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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monterey 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 401,762 100.0
      enrolled in school 117,126 100.0   Native 285,203 71.0
Nursery school, preschool 6,020 5.1       Born in United States 278,779 69.4
Kindergarten 7,125 6.1           State of residence 199,219 49.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 53,196 45.4           Different state 79,560 19.8
High school (grades 9-12) 26,490 22.6       Born outside United States 6,424 1.6
College or graduate school 24,295 20.7   Foreign born 116,559 29.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 47,584 11.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 33,530 8.3
  Population 25 years and over 244,128 100.0       Not a citizen 83,029 20.7
Less than 9th grade 46,033 18.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 31,028 12.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 45,354 18.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 116,559 100.0
Some college, no degree 50,963 20.9   Europe 7,473 6.4
Associate degree 15,811 6.5   Asia 15,514 13.3
Bachelor's degree 33,641 13.8   Africa 643 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 21,298 8.7   Oceania 921 0.8
        Latin America 90,981 78.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.4 (X)   Northern America 1,027 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 370,950 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 305,768 100.0   English only 195,650 52.7
Never married 84,560 27.7   Language other than English 175,300 47.3
Now married, except separated 165,158 54.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 99,255 26.8
Separated 8,527 2.8   Spanish 146,443 39.5
Widowed 16,504 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 88,292 23.8
 Female 13,168 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 11,312 3.0
Divorced 31,019 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,893 0.8
 Female 16,624 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15,975 4.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,649 2.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 401,762 100.0
           under 18 years 11,827 100.0     Total ancestries reported 399,397 99.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,327 28.1   Arab 1,172 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,325 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,453 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 282,678 100.0   Dutch 3,649 0.9
Civilian veterans 31,687 11.2   English 27,090 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,648 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,302 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 32,425 8.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 100,262 100.0   Greek 1,006 0.3
With a disability 7,774 7.8   Hungarian 1,293 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 213,879 100.0   Irish¹ 25,247 6.3
With a disability 46,254 21.6   Italian 16,470 4.1
 Percent employed 57.5 (X)   Lithuanian 394 0.1
No disability 167,625 78.4   Norwegian 4,597 1.1
 Percent employed 71.7 (X)   Polish 3,928 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 39,293 100.0   Portuguese 4,687 1.2
With a disability 15,870 40.4   Russian 2,337 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 4,318 1.1
        Scottish 6,220 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 278 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 370,950 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,180 0.3
Same house in 1995 181,088 48.8   Swedish 4,311 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 167,029 45.0   Swiss 3,115 0.8
 Same county 105,566 28.5   Ukrainian 480 0.1
 Different county 61,463 16.6   United States or American 12,162 3.0
  Same state 41,250 11.1   Welsh 1,858 0.5
  Different state 20,213 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 214 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 22,833 6.2   Other ancestries 228,238 56.8
 
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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