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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gooding 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 14,155 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,470 100.0   Native 12,506 88.4
Nursery school, preschool 163 4.7       Born in United States 12,428 87.8
Kindergarten 175 5.0           State of residence 7,588 53.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,788 51.5           Different state 4,840 34.2
High school (grades 9-12) 981 28.3       Born outside United States 78 0.6
College or graduate school 363 10.5   Foreign born 1,649 11.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 951 6.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 334 2.4
  Population 25 years and over 8,761 100.0       Not a citizen 1,315 9.3
Less than 9th grade 910 10.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,492 17.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,037 34.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,649 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,829 20.9   Europe 156 9.5
Associate degree 440 5.0   Asia 12 0.7
Bachelor's degree 743 8.5   Africa 4 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 310 3.5   Oceania 5 0.3
        Latin America 1,447 87.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.6 (X)   Northern America 25 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,084 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,801 100.0   English only 10,727 82.0
Never married 2,029 18.8   Language other than English 2,357 18.0
Now married, except separated 6,877 63.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,433 11.0
Separated 126 1.2   Spanish 2,189 16.7
Widowed 811 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,372 10.5
 Female 633 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 97 0.7
Divorced 958 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 452 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,155 100.0
           under 18 years 248 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,231 100.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 155 62.5   Arab 29 0.2
        Czech¹ 62 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 315 2.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,954 100.0   Dutch 572 4.0
Civilian veterans 1,453 14.6   English 2,468 17.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 375 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 30 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,134 15.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,582 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 302 8.4   Hungarian 15 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,183 100.0   Irish¹ 1,171 8.3
With a disability 1,405 19.6   Italian 311 2.2
 Percent employed 52.0 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.1
No disability 5,778 80.4   Norwegian 204 1.4
 Percent employed 78.2 (X)   Polish 70 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,174 100.0   Portuguese 206 1.5
With a disability 797 36.7   Russian 34 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 191 1.3
        Scottish 291 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,084 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,561 50.1   Swedish 406 2.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,166 47.1   Swiss 98 0.7
 Same county 3,143 24.0   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 3,023 23.1   United States or American 1,177 8.3
  Same state 2,004 15.3   Welsh 214 1.5
  Different state 1,019 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 357 2.7   Other ancestries 3,838 27.1
 
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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