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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: El Paso 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 679,622 100.0
      enrolled in school 226,320 100.0   Native 493,454 72.6
Nursery school, preschool 12,099 5.3       Born in United States 480,220 70.7
Kindergarten 13,573 6.0           State of residence 365,110 53.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 101,048 44.6           Different state 115,110 16.9
High school (grades 9-12) 52,802 23.3       Born outside United States 13,234 1.9
College or graduate school 46,798 20.7   Foreign born 186,168 27.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 56,929 8.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 77,821 11.5
  Population 25 years and over 391,540 100.0       Not a citizen 108,347 15.9
Less than 9th grade 83,821 21.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 50,187 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 88,256 22.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 186,168 100.0
Some college, no degree 84,712 21.6   Europe 6,073 3.3
Associate degree 19,538 5.0   Asia 5,944 3.2
Bachelor's degree 43,262 11.0   Africa 435 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 21,764 5.6   Oceania 96 0.1
        Latin America 172,999 92.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.8 (X)   Northern America 621 0.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 621,288 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 498,393 100.0   English only 165,907 26.7
Never married 133,811 26.8   Language other than English 455,381 73.3
Now married, except separated 275,527 55.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 203,275 32.7
Separated 15,528 3.1   Spanish 442,233 71.2
Widowed 28,367 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 198,851 32.0
 Female 23,257 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 7,347 1.2
Divorced 45,160 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,867 0.3
 Female 28,596 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4,645 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,209 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 679,622 100.0
           under 18 years 30,065 100.0     Total ancestries reported 658,895 97.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 12,150 40.4   Arab 2,221 0.3
        Czech¹ 786 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 791 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 453,912 100.0   Dutch 2,240 0.3
Civilian veterans 52,878 11.6   English 17,065 2.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 6,073 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,291 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 28,274 4.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 189,036 100.0   Greek 479 0.1
With a disability 13,876 7.3   Hungarian 608 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 350,492 100.0   Irish¹ 18,439 2.7
With a disability 77,460 22.1   Italian 7,259 1.1
 Percent employed 51.6 (X)   Lithuanian 259 0.0
No disability 273,032 77.9   Norwegian 2,098 0.3
 Percent employed 64.8 (X)   Polish 3,235 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 65,002 100.0   Portuguese 312 0.0
With a disability 31,209 48.0   Russian 1,422 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 4,160 0.6
        Scottish 3,710 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 252 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 621,288 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,422 0.2
Same house in 1995 342,929 55.2   Swedish 1,585 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 246,891 39.7   Swiss 299 0.0
 Same county 188,907 30.4   Ukrainian 202 0.0
 Different county 57,984 9.3   United States or American 17,362 2.6
  Same state 14,885 2.4   Welsh 1,258 0.2
  Different state 43,099 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 639 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 31,468 5.1   Other ancestries 535,154 78.7
 
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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