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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Owyhee 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 10,644 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,883 100.0   Native 9,374 88.1
Nursery school, preschool 144 5.0       Born in United States 9,320 87.6
Kindergarten 194 6.7           State of residence 5,246 49.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,635 56.7           Different state 4,074 38.3
High school (grades 9-12) 703 24.4       Born outside United States 54 0.5
College or graduate school 207 7.2   Foreign born 1,270 11.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 634 6.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 284 2.7
  Population 25 years and over 6,372 100.0       Not a citizen 986 9.3
Less than 9th grade 957 15.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,109 17.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,203 34.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,270 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,210 19.0   Europe 31 2.4
Associate degree 241 3.8   Asia 10 0.8
Bachelor's degree 485 7.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 167 2.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,196 94.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.6 (X)   Northern America 33 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,828 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,881 100.0   English only 7,563 77.0
Never married 1,612 20.5   Language other than English 2,265 23.0
Now married, except separated 5,041 64.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,186 12.1
Separated 104 1.3   Spanish 2,109 21.5
Widowed 498 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,137 11.6
 Female 410 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 51 0.5
Divorced 626 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.2
 Female 277 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,644 100.0
           under 18 years 264 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,953 102.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 83 31.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 63 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 92 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,303 100.0   Dutch 359 3.4
Civilian veterans 1,011 13.8   English 1,217 11.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 237 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 37 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,517 14.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,924 100.0   Greek 14 0.1
With a disability 194 6.6   Hungarian 8 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,564 100.0   Irish¹ 1,086 10.2
With a disability 1,273 22.9   Italian 187 1.8
 Percent employed 50.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,291 77.1   Norwegian 188 1.8
 Percent employed 75.2 (X)   Polish 123 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,273 100.0   Portuguese 17 0.2
With a disability 586 46.0   Russian 9 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 147 1.4
        Scottish 221 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,828 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,048 51.4   Swedish 265 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,448 45.3   Swiss 64 0.6
 Same county 1,439 14.6   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 3,009 30.6   United States or American 1,254 11.8
  Same state 1,805 18.4   Welsh 62 0.6
  Different state 1,204 12.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 332 3.4   Other ancestries 3,775 35.5
 
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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