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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Glenn 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 26,453 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,721 100.0   Native 21,734 82.2
Nursery school, preschool 410 5.3       Born in United States 21,657 81.9
Kindergarten 414 5.4           State of residence 17,153 64.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,912 50.7           Different state 4,504 17.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,927 25.0       Born outside United States 77 0.3
College or graduate school 1,058 13.7   Foreign born 4,719 17.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,882 7.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,174 4.4
  Population 25 years and over 16,099 100.0       Not a citizen 3,545 13.4
Less than 9th grade 2,582 16.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,495 15.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,314 26.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,719 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,061 25.2   Europe 169 3.6
Associate degree 924 5.7   Asia 579 12.3
Bachelor's degree 1,261 7.8   Africa 17 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 462 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3,925 83.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.5 (X)   Northern America 29 0.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,459 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,797 100.0   English only 16,827 68.8
Never married 4,612 23.3   Language other than English 7,632 31.2
Now married, except separated 11,574 58.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,320 17.7
Separated 475 2.4   Spanish 6,524 26.7
Widowed 1,320 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,693 15.1
 Female 987 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 293 1.2
Divorced 1,816 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 94 0.4
 Female 1,058 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 725 3.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 527 2.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 26,453 100.0
           under 18 years 516 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,382 103.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 244 47.3   Arab 92 0.3
        Czech¹ 207 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 198 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,354 100.0   Dutch 568 2.1
Civilian veterans 2,323 12.7   English 2,219 8.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 764 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 111 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,454 13.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,082 100.0   Greek 54 0.2
With a disability 436 6.2   Hungarian 12 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,813 100.0   Irish¹ 2,115 8.0
With a disability 2,611 18.9   Italian 1,039 3.9
 Percent employed 38.5 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 11,202 81.1   Norwegian 491 1.9
 Percent employed 73.4 (X)   Polish 275 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,244 100.0   Portuguese 1,114 4.2
With a disability 1,396 43.0   Russian 61 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 258 1.0
        Scottish 437 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 24,459 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.0
Same house in 1995 14,017 57.3   Swedish 376 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,893 40.4   Swiss 117 0.4
 Same county 6,287 25.7   Ukrainian 16 0.1
 Different county 3,606 14.7   United States or American 2,055 7.8
  Same state 2,999 12.3   Welsh 136 0.5
  Different state 607 2.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 549 2.2   Other ancestries 11,190 42.3
 
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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