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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Riverside 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 1,545,387 100.0
      enrolled in school 465,645 100.0   Native 1,251,675 81.0
Nursery school, preschool 20,796 4.5       Born in United States 1,237,296 80.1
Kindergarten 28,364 6.1           State of residence 831,089 53.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 223,714 48.0           Different state 406,207 26.3
High school (grades 9-12) 104,068 22.3       Born outside United States 14,379 0.9
College or graduate school 88,703 19.0   Foreign born 293,712 19.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 91,863 5.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 106,834 6.9
  Population 25 years and over 936,024 100.0       Not a citizen 186,878 12.1
Less than 9th grade 99,024 10.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 135,449 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 230,867 24.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 293,712 100.0
Some college, no degree 250,890 26.8   Europe 21,969 7.5
Associate degree 64,118 6.9   Asia 40,467 13.8
Bachelor's degree 100,221 10.7   Africa 2,444 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 55,455 5.9   Oceania 1,235 0.4
        Latin America 218,599 74.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.0 (X)   Northern America 8,998 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,425,927 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,149,415 100.0   English only 957,094 67.1
Never married 295,200 25.7   Language other than English 468,833 32.9
Now married, except separated 642,746 55.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 221,999 15.6
Separated 27,328 2.4   Spanish 394,322 27.7
Widowed 71,882 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 196,446 13.8
 Female 56,969 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 29,876 2.1
Divorced 112,259 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,811 0.5
 Female 64,534 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 37,242 2.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15,538 1.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,545,387 100.0
           under 18 years 45,005 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,626,277 105.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 16,863 37.5   Arab 7,085 0.5
        Czech¹ 5,966 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8,443 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,075,892 100.0   Dutch 25,221 1.6
Civilian veterans 144,174 13.4   English 132,901 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 43,031 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9,237 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 177,238 11.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 414,605 100.0   Greek 4,631 0.3
With a disability 30,503 7.4   Hungarian 6,359 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 796,469 100.0   Irish¹ 131,590 8.5
With a disability 172,169 21.6   Italian 61,990 4.0
 Percent employed 54.5 (X)   Lithuanian 2,471 0.2
No disability 624,300 78.4   Norwegian 21,987 1.4
 Percent employed 71.0 (X)   Polish 24,654 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 190,540 100.0   Portuguese 5,597 0.4
With a disability 78,243 41.1   Russian 10,661 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 21,057 1.4
        Scottish 25,693 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,173 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 1,425,927 100.0   Subsaharan African 6,007 0.4
Same house in 1995 666,378 46.7   Swedish 21,933 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 719,219 50.4   Swiss 3,744 0.2
 Same county 410,202 28.8   Ukrainian 2,106 0.1
 Different county 309,017 21.7   United States or American 65,198 4.2
  Same state 242,304 17.0   Welsh 9,372 0.6
  Different state 66,713 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3,032 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 40,330 2.8   Other ancestries 787,900 51.0
 
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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