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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nevada 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 9,955 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,425 100.0   Native 9,845 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 132 5.4       Born in United States 9,814 98.6
Kindergarten 130 5.4           State of residence 7,826 78.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,117 46.1           Different state 1,988 20.0
High school (grades 9-12) 680 28.0       Born outside United States 31 0.3
College or graduate school 366 15.1   Foreign born 110 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 73 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 29 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 6,575 100.0       Not a citizen 81 0.8
Less than 9th grade 603 9.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,430 21.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,580 39.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 110 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,099 16.7   Europe 16 14.5
Associate degree 159 2.4   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 480 7.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 224 3.4   Oceania 6 5.5
        Latin America 88 80.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,311 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,927 100.0   English only 9,021 96.9
Never married 1,664 21.0   Language other than English 290 3.1
Now married, except separated 4,466 56.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 125 1.3
Separated 195 2.5   Spanish 262 2.8
Widowed 836 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 122 1.3
 Female 739 9.3   Other Indo-European languages 22 0.2
Divorced 766 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
 Female 355 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,955 100.0
           under 18 years 369 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,131 81.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 269 72.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 7 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,427 100.0   Dutch 161 1.6
Civilian veterans 945 12.7   English 536 5.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 139 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 440 4.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,206 100.0   Greek 6 0.1
With a disability 117 5.3   Hungarian 6 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,464 100.0   Irish¹ 574 5.8
With a disability 1,745 31.9   Italian 72 0.7
 Percent employed 49.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,719 68.1   Norwegian 1 0.0
 Percent employed 78.7 (X)   Polish 13 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,585 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 886 55.9   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 113 1.1
        Scottish 12 0.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,311 100.0   Subsaharan African 142 1.4
Same house in 1995 5,863 63.0   Swedish 13 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,371 36.2   Swiss 6 0.1
 Same county 1,743 18.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,628 17.5   United States or American 2,395 24.1
  Same state 1,127 12.1   Welsh 25 0.3
  Different state 501 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 77 0.8   Other ancestries 3,463 34.8
 
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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