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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sitka City and Borough
[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 8,835 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,617 100.0   Native 8,388 94.9
Nursery school, preschool 178 6.8       Born in United States 8,313 94.1
Kindergarten 134 5.1           State of residence 3,283 37.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,183 45.2           Different state 5,030 56.9
High school (grades 9-12) 547 20.9       Born outside United States 75 0.8
College or graduate school 575 22.0   Foreign born 447 5.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 118 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 271 3.1
  Population 25 years and over 5,608 100.0       Not a citizen 176 2.0
Less than 9th grade 158 2.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 369 6.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,417 25.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 447 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,486 26.5   Europe 42 9.4
Associate degree 521 9.3   Asia 261 58.4
Bachelor's degree 1,184 21.1   Africa 3 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 473 8.4   Oceania 81 18.1
        Latin America 9 2.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 90.6 (X)   Northern America 51 11.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 29.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,317 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,837 100.0   English only 7,519 90.4
Never married 1,751 25.6   Language other than English 798 9.6
Now married, except separated 3,886 56.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 210 2.5
Separated 89 1.3   Spanish 115 1.4
Widowed 322 4.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.3
 Female 256 3.7   Other Indo-European languages 67 0.8
Divorced 789 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.2
 Female 425 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 418 5.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 153 1.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,835 100.0
           under 18 years 147 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,536 119.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 65 44.2   Arab 25 0.3
        Czech¹ 76 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 33 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,251 100.0   Dutch 119 1.3
Civilian veterans 931 14.9   English 1,033 11.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 344 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 169 1.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,271 14.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,201 100.0   Greek 52 0.6
With a disability 75 3.4   Hungarian 49 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,222 100.0   Irish¹ 1,226 13.9
With a disability 853 16.3   Italian 422 4.8
 Percent employed 58.9 (X)   Lithuanian 39 0.4
No disability 4,369 83.7   Norwegian 570 6.5
 Percent employed 80.9 (X)   Polish 289 3.3
     Population 65 years and over 567 100.0   Portuguese 42 0.5
With a disability 263 46.4   Russian 94 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 215 2.4
        Scottish 282 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 8,317 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,580 43.0   Swedish 291 3.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,632 55.7   Swiss 43 0.5
 Same county 2,162 26.0   Ukrainian 66 0.7
 Different county 2,470 29.7   United States or American 224 2.5
  Same state 747 9.0   Welsh 134 1.5
  Different state 1,723 20.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 105 1.3   Other ancestries 3,403 38.5
 
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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