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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Archuleta 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 9,898 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,222 100.0   Native 9,608 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 106 4.8       Born in United States 9,561 96.6
Kindergarten 152 6.8           State of residence 2,915 29.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,172 52.7           Different state 6,646 67.1
High school (grades 9-12) 651 29.3       Born outside United States 47 0.5
College or graduate school 141 6.3   Foreign born 290 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 99 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 158 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 6,821 100.0       Not a citizen 132 1.3
Less than 9th grade 256 3.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 611 9.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,829 26.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 290 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,790 26.2   Europe 151 52.1
Associate degree 356 5.2   Asia 5 1.7
Bachelor's degree 1,331 19.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 648 9.5   Oceania 5 1.7
        Latin America 103 35.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.3 (X)   Northern America 26 9.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 29.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,359 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,885 100.0   English only 8,241 88.1
Never married 1,443 18.3   Language other than English 1,118 11.9
Now married, except separated 4,997 63.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 280 3.0
Separated 144 1.8   Spanish 924 9.9
Widowed 325 4.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 232 2.5
 Female 264 3.3   Other Indo-European languages 169 1.8
Divorced 976 12.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.4
 Female 535 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,898 100.0
           under 18 years 146 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,730 108.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 87 59.6   Arab 22 0.2
        Czech¹ 67 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 68 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,398 100.0   Dutch 272 2.7
Civilian veterans 1,205 16.3   English 1,360 13.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 361 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 68 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,346 23.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,253 100.0   Greek 20 0.2
With a disability 204 9.1   Hungarian 14 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,912 100.0   Irish¹ 1,421 14.4
With a disability 1,363 23.1   Italian 416 4.2
 Percent employed 63.4 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 4,549 76.9   Norwegian 200 2.0
 Percent employed 73.8 (X)   Polish 147 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,133 100.0   Portuguese 45 0.5
With a disability 372 32.8   Russian 96 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 249 2.5
        Scottish 210 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 9,359 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,935 42.0   Swedish 151 1.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,367 57.3   Swiss 31 0.3
 Same county 1,890 20.2   Ukrainian 35 0.4
 Different county 3,477 37.2   United States or American 384 3.9
  Same state 918 9.8   Welsh 88 0.9
  Different state 2,559 27.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 57 0.6   Other ancestries 2,641 26.7
 
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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