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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Graham 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 33,489 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,949 100.0   Native 32,607 97.4
Nursery school, preschool 530 4.8       Born in United States 32,483 97.0
Kindergarten 515 4.7           State of residence 22,461 67.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,819 44.0           Different state 10,022 29.9
High school (grades 9-12) 2,545 23.2       Born outside United States 124 0.4
College or graduate school 2,540 23.2   Foreign born 882 2.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 277 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 438 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 19,302 100.0       Not a citizen 444 1.3
Less than 9th grade 1,703 8.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,011 15.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,811 30.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 882 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,782 24.8   Europe 100 11.3
Associate degree 1,711 8.9   Asia 69 7.8
Bachelor's degree 1,234 6.4   Africa 5 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 1,050 5.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 686 77.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.6 (X)   Northern America 22 2.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,909 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,147 100.0   English only 23,589 76.3
Never married 5,967 23.7   Language other than English 7,320 23.7
Now married, except separated 14,386 57.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,019 6.5
Separated 420 1.7   Spanish 5,047 16.3
Widowed 1,985 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,133 3.7
 Female 1,308 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 234 0.8
Divorced 2,389 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 65 0.2
 Female 1,282 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 61 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,489 100.0
           under 18 years 1,063 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,754 91.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 635 59.7   Arab 11 0.0
        Czech¹ 23 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 478 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 23,401 100.0   Dutch 384 1.1
Civilian veterans 3,163 13.5   English 4,511 13.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 641 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 138 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,556 7.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,580 100.0   Greek 11 0.0
With a disability 465 4.9   Hungarian 15 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,613 100.0   Irish¹ 2,136 6.4
With a disability 2,928 20.0   Italian 430 1.3
 Percent employed 44.4 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 11,685 80.0   Norwegian 409 1.2
 Percent employed 67.2 (X)   Polish 198 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,790 100.0   Portuguese 37 0.1
With a disability 1,816 47.9   Russian 18 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 419 1.3
        Scottish 701 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 30,909 100.0   Subsaharan African 62 0.2
Same house in 1995 17,785 57.5   Swedish 452 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,375 40.0   Swiss 116 0.3
 Same county 5,824 18.8   Ukrainian 27 0.1
 Different county 6,551 21.2   United States or American 1,806 5.4
  Same state 4,199 13.6   Welsh 194 0.6
  Different state 2,352 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 25 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 749 2.4   Other ancestries 14,947 44.6
 
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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