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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Denver 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 554,636 100.0
      enrolled in school 130,485 100.0   Native 458,035 82.6
Nursery school, preschool 8,268 6.3       Born in United States 452,118 81.5
Kindergarten 7,345 5.6           State of residence 222,531 40.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 53,341 40.9           Different state 229,587 41.4
High school (grades 9-12) 23,222 17.8       Born outside United States 5,917 1.1
College or graduate school 38,309 29.4   Foreign born 96,601 17.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 60,316 10.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 22,144 4.0
  Population 25 years and over 374,478 100.0       Not a citizen 74,457 13.4
Less than 9th grade 34,253 9.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 44,781 12.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 74,922 20.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 96,601 100.0
Some college, no degree 73,090 19.5   Europe 10,158 10.5
Associate degree 18,367 4.9   Asia 12,893 13.3
Bachelor's degree 82,750 22.1   Africa 3,385 3.5
Graduate or professional degree 46,315 12.4   Oceania 469 0.5
        Latin America 68,115 70.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.9 (X)   Northern America 1,581 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 34.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 517,349 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 451,498 100.0   English only 377,881 73.0
Never married 162,109 35.9   Language other than English 139,468 27.0
Now married, except separated 195,070 43.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 75,498 14.6
Separated 10,588 2.3   Spanish 108,889 21.0
Widowed 26,412 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62,690 12.1
 Female 21,272 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 15,090 2.9
Divorced 57,319 12.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,002 1.0
 Female 32,494 7.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10,762 2.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,174 1.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 554,636 100.0
           under 18 years 11,428 100.0     Total ancestries reported 588,847 106.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,710 41.2   Arab 2,193 0.4
        Czech¹ 3,174 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,379 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 433,596 100.0   Dutch 8,133 1.5
Civilian veterans 48,558 11.2   English 45,841 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,622 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,625 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 76,686 13.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 104,835 100.0   Greek 2,321 0.4
With a disability 10,584 10.1   Hungarian 2,039 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 346,164 100.0   Irish¹ 53,171 9.6
With a disability 70,306 20.3   Italian 19,333 3.5
 Percent employed 58.9 (X)   Lithuanian 1,213 0.2
No disability 275,858 79.7   Norwegian 8,643 1.6
 Percent employed 79.0 (X)   Polish 11,055 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 60,016 100.0   Portuguese 817 0.1
With a disability 25,053 41.7   Russian 7,785 1.4
        Scotch-Irish 8,810 1.6
        Scottish 11,046 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 617 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 517,349 100.0   Subsaharan African 5,775 1.0
Same house in 1995 220,801 42.7   Swedish 10,158 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 262,354 50.7   Swiss 1,877 0.3
 Same county 125,795 24.3   Ukrainian 1,570 0.3
 Different county 136,559 26.4   United States or American 18,640 3.4
  Same state 64,503 12.5   Welsh 4,039 0.7
  Different state 72,056 13.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 672 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 34,194 6.6   Other ancestries 263,613 47.5
 
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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