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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rio Arriba 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 41,190 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,581 100.0   Native 39,648 96.3
Nursery school, preschool 613 5.3       Born in United States 39,523 96.0
Kindergarten 527 4.6           State of residence 32,225 78.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,818 50.2           Different state 7,298 17.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,573 22.2       Born outside United States 125 0.3
College or graduate school 2,050 17.7   Foreign born 1,542 3.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 813 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 292 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 25,930 100.0       Not a citizen 1,250 3.0
Less than 9th grade 3,030 11.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,971 15.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,110 31.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,542 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,271 20.3   Europe 87 5.6
Associate degree 1,547 6.0   Asia 18 1.2
Bachelor's degree 2,358 9.1   Africa 2 0.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,643 6.3   Oceania 6 0.4
        Latin America 1,387 89.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.0 (X)   Northern America 42 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,419 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,402 100.0   English only 13,116 34.1
Never married 9,716 30.9   Language other than English 25,303 65.9
Now married, except separated 15,657 49.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,341 16.5
Separated 433 1.4   Spanish 22,992 59.8
Widowed 2,031 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,999 15.6
 Female 1,502 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 165 0.4
Divorced 3,565 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
 Female 1,838 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 36 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 41,190 100.0
           under 18 years 1,201 100.0     Total ancestries reported 38,897 94.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 694 57.8   Arab 36 0.1
        Czech¹ 33 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 93 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 29,427 100.0   Dutch 151 0.4
Civilian veterans 3,697 12.6   English 946 2.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 468 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 54 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,256 3.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,485 100.0   Greek 41 0.1
With a disability 632 6.0   Hungarian 6 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,362 100.0   Irish¹ 867 2.1
With a disability 6,446 27.6   Italian 230 0.6
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.0
No disability 16,916 72.4   Norwegian 139 0.3
 Percent employed 68.2 (X)   Polish 108 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 4,360 100.0   Portuguese 44 0.1
With a disability 2,301 52.8   Russian 61 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 216 0.5
        Scottish 267 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 38,419 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.0
Same house in 1995 27,410 71.3   Swedish 91 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,487 27.3   Swiss 21 0.1
 Same county 5,500 14.3   Ukrainian 9 0.0
 Different county 4,987 13.0   United States or American 778 1.9
  Same state 3,015 7.8   Welsh 134 0.3
  Different state 1,972 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 522 1.4   Other ancestries 32,794 79.6
 
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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