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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Conejos 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 8,400 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,611 100.0   Native 8,152 97.0
Nursery school, preschool 172 6.6       Born in United States 8,110 96.5
Kindergarten 143 5.5           State of residence 6,733 80.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,282 49.1           Different state 1,377 16.4
High school (grades 9-12) 694 26.6       Born outside United States 42 0.5
College or graduate school 320 12.3   Foreign born 248 3.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 98 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 59 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 4,979 100.0       Not a citizen 189 2.3
Less than 9th grade 774 15.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 617 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,685 33.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 248 100.0
Some college, no degree 975 19.6   Europe 28 11.3
Associate degree 211 4.2   Asia 6 2.4
Bachelor's degree 447 9.0   Africa 1 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 270 5.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 213 85.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,749 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,210 100.0   English only 4,486 57.9
Never married 1,612 26.0   Language other than English 3,263 42.1
Now married, except separated 3,417 55.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 948 12.2
Separated 101 1.6   Spanish 3,219 41.5
Widowed 478 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 944 12.2
 Female 381 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 30 0.4
Divorced 602 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 316 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10 0.1
                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 8,400 100.0
           under 18 years 203 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,639 90.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 102 50.2   Arab 29 0.3
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 405 4.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,704 100.0   Dutch 96 1.1
Civilian veterans 750 13.1   English 877 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 163 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 437 5.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,425 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 145 6.0   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,046 100.0   Irish¹ 261 3.1
With a disability 963 23.8   Italian 59 0.7
 Percent employed 44.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,083 76.2   Norwegian 42 0.5
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 12 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,233 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.2
With a disability 646 52.4   Russian 3 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 132 1.6
        Scottish 83 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,749 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,330 68.8   Swedish 66 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,378 30.7   Swiss 13 0.2
 Same county 1,271 16.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,107 14.3   United States or American 348 4.1
  Same state 656 8.5   Welsh 22 0.3
  Different state 451 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 41 0.5   Other ancestries 4,558 54.3
 
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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