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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Twin Falls 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 64,284 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,741 100.0   Native 60,181 93.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,055 5.9       Born in United States 59,784 93.0
Kindergarten 877 4.9           State of residence 34,224 53.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,047 45.4           Different state 25,560 39.8
High school (grades 9-12) 4,280 24.1       Born outside United States 397 0.6
College or graduate school 3,482 19.6   Foreign born 4,103 6.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,135 3.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,353 2.1
  Population 25 years and over 39,544 100.0       Not a citizen 2,750 4.3
Less than 9th grade 2,750 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,653 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,006 30.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,103 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,653 26.9   Europe 1,136 27.7
Associate degree 3,145 8.0   Asia 352 8.6
Bachelor's degree 4,257 10.8   Africa 29 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 2,080 5.3   Oceania 23 0.6
        Latin America 2,424 59.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.3 (X)   Northern America 139 3.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 59,528 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 49,679 100.0   English only 52,656 88.5
Never married 10,673 21.5   Language other than English 6,872 11.5
Now married, except separated 29,039 58.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,780 4.7
Separated 774 1.6   Spanish 4,855 8.2
Widowed 3,512 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,973 3.3
 Female 2,811 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 1,624 2.7
Divorced 5,681 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 606 1.0
 Female 3,208 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 313 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 172 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 64,284 100.0
           under 18 years 900 100.0     Total ancestries reported 66,253 103.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 482 53.6   Arab 42 0.1
        Czech¹ 636 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,453 2.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 46,307 100.0   Dutch 2,184 3.4
Civilian veterans 6,487 14.0   English 11,767 18.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,835 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 430 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,228 19.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 16,422 100.0   Greek 113 0.2
With a disability 1,453 8.8   Hungarian 28 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 33,626 100.0   Irish¹ 6,115 9.5
With a disability 6,631 19.7   Italian 1,445 2.2
 Percent employed 63.9 (X)   Lithuanian 62 0.1
No disability 26,995 80.3   Norwegian 1,638 2.5
 Percent employed 80.6 (X)   Polish 429 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 8,738 100.0   Portuguese 463 0.7
With a disability 3,990 45.7   Russian 247 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,226 1.9
        Scottish 1,657 2.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 59,528 100.0   Subsaharan African 22 0.0
Same house in 1995 30,660 51.5   Swedish 1,892 2.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 27,595 46.4   Swiss 434 0.7
 Same county 15,342 25.8   Ukrainian 166 0.3
 Different county 12,253 20.6   United States or American 5,409 8.4
  Same state 5,967 10.0   Welsh 850 1.3
  Different state 6,286 10.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,273 2.1   Other ancestries 13,464 20.9
 
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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