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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Butte 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 2,899 100.0
      enrolled in school 758 100.0   Native 2,785 96.1
Nursery school, preschool 33 4.4       Born in United States 2,771 95.6
Kindergarten 39 5.1           State of residence 1,772 61.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 396 52.2           Different state 999 34.5
High school (grades 9-12) 216 28.5       Born outside United States 14 0.5
College or graduate school 74 9.8   Foreign born 114 3.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 45 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 33 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 1,873 100.0       Not a citizen 81 2.8
Less than 9th grade 95 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 231 12.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 618 33.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 114 100.0
Some college, no degree 580 31.0   Europe 17 14.9
Associate degree 106 5.7   Asia 5 4.4
Bachelor's degree 172 9.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 71 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 85 74.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.6 (X)   Northern America 7 6.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,709 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,220 100.0   English only 2,539 93.7
Never married 386 17.4   Language other than English 170 6.3
Now married, except separated 1,395 62.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 84 3.1
Separated 16 0.7   Spanish 141 5.2
Widowed 149 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69 2.5
 Female 121 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 14 0.5
Divorced 274 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.1
 Female 129 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 2,899 100.0
           under 18 years 37 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,873 99.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 24 64.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 15 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 134 4.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,061 100.0   Dutch 42 1.4
Civilian veterans 301 14.6   English 724 25.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 70 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 316 10.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 755 100.0   Greek 24 0.8
With a disability 59 7.8   Hungarian 6 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,511 100.0   Irish¹ 211 7.3
With a disability 250 16.5   Italian 91 3.1
 Percent employed 45.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,261 83.5   Norwegian 94 3.2
 Percent employed 76.7 (X)   Polish 25 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 422 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 163 38.6   Russian 5 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 72 2.5
        Scottish 141 4.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,709 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.1
Same house in 1995 1,717 63.4   Swedish 161 5.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 988 36.5   Swiss 27 0.9
 Same county 464 17.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 524 19.3   United States or American 278 9.6
  Same state 292 10.8   Welsh 26 0.9
  Different state 232 8.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 4 0.1   Other ancestries 394 13.6
 
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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