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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: San Benito 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 53,234 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,010 100.0   Native 43,208 81.2
Nursery school, preschool 860 5.4       Born in United States 42,447 79.7
Kindergarten 1,023 6.4           State of residence 33,432 62.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,003 50.0           Different state 9,015 16.9
High school (grades 9-12) 3,554 22.2       Born outside United States 761 1.4
College or graduate school 2,570 16.1   Foreign born 10,026 18.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,069 7.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,282 6.2
  Population 25 years and over 31,401 100.0       Not a citizen 6,744 12.7
Less than 9th grade 4,158 13.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,718 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,278 23.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 10,026 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,554 27.2   Europe 429 4.3
Associate degree 2,322 7.4   Asia 608 6.1
Bachelor's degree 3,773 12.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,598 5.1   Oceania 94 0.9
        Latin America 8,771 87.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.9 (X)   Northern America 124 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 48,623 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 38,564 100.0   English only 30,248 62.2
Never married 9,411 24.4   Language other than English 18,375 37.8
Now married, except separated 23,709 61.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,633 17.8
Separated 597 1.5   Spanish 17,005 35.0
Widowed 1,441 3.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,156 16.8
 Female 1,126 2.9   Other Indo-European languages 769 1.6
Divorced 3,406 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 166 0.3
 Female 1,912 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 580 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 308 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 53,234 100.0
           under 18 years 1,651 100.0     Total ancestries reported 55,953 105.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 467 28.3   Arab 148 0.3
        Czech¹ 188 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 369 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,140 100.0   Dutch 494 0.9
Civilian veterans 3,708 10.3   English 3,295 6.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,120 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 155 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,148 9.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,436 100.0   Greek 56 0.1
With a disability 1,132 7.8   Hungarian 132 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 29,858 100.0   Irish¹ 4,494 8.4
With a disability 5,625 18.8   Italian 3,229 6.1
 Percent employed 59.5 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 24,233 81.2   Norwegian 704 1.3
 Percent employed 74.1 (X)   Polish 370 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 4,124 100.0   Portuguese 1,760 3.3
With a disability 1,509 36.6   Russian 190 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 569 1.1
        Scottish 945 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 48,623 100.0   Subsaharan African 56 0.1
Same house in 1995 23,985 49.3   Swedish 658 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 22,880 47.1   Swiss 320 0.6
 Same county 10,616 21.8   Ukrainian 40 0.1
 Different county 12,264 25.2   United States or American 1,943 3.6
  Same state 10,872 22.4   Welsh 284 0.5
  Different state 1,392 2.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 62 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,758 3.6   Other ancestries 29,206 54.9
 
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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