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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mohave 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 155,032 100.0
      enrolled in school 32,934 100.0   Native 145,918 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,946 5.9       Born in United States 144,896 93.5
Kindergarten 1,969 6.0           State of residence 26,182 16.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 16,596 50.4           Different state 118,714 76.6
High school (grades 9-12) 7,164 21.8       Born outside United States 1,022 0.7
College or graduate school 5,259 16.0   Foreign born 9,114 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,231 2.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,666 2.4
  Population 25 years and over 109,347 100.0       Not a citizen 5,448 3.5
Less than 9th grade 5,420 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19,176 17.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 38,127 34.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 9,114 100.0
Some college, no degree 29,644 27.1   Europe 1,763 19.3
Associate degree 6,125 5.6   Asia 751 8.2
Bachelor's degree 6,949 6.4   Africa 56 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 3,906 3.6   Oceania 31 0.3
        Latin America 5,469 60.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.5 (X)   Northern America 1,044 11.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 145,803 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 125,324 100.0   English only 130,214 89.3
Never married 20,856 16.6   Language other than English 15,589 10.7
Now married, except separated 74,117 59.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,723 3.9
Separated 2,892 2.3   Spanish 11,282 7.7
Widowed 11,170 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,498 3.1
 Female 8,357 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 2,399 1.6
Divorced 16,289 13.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 500 0.3
 Female 8,066 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 643 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 224 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 155,032 100.0
           under 18 years 3,309 100.0     Total ancestries reported 165,051 106.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,811 54.7   Arab 272 0.2
        Czech¹ 776 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,268 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 119,310 100.0   Dutch 3,839 2.5
Civilian veterans 25,516 21.4   English 22,452 14.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 6,431 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,548 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 28,849 18.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 30,815 100.0   Greek 423 0.3
With a disability 2,637 8.6   Hungarian 867 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 82,878 100.0   Irish¹ 21,608 13.9
With a disability 22,174 26.8   Italian 7,607 4.9
 Percent employed 50.4 (X)   Lithuanian 308 0.2
No disability 60,704 73.2   Norwegian 3,471 2.2
 Percent employed 70.1 (X)   Polish 3,897 2.5
     Population 65 years and over 31,054 100.0   Portuguese 640 0.4
With a disability 12,988 41.8   Russian 802 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 3,182 2.1
        Scottish 3,603 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 227 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 145,803 100.0   Subsaharan African 110 0.1
Same house in 1995 67,332 46.2   Swedish 3,142 2.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 76,439 52.4   Swiss 504 0.3
 Same county 31,065 21.3   Ukrainian 251 0.2
 Different county 45,374 31.1   United States or American 11,714 7.6
  Same state 6,082 4.2   Welsh 1,324 0.9
  Different state 39,292 26.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 49 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2,032 1.4   Other ancestries 35,887 23.1
 
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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