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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Garfield 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 1,279 100.0
      enrolled in school 277 100.0   Native 1,265 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 13 4.7       Born in United States 1,259 98.4
Kindergarten 13 4.7           State of residence 987 77.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 151 54.5           Different state 272 21.3
High school (grades 9-12) 86 31.0       Born outside United States 6 0.5
College or graduate school 14 5.1   Foreign born 14 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 871 100.0       Not a citizen 8 0.6
Less than 9th grade 46 5.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 87 10.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 338 38.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 14 100.0
Some college, no degree 210 24.1   Europe 6 42.9
Associate degree 44 5.1   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 128 14.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 18 2.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3 21.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.7 (X)   Northern America 5 35.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,194 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,025 100.0   English only 1,165 97.6
Never married 190 18.5   Language other than English 29 2.4
Now married, except separated 690 67.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.8
Separated 7 0.7   Spanish 9 0.8
Widowed 82 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.3
 Female 68 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 17 1.4
Divorced 56 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.5
 Female 24 2.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3 0.3
                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 1,279 100.0
           under 18 years 7 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,527 119.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 0 0.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 23 1.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 960 100.0   Dutch 20 1.6
Civilian veterans 141 14.7   English 256 20.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 69 5.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 360 28.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 273 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 19 7.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 674 100.0   Irish¹ 157 12.3
With a disability 142 21.1   Italian 14 1.1
 Percent employed 88.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 532 78.9   Norwegian 115 9.0
 Percent employed 79.7 (X)   Polish 17 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 235 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 72 30.6   Russian 2 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 69 5.4
        Scottish 117 9.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,194 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 793 66.4   Swedish 40 3.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 391 32.7   Swiss 21 1.6
 Same county 235 19.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 156 13.1   United States or American 163 12.7
  Same state 89 7.5   Welsh 22 1.7
  Different state 67 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 10 0.8   Other ancestries 60 4.7
 
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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