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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Del Norte 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 27,507 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,135 100.0   Native 25,928 94.3
Nursery school, preschool 323 4.5       Born in United States 25,729 93.5
Kindergarten 228 3.2           State of residence 17,802 64.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,350 47.0           Different state 7,927 28.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,107 29.5       Born outside United States 199 0.7
College or graduate school 1,127 15.8   Foreign born 1,579 5.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 719 2.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 460 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 18,459 100.0       Not a citizen 1,119 4.1
Less than 9th grade 1,230 6.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,005 21.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,070 27.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,579 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,848 26.3   Europe 268 17.0
Associate degree 1,278 6.9   Asia 345 21.8
Bachelor's degree 1,474 8.0   Africa 21 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 554 3.0   Oceania 41 2.6
        Latin America 819 51.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.6 (X)   Northern America 85 5.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,026 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,092 100.0   English only 23,465 90.2
Never married 4,429 20.0   Language other than English 2,561 9.8
Now married, except separated 13,148 59.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,090 4.2
Separated 461 2.1   Spanish 1,592 6.1
Widowed 1,280 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 748 2.9
 Female 1,018 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 370 1.4
Divorced 2,774 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.3
 Female 1,610 7.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 425 1.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 272 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 27,507 100.0
           under 18 years 460 100.0     Total ancestries reported 26,138 95.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 204 44.3   Arab 34 0.1
        Czech¹ 162 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 202 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,556 100.0   Dutch 425 1.5
Civilian veterans 3,412 16.6   English 3,278 11.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 880 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 280 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,468 16.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,240 100.0   Greek 140 0.5
With a disability 712 11.4   Hungarian 159 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,680 100.0   Irish¹ 2,962 10.8
With a disability 3,365 26.5   Italian 802 2.9
 Percent employed 31.5 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.1
No disability 9,315 73.5   Norwegian 554 2.0
 Percent employed 73.3 (X)   Polish 168 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,346 100.0   Portuguese 405 1.5
With a disability 1,491 44.6   Russian 81 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 535 1.9
        Scottish 639 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 26,026 100.0   Subsaharan African 27 0.1
Same house in 1995 11,830 45.5   Swedish 607 2.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,790 53.0   Swiss 92 0.3
 Same county 5,531 21.3   Ukrainian 33 0.1
 Different county 8,259 31.7   United States or American 1,420 5.2
  Same state 5,861 22.5   Welsh 290 1.1
  Different state 2,398 9.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 406 1.6   Other ancestries 7,471 27.2
 
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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