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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: San Diego 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 2,813,833 100.0
      enrolled in school 827,975 100.0   Native 2,207,579 78.5
Nursery school, preschool 46,024 5.6       Born in United States 2,162,217 76.8
Kindergarten 43,227 5.2           State of residence 1,235,991 43.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 336,952 40.7           Different state 926,226 32.9
High school (grades 9-12) 159,655 19.3       Born outside United States 45,362 1.6
College or graduate school 242,117 29.2   Foreign born 606,254 21.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 215,502 7.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 250,125 8.9
  Population 25 years and over 1,773,327 100.0       Not a citizen 356,129 12.7
Less than 9th grade 140,733 7.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 168,116 9.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 352,040 19.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 606,254 100.0
Some college, no degree 454,254 25.6   Europe 57,355 9.5
Associate degree 134,673 7.6   Asia 197,767 32.6
Bachelor's degree 330,993 18.7   Africa 11,905 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 192,518 10.9   Oceania 3,414 0.6
        Latin America 321,782 53.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.6 (X)   Northern America 14,031 2.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 29.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,617,718 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,202,589 100.0   English only 1,752,737 67.0
Never married 664,163 30.2   Language other than English 864,981 33.0
Now married, except separated 1,145,754 52.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 391,630 15.0
Separated 50,633 2.3   Spanish 573,649 21.9
Widowed 116,515 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 273,578 10.5
 Female 94,364 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 80,143 3.1
Divorced 225,524 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21,991 0.8
 Female 133,468 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 185,810 7.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 86,320 3.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 2,813,833 100.0
           under 18 years 65,531 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,062,951 108.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 21,244 32.4   Arab 18,747 0.7
        Czech¹ 14,233 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 18,174 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,005,614 100.0   Dutch 36,844 1.3
Civilian veterans 292,034 14.6   English 253,199 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 79,018 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17,524 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 353,270 12.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 639,565 100.0   Greek 12,044 0.4
With a disability 45,154 7.1   Hungarian 13,857 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,562,025 100.0   Irish¹ 269,516 9.6
With a disability 279,231 17.9   Italian 133,304 4.7
 Percent employed 57.2 (X)   Lithuanian 6,038 0.2
No disability 1,282,794 82.1   Norwegian 47,692 1.7
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 57,628 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 304,413 100.0   Portuguese 15,990 0.6
With a disability 124,205 40.8   Russian 31,076 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 44,030 1.6
        Scottish 55,577 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3,261 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 2,617,718 100.0   Subsaharan African 18,878 0.7
Same house in 1995 1,181,429 45.1   Swedish 45,872 1.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,327,467 50.7   Swiss 9,784 0.3
 Same county 903,149 34.5   Ukrainian 6,343 0.2
 Different county 424,318 16.2   United States or American 106,116 3.8
  Same state 184,746 7.1   Welsh 19,294 0.7
  Different state 239,572 9.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5,174 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 108,822 4.2   Other ancestries 1,370,468 48.7
 
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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