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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: El Dorado 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 156,299 100.0
      enrolled in school 44,193 100.0   Native 145,116 92.8
Nursery school, preschool 2,445 5.5       Born in United States 143,845 92.0
Kindergarten 2,404 5.4           State of residence 97,898 62.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 19,880 45.0           Different state 45,947 29.4
High school (grades 9-12) 10,176 23.0       Born outside United States 1,271 0.8
College or graduate school 9,288 21.0   Foreign born 11,183 7.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,825 2.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,548 2.9
  Population 25 years and over 105,034 100.0       Not a citizen 6,635 4.2
Less than 9th grade 2,941 2.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,539 8.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 23,316 22.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 11,183 100.0
Some college, no degree 33,117 31.5   Europe 2,492 22.3
Associate degree 9,254 8.8   Asia 2,071 18.5
Bachelor's degree 19,015 18.1   Africa 131 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 8,852 8.4   Oceania 160 1.4
        Latin America 5,364 48.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.1 (X)   Northern America 965 8.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 147,368 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 122,911 100.0   English only 132,474 89.9
Never married 25,929 21.1   Language other than English 14,894 10.1
Now married, except separated 75,234 61.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,789 3.9
Separated 1,910 1.6   Spanish 9,470 6.4
Widowed 6,543 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,290 2.9
 Female 4,985 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 3,284 2.2
Divorced 13,295 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 705 0.5
 Female 7,576 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,784 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 717 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 156,299 100.0
           under 18 years 2,719 100.0     Total ancestries reported 182,008 116.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,189 43.7   Arab 317 0.2
        Czech¹ 790 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,052 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 115,552 100.0   Dutch 3,407 2.2
Civilian veterans 18,407 15.9   English 25,957 16.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,268 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,173 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 29,349 18.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 36,880 100.0   Greek 889 0.6
With a disability 2,593 7.0   Hungarian 821 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 90,515 100.0   Irish¹ 22,312 14.3
With a disability 16,058 17.7   Italian 10,524 6.7
 Percent employed 60.3 (X)   Lithuanian 187 0.1
No disability 74,457 82.3   Norwegian 4,601 2.9
 Percent employed 76.5 (X)   Polish 3,690 2.4
     Population 65 years and over 19,278 100.0   Portuguese 2,593 1.7
With a disability 6,884 35.7   Russian 1,320 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 3,498 2.2
        Scottish 5,211 3.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 193 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 147,368 100.0   Subsaharan African 174 0.1
Same house in 1995 77,608 52.7   Swedish 4,946 3.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 67,806 46.0   Swiss 1,261 0.8
 Same county 30,981 21.0   Ukrainian 364 0.2
 Different county 36,825 25.0   United States or American 8,501 5.4
  Same state 28,564 19.4   Welsh 1,955 1.3
  Different state 8,261 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 54 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,954 1.3   Other ancestries 38,601 24.7
 
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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