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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Orange 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 28,226 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,349 100.0   Native 27,724 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 483 6.6       Born in United States 27,509 97.5
Kindergarten 340 4.6           State of residence 13,154 46.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,499 47.6           Different state 14,355 50.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,795 24.4       Born outside United States 215 0.8
College or graduate school 1,232 16.8   Foreign born 502 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 130 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 286 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 18,821 100.0       Not a citizen 216 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,043 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,957 10.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,047 37.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 502 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,861 15.2   Europe 213 42.4
Associate degree 1,422 7.6   Asia 69 13.7
Bachelor's degree 2,721 14.5   Africa 7 1.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,770 9.4   Oceania 5 1.0
        Latin America 45 9.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.1 (X)   Northern America 163 32.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,627 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,386 100.0   English only 25,800 96.9
Never married 5,407 24.2   Language other than English 827 3.1
Now married, except separated 12,945 57.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 204 0.8
Separated 280 1.3   Spanish 144 0.5
Widowed 1,422 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 49 0.2
 Female 1,161 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 623 2.3
Divorced 2,332 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 146 0.5
 Female 1,262 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 37 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 28,226 100.0
           under 18 years 264 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,735 116.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 56 21.2   Arab 33 0.1
        Czech¹ 101 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 118 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,963 100.0   Dutch 362 1.3
Civilian veterans 3,042 14.5   English 7,485 26.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,381 15.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,478 5.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,285 8.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,806 100.0   Greek 51 0.2
With a disability 603 8.9   Hungarian 113 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,165 100.0   Irish¹ 4,039 14.3
With a disability 3,355 20.8   Italian 1,438 5.1
 Percent employed 62.9 (X)   Lithuanian 61 0.2
No disability 12,810 79.2   Norwegian 174 0.6
 Percent employed 84.9 (X)   Polish 639 2.3
     Population 65 years and over 3,517 100.0   Portuguese 124 0.4
With a disability 1,371 39.0   Russian 221 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 776 2.7
        Scottish 1,778 6.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 29 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 26,627 100.0   Subsaharan African 21 0.1
Same house in 1995 17,903 67.2   Swedish 541 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,576 32.2   Swiss 142 0.5
 Same county 3,618 13.6   Ukrainian 56 0.2
 Different county 4,958 18.6   United States or American 2,673 9.5
  Same state 2,446 9.2   Welsh 266 0.9
  Different state 2,512 9.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 148 0.6   Other ancestries 3,327 11.8
 
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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