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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Salt Lake 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 898,387 100.0
      enrolled in school 275,773 100.0   Native 805,111 89.6
Nursery school, preschool 18,408 6.7       Born in United States 797,015 88.7
Kindergarten 14,561 5.3           State of residence 548,207 61.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 116,078 42.1           Different state 248,808 27.7
High school (grades 9-12) 63,212 22.9       Born outside United States 8,096 0.9
College or graduate school 63,514 23.0   Foreign born 93,276 10.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 55,273 6.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 28,519 3.2
  Population 25 years and over 509,453 100.0       Not a citizen 64,757 7.2
Less than 9th grade 18,214 3.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 48,871 9.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 122,409 24.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 93,269 100.0
Some college, no degree 142,287 27.9   Europe 16,262 17.4
Associate degree 38,041 7.5   Asia 18,294 19.6
Bachelor's degree 93,213 18.3   Africa 1,731 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 46,418 9.1   Oceania 5,107 5.5
        Latin America 48,987 52.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.8 (X)   Northern America 2,888 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 27.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 818,213 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 672,321 100.0   English only 685,701 83.8
Never married 193,755 28.8   Language other than English 132,512 16.2
Now married, except separated 375,996 55.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60,190 7.4
Separated 10,068 1.5   Spanish 75,173 9.2
Widowed 28,117 4.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 38,687 4.7
 Female 22,482 3.3   Other Indo-European languages 28,178 3.4
Divorced 64,385 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,832 1.1
 Female 35,537 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 24,009 2.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11,099 1.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 898,387 100.0
           under 18 years 17,888 100.0     Total ancestries reported 994,290 110.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 6,727 37.6   Arab 2,682 0.3
        Czech¹ 2,272 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 49,506 5.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 625,101 100.0   Dutch 20,817 2.3
Civilian veterans 63,825 10.2   English 234,109 26.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 20,352 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,827 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 108,658 12.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 238,033 100.0   Greek 7,318 0.8
With a disability 18,200 7.6   Hungarian 1,491 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 499,999 100.0   Irish¹ 57,306 6.4
With a disability 84,374 16.9   Italian 25,523 2.8
 Percent employed 65.3 (X)   Lithuanian 654 0.1
No disability 415,625 83.1   Norwegian 24,269 2.7
 Percent employed 80.4 (X)   Polish 7,749 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 69,934 100.0   Portuguese 1,537 0.2
With a disability 28,471 40.7   Russian 3,858 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 10,019 1.1
        Scottish 37,563 4.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 471 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 818,213 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,218 0.2
Same house in 1995 409,151 50.0   Swedish 40,645 4.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 374,982 45.8   Swiss 10,840 1.2
 Same county 252,419 30.9   Ukrainian 1,216 0.1
 Different county 122,563 15.0   United States or American 54,935 6.1
  Same state 38,136 4.7   Welsh 19,066 2.1
  Different state 84,427 10.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 393 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 34,080 4.2   Other ancestries 245,996 27.4
 
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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