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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Humboldt 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 16,106 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,563 100.0   Native 14,437 89.6
Nursery school, preschool 307 6.7       Born in United States 14,346 89.1
Kindergarten 318 7.0           State of residence 5,268 32.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,355 51.6           Different state 9,078 56.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,151 25.2       Born outside United States 91 0.6
College or graduate school 432 9.5   Foreign born 1,669 10.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 553 3.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 738 4.6
  Population 25 years and over 9,846 100.0       Not a citizen 931 5.8
Less than 9th grade 790 8.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,349 13.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,082 31.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,669 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,604 26.4   Europe 159 9.5
Associate degree 622 6.3   Asia 33 2.0
Bachelor's degree 1,024 10.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 375 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,424 85.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.3 (X)   Northern America 53 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,808 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,896 100.0   English only 11,959 80.8
Never married 2,526 21.2   Language other than English 2,849 19.2
Now married, except separated 7,307 61.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,311 8.9
Separated 139 1.2   Spanish 2,302 15.5
Widowed 460 3.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,154 7.8
 Female 324 2.7   Other Indo-European languages 174 1.2
Divorced 1,464 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
 Female 633 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 85 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,106 100.0
           under 18 years 275 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,393 101.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 157 57.1   Arab 51 0.3
        Czech¹ 63 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 221 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,046 100.0   Dutch 329 2.0
Civilian veterans 1,536 13.9   English 1,746 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 525 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 143 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,768 17.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,294 100.0   Greek 80 0.5
With a disability 212 4.9   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,154 100.0   Irish¹ 1,765 11.0
With a disability 1,578 17.2   Italian 729 4.5
 Percent employed 56.3 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.1
No disability 7,576 82.8   Norwegian 568 3.5
 Percent employed 72.1 (X)   Polish 208 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,166 100.0   Portuguese 90 0.6
With a disability 510 43.7   Russian 35 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 164 1.0
        Scottish 271 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,808 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,778 45.8   Swedish 381 2.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,727 52.2   Swiss 99 0.6
 Same county 3,290 22.2   Ukrainian 25 0.2
 Different county 4,437 30.0   United States or American 1,057 6.6
  Same state 1,575 10.6   Welsh 66 0.4
  Different state 2,862 19.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 303 2.0   Other ancestries 4,989 31.0
 
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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