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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carbon 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 9,552 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,219 100.0   Native 9,400 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 150 6.8       Born in United States 9,343 97.8
Kindergarten 164 7.4           State of residence 5,256 55.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,100 49.6           Different state 4,087 42.8
High school (grades 9-12) 590 26.6       Born outside United States 57 0.6
College or graduate school 215 9.7   Foreign born 152 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 59 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 66 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 6,701 100.0       Not a citizen 86 0.9
Less than 9th grade 283 4.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 517 7.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,415 36.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 152 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,571 23.4   Europe 73 48.0
Associate degree 355 5.3   Asia 13 8.6
Bachelor's degree 1,133 16.9   Africa 14 9.2
Graduate or professional degree 427 6.4   Oceania 6 3.9
        Latin America 7 4.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.1 (X)   Northern America 39 25.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,062 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,708 100.0   English only 8,724 96.3
Never married 1,416 18.4   Language other than English 338 3.7
Now married, except separated 4,740 61.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 0.8
Separated 123 1.6   Spanish 107 1.2
Widowed 597 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.3
 Female 479 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 178 2.0
Divorced 832 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.5
 Female 416 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,552 100.0
           under 18 years 70 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,422 119.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 32 45.7   Arab 9 0.1
        Czech¹ 65 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 122 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,257 100.0   Dutch 275 2.9
Civilian veterans 1,079 14.9   English 1,476 15.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 364 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 64 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,937 30.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,051 100.0   Greek 9 0.1
With a disability 142 6.9   Hungarian 22 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,388 100.0   Irish¹ 1,397 14.6
With a disability 784 14.6   Italian 532 5.6
 Percent employed 57.8 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.3
No disability 4,604 85.4   Norwegian 880 9.2
 Percent employed 78.2 (X)   Polish 213 2.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,543 100.0   Portuguese 38 0.4
With a disability 606 39.3   Russian 106 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 280 2.9
        Scottish 306 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 9,062 100.0   Subsaharan African 10 0.1
Same house in 1995 5,196 57.3   Swedish 281 2.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,806 42.0   Swiss 39 0.4
 Same county 1,420 15.7   Ukrainian 24 0.3
 Different county 2,386 26.3   United States or American 457 4.8
  Same state 1,176 13.0   Welsh 96 1.0
  Different state 1,210 13.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 60 0.7   Other ancestries 1,375 14.4
 
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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