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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Yuma 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 160,026 100.0
      enrolled in school 43,353 100.0   Native 121,547 76.0
Nursery school, preschool 2,278 5.3       Born in United States 119,632 74.8
Kindergarten 2,669 6.2           State of residence 49,501 30.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 21,434 49.4           Different state 70,131 43.8
High school (grades 9-12) 9,911 22.9       Born outside United States 1,915 1.2
College or graduate school 7,061 16.3   Foreign born 38,479 24.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 13,293 8.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 10,225 6.4
  Population 25 years and over 97,680 100.0       Not a citizen 28,254 17.7
Less than 9th grade 16,953 17.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16,444 16.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 25,134 25.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 38,479 100.0
Some college, no degree 22,800 23.3   Europe 873 2.3
Associate degree 4,780 4.9   Asia 956 2.5
Bachelor's degree 7,017 7.2   Africa 105 0.3
Graduate or professional degree 4,552 4.7   Oceania 20 0.1
        Latin America 35,174 91.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.8 (X)   Northern America 1,351 3.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 147,498 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 120,741 100.0   English only 80,375 54.5
Never married 25,808 21.4   Language other than English 67,123 45.5
Now married, except separated 74,045 61.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 33,295 22.6
Separated 2,824 2.3   Spanish 64,197 43.5
Widowed 7,771 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32,376 22.0
 Female 5,859 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 1,277 0.9
Divorced 10,293 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 305 0.2
 Female 5,342 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,035 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 440 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 160,026 100.0
           under 18 years 4,522 100.0     Total ancestries reported 154,826 96.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,916 42.4   Arab 298 0.2
        Czech¹ 542 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 759 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 110,347 100.0   Dutch 1,894 1.2
Civilian veterans 18,201 16.5   English 10,787 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,890 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 730 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,937 9.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 39,769 100.0   Greek 106 0.1
With a disability 2,911 7.3   Hungarian 210 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 74,657 100.0   Irish¹ 9,807 6.1
With a disability 16,031 21.5   Italian 2,395 1.5
 Percent employed 46.9 (X)   Lithuanian 58 0.0
No disability 58,626 78.5   Norwegian 2,444 1.5
 Percent employed 61.4 (X)   Polish 1,657 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 26,073 100.0   Portuguese 232 0.1
With a disability 10,339 39.7   Russian 270 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,285 1.4
        Scottish 2,245 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 95 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 147,498 100.0   Subsaharan African 256 0.2
Same house in 1995 68,042 46.1   Swedish 1,906 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 71,862 48.7   Swiss 313 0.2
 Same county 40,385 27.4   Ukrainian 216 0.1
 Different county 31,477 21.3   United States or American 7,947 5.0
  Same state 4,102 2.8   Welsh 627 0.4
  Different state 27,375 18.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 60 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 7,594 5.1   Other ancestries 88,860 55.5
 
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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