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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pima 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 843,746 100.0
      enrolled in school 236,404 100.0   Native 743,696 88.1
Nursery school, preschool 12,984 5.5       Born in United States 731,449 86.7
Kindergarten 11,833 5.0           State of residence 305,003 36.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 96,116 40.7           Different state 426,446 50.5
High school (grades 9-12) 45,744 19.3       Born outside United States 12,247 1.5
College or graduate school 69,727 29.5   Foreign born 100,050 11.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 38,847 4.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 39,665 4.7
  Population 25 years and over 546,200 100.0       Not a citizen 60,385 7.2
Less than 9th grade 34,722 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 55,761 10.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 127,343 23.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 100,050 100.0
Some college, no degree 145,579 26.7   Europe 12,672 12.7
Associate degree 36,687 6.7   Asia 14,081 14.1
Bachelor's degree 86,752 15.9   Africa 1,309 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 59,356 10.9   Oceania 600 0.6
        Latin America 67,499 67.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.4 (X)   Northern America 3,889 3.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 788,868 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 670,249 100.0   English only 572,101 72.5
Never married 186,385 27.8   Language other than English 216,767 27.5
Now married, except separated 348,829 52.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77,806 9.9
Separated 10,952 1.6   Spanish 179,591 22.8
Widowed 43,946 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 65,097 8.3
 Female 35,025 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 16,854 2.1
Divorced 80,137 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,714 0.5
 Female 46,298 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11,101 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,640 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 843,746 100.0
           under 18 years 18,399 100.0     Total ancestries reported 927,589 109.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 8,471 46.0   Arab 2,818 0.3
        Czech¹ 5,132 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 5,639 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 631,221 100.0   Dutch 13,254 1.6
Civilian veterans 102,073 16.2   English 87,036 10.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 25,781 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6,235 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 136,662 16.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 191,684 100.0   Greek 2,697 0.3
With a disability 17,082 8.9   Hungarian 4,475 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 464,414 100.0   Irish¹ 89,695 10.6
With a disability 90,466 19.5   Italian 36,971 4.4
 Percent employed 55.1 (X)   Lithuanian 2,154 0.3
No disability 373,948 80.5   Norwegian 16,881 2.0
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 21,462 2.5
     Population 65 years and over 117,908 100.0   Portuguese 1,841 0.2
With a disability 48,018 40.7   Russian 9,299 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 15,448 1.8
        Scottish 19,191 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,403 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 788,868 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,343 0.3
Same house in 1995 364,326 46.2   Swedish 15,642 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 399,916 50.7   Swiss 3,143 0.4
 Same county 245,742 31.2   Ukrainian 2,088 0.2
 Different county 154,174 19.5   United States or American 34,858 4.1
  Same state 35,158 4.5   Welsh 6,800 0.8
  Different state 119,016 15.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 713 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 24,626 3.1   Other ancestries 357,928 42.4
 
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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