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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Valdez-Cordova Census Area
[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 10,195 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,929 100.0   Native 9,677 94.9
Nursery school, preschool 176 6.0       Born in United States 9,572 93.9
Kindergarten 144 4.9           State of residence 3,756 36.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,559 53.2           Different state 5,816 57.0
High school (grades 9-12) 634 21.6       Born outside United States 105 1.0
College or graduate school 416 14.2   Foreign born 518 5.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 187 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 259 2.5
  Population 25 years and over 6,441 100.0       Not a citizen 259 2.5
Less than 9th grade 255 4.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 483 7.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,928 29.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 518 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,885 29.3   Europe 97 18.7
Associate degree 523 8.1   Asia 287 55.4
Bachelor's degree 992 15.4   Africa 2 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 375 5.8   Oceania 20 3.9
        Latin America 82 15.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.5 (X)   Northern America 30 5.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,533 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,696 100.0   English only 8,679 91.0
Never married 2,052 26.7   Language other than English 854 9.0
Now married, except separated 4,375 56.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 291 3.1
Separated 125 1.6   Spanish 221 2.3
Widowed 269 3.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 0.4
 Female 217 2.8   Other Indo-European languages 125 1.3
Divorced 875 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.4
 Female 389 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 309 3.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 184 1.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,195 100.0
           under 18 years 141 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,077 108.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 82 58.2   Arab 6 0.1
        Czech¹ 88 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 123 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,060 100.0   Dutch 228 2.2
Civilian veterans 1,251 17.7   English 1,168 11.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 410 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 132 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,736 17.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,678 100.0   Greek 33 0.3
With a disability 139 5.2   Hungarian 25 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,163 100.0   Irish¹ 1,044 10.2
With a disability 794 12.9   Italian 231 2.3
 Percent employed 50.3 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 5,369 87.1   Norwegian 471 4.6
 Percent employed 70.1 (X)   Polish 181 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 570 100.0   Portuguese 14 0.1
With a disability 251 44.0   Russian 63 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 259 2.5
        Scottish 301 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 31 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 9,533 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,966 52.1   Swedish 394 3.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,393 46.1   Swiss 29 0.3
 Same county 1,998 21.0   Ukrainian 9 0.1
 Different county 2,395 25.1   United States or American 694 6.8
  Same state 1,059 11.1   Welsh 98 1.0
  Different state 1,336 14.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 174 1.8   Other ancestries 3,299 32.4
 
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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