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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nevada 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 92,033 100.0
      enrolled in school 23,203 100.0   Native 87,968 95.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,222 5.3       Born in United States 87,303 94.9
Kindergarten 1,042 4.5           State of residence 57,342 62.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,383 44.7           Different state 29,961 32.6
High school (grades 9-12) 6,032 26.0       Born outside United States 665 0.7
College or graduate school 4,524 19.5   Foreign born 4,065 4.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 922 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,061 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 65,148 100.0       Not a citizen 2,004 2.2
Less than 9th grade 1,141 1.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,168 7.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,517 23.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,065 100.0
Some college, no degree 20,141 30.9   Europe 1,530 37.6
Associate degree 6,178 9.5   Asia 312 7.7
Bachelor's degree 11,285 17.3   Africa 18 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 5,718 8.8   Oceania 89 2.2
        Latin America 1,512 37.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 90.3 (X)   Northern America 604 14.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 87,813 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 75,240 100.0   English only 82,188 93.6
Never married 15,049 20.0   Language other than English 5,625 6.4
Now married, except separated 44,599 59.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,858 2.1
Separated 1,035 1.4   Spanish 3,657 4.2
Widowed 5,141 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,346 1.5
 Female 4,006 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 1,617 1.8
Divorced 9,416 12.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 404 0.5
 Female 5,302 7.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 268 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 102 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 92,033 100.0
           under 18 years 1,292 100.0     Total ancestries reported 109,993 119.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 624 48.3   Arab 172 0.2
        Czech¹ 503 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,331 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 70,880 100.0   Dutch 2,189 2.4
Civilian veterans 12,831 18.1   English 18,420 20.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,724 5.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 681 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 18,675 20.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 19,747 100.0   Greek 313 0.3
With a disability 1,453 7.4   Hungarian 295 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 51,606 100.0   Irish¹ 14,422 15.7
With a disability 9,364 18.1   Italian 6,640 7.2
 Percent employed 52.4 (X)   Lithuanian 137 0.1
No disability 42,242 81.9   Norwegian 3,224 3.5
 Percent employed 76.6 (X)   Polish 1,626 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 15,699 100.0   Portuguese 1,581 1.7
With a disability 5,269 33.6   Russian 1,064 1.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,975 3.2
        Scottish 3,449 3.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 89 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 87,813 100.0   Subsaharan African 67 0.1
Same house in 1995 45,946 52.3   Swedish 2,843 3.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 41,006 46.7   Swiss 593 0.6
 Same county 18,987 21.6   Ukrainian 256 0.3
 Different county 22,019 25.1   United States or American 4,979 5.4
  Same state 17,382 19.8   Welsh 1,260 1.4
  Different state 4,637 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 91 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 861 1.0   Other ancestries 17,394 18.9
 
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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