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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Catron 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 3,543 100.0
      enrolled in school 714 100.0   Native 3,487 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 39 5.5       Born in United States 3,469 97.9
Kindergarten 51 7.1           State of residence 1,217 34.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 338 47.3           Different state 2,252 63.6
High school (grades 9-12) 194 27.2       Born outside United States 18 0.5
College or graduate school 92 12.9   Foreign born 56 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 12 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 25 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 2,657 100.0       Not a citizen 31 0.9
Less than 9th grade 195 7.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 380 14.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 770 29.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 56 100.0
Some college, no degree 649 24.4   Europe 14 25.0
Associate degree 175 6.6   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 334 12.6   Africa 2 3.6
Graduate or professional degree 154 5.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 36 64.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.4 (X)   Northern America 4 7.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,394 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,967 100.0   English only 2,819 83.1
Never married 497 16.8   Language other than English 575 16.9
Now married, except separated 1,830 61.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 146 4.3
Separated 32 1.1   Spanish 508 15.0
Widowed 212 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 112 3.3
 Female 180 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 11 0.3
Divorced 396 13.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
 Female 186 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,543 100.0
           under 18 years 52 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,533 99.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 33 63.5   Arab 3 0.1
        Czech¹ 10 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 41 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,802 100.0   Dutch 59 1.7
Civilian veterans 593 21.2   English 524 14.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 73 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 510 14.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 683 100.0   Greek 5 0.1
With a disability 53 7.8   Hungarian 8 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,034 100.0   Irish¹ 377 10.6
With a disability 435 21.4   Italian 71 2.0
 Percent employed 40.7 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.1
No disability 1,599 78.6   Norwegian 60 1.7
 Percent employed 59.3 (X)   Polish 34 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 665 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.1
With a disability 230 34.6   Russian 3 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 95 2.7
        Scottish 110 3.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,394 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.1
Same house in 1995 1,960 57.7   Swedish 67 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,430 42.1   Swiss 12 0.3
 Same county 307 9.0   Ukrainian 7 0.2
 Different county 1,123 33.1   United States or American 345 9.7
  Same state 344 10.1   Welsh 33 0.9
  Different state 779 23.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 4 0.1   Other ancestries 1,062 30.0
 
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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