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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mariposa 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 17,130 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,096 100.0   Native 16,655 97.2
Nursery school, preschool 181 4.4       Born in United States 16,590 96.8
Kindergarten 194 4.7           State of residence 11,500 67.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,830 44.7           Different state 5,090 29.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,072 26.2       Born outside United States 65 0.4
College or graduate school 819 20.0   Foreign born 475 2.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 87 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 329 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 12,196 100.0       Not a citizen 146 0.9
Less than 9th grade 450 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,371 11.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,206 26.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 475 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,709 30.4   Europe 173 36.4
Associate degree 998 8.2   Asia 60 12.6
Bachelor's degree 1,747 14.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 715 5.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 152 32.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.1 (X)   Northern America 90 18.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,311 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,086 100.0   English only 15,455 94.8
Never married 3,132 22.2   Language other than English 856 5.2
Now married, except separated 7,809 55.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 152 0.9
Separated 343 2.4   Spanish 559 3.4
Widowed 1,059 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 0.5
 Female 794 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 189 1.2
Divorced 1,743 12.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.2
 Female 851 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 71 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,130 100.0
           under 18 years 287 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,352 118.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 99 34.5   Arab 96 0.6
        Czech¹ 105 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 232 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,332 100.0   Dutch 541 3.2
Civilian veterans 2,744 20.6   English 2,862 16.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 874 5.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 139 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,817 22.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,512 100.0   Greek 60 0.4
With a disability 268 7.6   Hungarian 81 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,656 100.0   Irish¹ 2,974 17.4
With a disability 2,224 23.0   Italian 710 4.1
 Percent employed 52.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,432 77.0   Norwegian 308 1.8
 Percent employed 66.8 (X)   Polish 195 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,895 100.0   Portuguese 297 1.7
With a disability 1,024 35.4   Russian 233 1.4
        Scotch-Irish 423 2.5
        Scottish 622 3.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 16,311 100.0   Subsaharan African 23 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,638 53.0   Swedish 465 2.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,608 46.6   Swiss 101 0.6
 Same county 3,065 18.8   Ukrainian 9 0.1
 Different county 4,543 27.9   United States or American 945 5.5
  Same state 3,683 22.6   Welsh 141 0.8
  Different state 860 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 65 0.4   Other ancestries 4,082 23.8
 
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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