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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 1,902 100.0
      enrolled in school 437 100.0   Native 1,889 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 21 4.8       Born in United States 1,884 99.1
Kindergarten 23 5.3           State of residence 1,660 87.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 235 53.8           Different state 224 11.8
High school (grades 9-12) 127 29.1       Born outside United States 5 0.3
College or graduate school 31 7.1   Foreign born 13 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 1,374 100.0       Not a citizen 6 0.3
Less than 9th grade 115 8.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 145 10.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 503 36.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 13 100.0
Some college, no degree 311 22.6   Europe 6 46.2
Associate degree 116 8.4   Asia 2 15.4
Bachelor's degree 125 9.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 59 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 5 38.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,812 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,546 100.0   English only 1,786 98.6
Never married 200 12.9   Language other than English 26 1.4
Now married, except separated 1,007 65.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.5
Separated 7 0.5   Spanish 11 0.6
Widowed 219 14.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.4
 Female 178 11.5   Other Indo-European languages 11 0.6
Divorced 113 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.1
 Female 61 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1 0.1
                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 1,902 100.0
           under 18 years 10 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,942 102.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 7 70.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 136 7.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 72 3.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,458 100.0   Dutch 48 2.5
Civilian veterans 216 14.8   English 266 14.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 55 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 626 32.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 406 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 22 5.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 924 100.0   Irish¹ 247 13.0
With a disability 140 15.2   Italian 1 0.1
 Percent employed 70.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 784 84.8   Norwegian 30 1.6
 Percent employed 86.6 (X)   Polish 81 4.3
     Population 65 years and over 425 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 156 36.7   Russian 1 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 30 1.6
        Scottish 27 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,812 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,243 68.6   Swedish 73 3.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 565 31.2   Swiss 14 0.7
 Same county 264 14.6   Ukrainian 4 0.2
 Different county 301 16.6   United States or American 157 8.3
  Same state 195 10.8   Welsh 7 0.4
  Different state 106 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 4 0.2   Other ancestries 64 3.4
 
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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