegian 4,627 2.6
 Percent employed 79.4 (X)   Polish 2,363 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 15,606 100.0   Portuguese 225 0.1
With a disability 6,841 43.8   Russian 1,877 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 3,112 1.7
        Scottish 3,619 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 216 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 166,956 100.0   Subsaharan African 133 0.1
Same house in 1995 70,996 42.5   Swedish 6,034 3.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 91,287 54.7   Swiss 825 0.5
 Same county 44,033 26.4   Ukrainian 213 0.1
 Different county 47,254 28.3   United States or American 8,635 4.8
  Same state 29,543 17.7   Welsh 1,592 0.9
  Different state 17,711 10.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 145 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 4,673 2.8   Other ancestries 59,324 32.8
 
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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