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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wasatch 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 15,215 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,874 100.0   Native 14,575 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 328 6.7       Born in United States 14,520 95.4
Kindergarten 280 5.7           State of residence 10,413 68.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,423 49.7           Different state 4,107 27.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,223 25.1       Born outside United States 55 0.4
College or graduate school 620 12.7   Foreign born 640 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 408 2.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 155 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 8,448 100.0       Not a citizen 485 3.2
Less than 9th grade 158 1.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 748 8.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,111 25.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 640 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,442 28.9   Europe 78 12.2
Associate degree 764 9.0   Asia 35 5.5
Bachelor's degree 1,655 19.6   Africa 7 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 570 6.7   Oceania 8 1.3
        Latin America 480 75.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.3 (X)   Northern America 32 5.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,824 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,944 100.0   English only 12,715 92.0
Never married 2,465 22.5   Language other than English 1,109 8.0
Now married, except separated 7,148 65.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 471 3.4
Separated 182 1.7   Spanish 795 5.8
Widowed 406 3.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 441 3.2
 Female 327 3.0   Other Indo-European languages 174 1.3
Divorced 743 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
 Female 390 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 87 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,215 100.0
           under 18 years 188 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,446 114.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 80 42.6   Arab 9 0.1
        Czech¹ 75 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 837 5.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,001 100.0   Dutch 384 2.5
Civilian veterans 1,095 10.9   English 5,605 36.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 389 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 39 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,021 13.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,460 100.0   Greek 35 0.2
With a disability 291 6.5   Hungarian 40 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,998 100.0   Irish¹ 1,275 8.4
With a disability 1,101 13.8   Italian 326 2.1
 Percent employed 61.2 (X)   Lithuanian 32 0.2
No disability 6,897 86.2   Norwegian 360 2.4
 Percent employed 78.0 (X)   Polish 88 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,235 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 500 40.5   Russian 24 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 130 0.9
        Scottish 839 5.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 13,824 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.1
Same house in 1995 6,841 49.5   Swedish 975 6.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,622 47.9   Swiss 636 4.2
 Same county 2,570 18.6   Ukrainian 21 0.1
 Different county 4,052 29.3   United States or American 768 5.0
  Same state 2,435 17.6   Welsh 301 2.0
  Different state 1,617 11.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 361 2.6   Other ancestries 2,214 14.6
 
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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