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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Imperial 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 142,361 100.0
      enrolled in school 47,441 100.0   Native 96,578 67.8
Nursery school, preschool 2,293 4.8       Born in United States 93,785 65.9
Kindergarten 2,588 5.5           State of residence 75,140 52.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 21,309 44.9           Different state 18,645 13.1
High school (grades 9-12) 12,546 26.4       Born outside United States 2,793 2.0
College or graduate school 8,705 18.3   Foreign born 45,783 32.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 14,418 10.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 17,942 12.6
  Population 25 years and over 83,632 100.0       Not a citizen 27,841 19.6
Less than 9th grade 19,927 23.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14,331 17.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,378 22.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 45,783 100.0
Some college, no degree 17,246 20.6   Europe 364 0.8
Associate degree 5,109 6.1   Asia 1,764 3.9
Bachelor's degree 5,551 6.6   Africa 51 0.1
Graduate or professional degree 3,090 3.7   Oceania 12 0.0
        Latin America 43,436 94.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 59.0 (X)   Northern America 156 0.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 131,530 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 105,489 100.0   English only 42,305 32.2
Never married 28,532 27.0   Language other than English 89,225 67.8
Now married, except separated 59,681 56.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45,144 34.3
Separated 3,694 3.5   Spanish 85,907 65.3
Widowed 6,415 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43,554 33.1
 Female 5,109 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 685 0.5
Divorced 7,167 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 153 0.1
 Female 3,944 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,178 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,288 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 142,361 100.0
           under 18 years 6,401 100.0     Total ancestries reported 128,016 89.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,854 29.0   Arab 176 0.1
        Czech¹ 160 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 247 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 97,325 100.0   Dutch 774 0.5
Civilian veterans 8,544 8.8   English 3,933 2.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,388 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 249 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,493 3.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 39,915 100.0   Greek 73 0.1
With a disability 2,622 6.6   Hungarian 106 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 66,836 100.0   Irish¹ 4,368 3.1
With a disability 15,148 22.7   Italian 1,427 1.0
 Percent employed 45.8 (X)   Lithuanian 28 0.0
No disability 51,688 77.3   Norwegian 474 0.3
 Percent employed 63.0 (X)   Polish 396 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 14,085 100.0   Portuguese 212 0.1
With a disability 6,911 49.1   Russian 233 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 669 0.5
        Scottish 869 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 131,530 100.0   Subsaharan African 226 0.2
Same house in 1995 68,554 52.1   Swedish 455 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 56,301 42.8   Swiss 574 0.4
 Same county 35,899 27.3   Ukrainian 27 0.0
 Different county 20,402 15.5   United States or American 3,806 2.7
  Same state 16,022 12.2   Welsh 252 0.2
  Different state 4,380 3.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 6,675 5.1   Other ancestries 101,381 71.2
 
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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