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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Garfield 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 4,735 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,301 100.0   Native 4,696 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 100 7.7       Born in United States 4,681 98.9
Kindergarten 65 5.0           State of residence 3,304 69.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 652 50.1           Different state 1,377 29.1
High school (grades 9-12) 402 30.9       Born outside United States 15 0.3
College or graduate school 82 6.3   Foreign born 39 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 6 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 19 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 2,829 100.0       Not a citizen 20 0.4
Less than 9th grade 58 2.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 343 12.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 921 32.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 39 100.0
Some college, no degree 789 27.9   Europe 16 41.0
Associate degree 145 5.1   Asia 6 15.4
Bachelor's degree 419 14.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 154 5.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 10 25.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.8 (X)   Northern America 7 17.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,326 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,526 100.0   English only 4,176 96.5
Never married 772 21.9   Language other than English 150 3.5
Now married, except separated 2,238 63.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 1.1
Separated 30 0.9   Spanish 77 1.8
Widowed 216 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.4
 Female 189 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 23 0.5
Divorced 270 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.2
 Female 106 3.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,735 100.0
           under 18 years 106 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,064 106.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 45 42.5   Arab 3 0.1
        Czech¹ 16 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 241 5.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,202 100.0   Dutch 62 1.3
Civilian veterans 484 15.1   English 2,076 43.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 191 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 16 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 509 10.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,283 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 74 5.8   Hungarian 14 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,286 100.0   Irish¹ 350 7.4
With a disability 302 13.2   Italian 89 1.9
 Percent employed 50.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,984 86.8   Norwegian 70 1.5
 Percent employed 77.8 (X)   Polish 31 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 637 100.0   Portuguese 32 0.7
With a disability 254 39.9   Russian 7 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 90 1.9
        Scottish 221 4.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,326 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.1
Same house in 1995 2,667 61.7   Swedish 116 2.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,618 37.4   Swiss 45 1.0
 Same county 670 15.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 948 21.9   United States or American 323 6.8
  Same state 530 12.3   Welsh 101 2.1
  Different state 418 9.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 41 0.9   Other ancestries 457 9.7
 
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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