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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: San Bernardino 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 1,709,434 100.0
      enrolled in school 555,363 100.0   Native 1,390,787 81.4
Nursery school, preschool 26,350 4.7       Born in United States 1,372,678 80.3
Kindergarten 32,949 5.9           State of residence 988,964 57.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 264,664 47.7           Different state 383,714 22.4
High school (grades 9-12) 123,138 22.2       Born outside United States 18,109 1.1
College or graduate school 108,262 19.5   Foreign born 318,647 18.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 98,267 5.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 120,983 7.1
  Population 25 years and over 983,273 100.0       Not a citizen 197,664 11.6
Less than 9th grade 102,229 10.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 151,365 15.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 246,155 25.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 318,647 100.0
Some college, no degree 252,654 25.7   Europe 17,536 5.5
Associate degree 74,289 7.6   Asia 61,071 19.2
Bachelor's degree 102,339 10.4   Africa 4,475 1.4
Graduate or professional degree 54,242 5.5   Oceania 2,022 0.6
        Latin America 228,510 71.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.2 (X)   Northern America 5,033 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,568,725 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,243,149 100.0   English only 1,035,292 66.0
Never married 344,172 27.7   Language other than English 533,433 34.0
Now married, except separated 679,274 54.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 240,549 15.3
Separated 34,050 2.7   Spanish 434,445 27.7
Widowed 64,900 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 201,771 12.9
 Female 51,159 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 31,267 2.0
Divorced 120,753 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,670 0.6
 Female 70,614 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 57,641 3.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 26,867 1.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,709,434 100.0
           under 18 years 54,327 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,782,561 104.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 19,737 36.3   Arab 8,894 0.5
        Czech¹ 5,179 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8,333 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,143,930 100.0   Dutch 27,592 1.6
Civilian veterans 140,439 12.3   English 120,259 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 42,763 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7,941 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 177,505 10.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 484,503 100.0   Greek 4,246 0.2
With a disability 37,150 7.7   Hungarian 6,019 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 901,171 100.0   Irish¹ 127,536 7.5
With a disability 200,310 22.2   Italian 62,432 3.7
 Percent employed 52.2 (X)   Lithuanian 1,554 0.1
No disability 700,861 77.8   Norwegian 19,363 1.1
 Percent employed 70.2 (X)   Polish 21,396 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 141,475 100.0   Portuguese 6,378 0.4
With a disability 65,233 46.1   Russian 7,953 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 21,528 1.3
        Scottish 22,883 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,028 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 1,568,725 100.0   Subsaharan African 10,720 0.6
Same house in 1995 756,283 48.2   Swedish 21,514 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 769,914 49.1   Swiss 3,698 0.2
 Same county 468,659 29.9   Ukrainian 1,850 0.1
 Different county 301,255 19.2   United States or American 68,605 4.0
  Same state 229,707 14.6   Welsh 8,699 0.5
  Different state 71,548 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3,990 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 42,528 2.7   Other ancestries 962,703 56.3
 
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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