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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Roosevelt 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 18,018 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,636 100.0   Native 16,904 93.8
Nursery school, preschool 308 4.6       Born in United States 16,750 93.0
Kindergarten 344 5.2           State of residence 9,885 54.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,378 35.8           Different state 6,865 38.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,017 15.3       Born outside United States 154 0.9
College or graduate school 2,589 39.0   Foreign born 1,114 6.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 274 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 545 3.0
  Population 25 years and over 10,245 100.0       Not a citizen 569 3.2
Less than 9th grade 1,076 10.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,460 14.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,433 23.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,114 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,380 23.2   Europe 60 5.4
Associate degree 581 5.7   Asia 68 6.1
Bachelor's degree 1,356 13.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 959 9.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 986 88.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,660 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,799 100.0   English only 12,256 73.6
Never married 3,449 25.0   Language other than English 4,404 26.4
Now married, except separated 7,821 56.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,490 8.9
Separated 284 2.1   Spanish 4,255 25.5
Widowed 970 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,452 8.7
 Female 785 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 101 0.6
Divorced 1,275 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.2
 Female 742 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 46 0.3
                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 18,018 100.0
           under 18 years 351 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,970 88.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 180 51.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 77 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 106 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,837 100.0   Dutch 252 1.4
Civilian veterans 1,582 12.3   English 1,193 6.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 355 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 63 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,454 8.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,005 100.0   Greek 9 0.0
With a disability 347 6.9   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,241 100.0   Irish¹ 1,677 9.3
With a disability 2,009 21.7   Italian 246 1.4
 Percent employed 48.9 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 7,232 78.3   Norwegian 119 0.7
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 63 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,143 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.0
With a disability 879 41.0   Russian 30 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 283 1.6
        Scottish 226 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,660 100.0   Subsaharan African 78 0.4
Same house in 1995 8,263 49.6   Swedish 191 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,146 48.9   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,875 23.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,271 25.6   United States or American 1,954 10.8
  Same state 2,052 12.3   Welsh 57 0.3
  Different state 2,219 13.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 251 1.5   Other ancestries 7,508 41.7
 
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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