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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Stanislaus 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 446,997 100.0
      enrolled in school 136,838 100.0   Native 365,382 81.7
Nursery school, preschool 6,441 4.7       Born in United States 362,170 81.0
Kindergarten 7,998 5.8           State of residence 280,069 62.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 66,432 48.5           Different state 82,101 18.4
High school (grades 9-12) 31,847 23.3       Born outside United States 3,212 0.7
College or graduate school 24,120 17.6   Foreign born 81,615 18.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 27,701 6.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 30,603 6.8
  Population 25 years and over 264,578 100.0       Not a citizen 51,012 11.4
Less than 9th grade 36,135 13.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 42,292 16.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 68,945 26.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 81,615 100.0
Some college, no degree 62,493 23.6   Europe 7,363 9.0
Associate degree 17,534 6.6   Asia 16,979 20.8
Bachelor's degree 25,454 9.6   Africa 426 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 11,725 4.4   Oceania 2,510 3.1
        Latin America 53,446 65.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.4 (X)   Northern America 891 1.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 411,833 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 330,444 100.0   English only 278,370 67.6
Never married 84,955 25.7   Language other than English 133,463 32.4
Now married, except separated 184,054 55.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 64,318 15.6
Separated 7,863 2.4   Spanish 97,137 23.6
Widowed 19,327 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48,468 11.8
 Female 15,952 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 17,166 4.2
Divorced 34,245 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,582 1.6
 Female 19,671 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11,478 2.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,006 1.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 446,997 100.0
           under 18 years 12,494 100.0     Total ancestries reported 456,262 102.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,894 39.2   Arab 1,315 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,065 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,896 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 308,053 100.0   Dutch 9,007 2.0
Civilian veterans 32,806 10.6   English 33,479 7.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 9,845 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,369 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 46,445 10.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 124,183 100.0   Greek 1,675 0.4
With a disability 10,213 8.2   Hungarian 670 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 239,413 100.0   Irish¹ 35,110 7.9
With a disability 56,530 23.6   Italian 16,953 3.8
 Percent employed 47.1 (X)   Lithuanian 155 0.0
No disability 182,883 76.4   Norwegian 6,228 1.4
 Percent employed 70.5 (X)   Polish 3,360 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 44,639 100.0   Portuguese 22,115 4.9
With a disability 20,948 46.9   Russian 1,290 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 5,235 1.2
        Scottish 5,513 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 134 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 411,833 100.0   Subsaharan African 879 0.2
Same house in 1995 209,340 50.8   Swedish 8,128 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 191,487 46.5   Swiss 2,557 0.6
 Same county 128,082 31.1   Ukrainian 745 0.2
 Different county 63,405 15.4   United States or American 22,295 5.0
  Same state 52,374 12.7   Welsh 2,359 0.5
  Different state 11,031 2.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 245 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 11,006 2.7   Other ancestries 215,195 48.1
 
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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