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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dolores 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 1,844 100.0
      enrolled in school 365 100.0   Native 1,827 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 20 5.5       Born in United States 1,809 98.1
Kindergarten 15 4.1           State of residence 831 45.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 182 49.9           Different state 978 53.0
High school (grades 9-12) 115 31.5       Born outside United States 18 1.0
College or graduate school 33 9.0   Foreign born 17 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 1,323 100.0       Not a citizen 12 0.7
Less than 9th grade 94 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 223 16.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 440 33.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 17 100.0
Some college, no degree 318 24.0   Europe 3 17.6
Associate degree 69 5.2   Asia 3 17.6
Bachelor's degree 133 10.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 46 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 11 64.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,750 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,521 100.0   English only 1,650 94.3
Never married 287 18.9   Language other than English 100 5.7
Now married, except separated 925 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 2.1
Separated 29 1.9   Spanish 59 3.4
Widowed 105 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.9
 Female 85 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 7 0.4
Divorced 175 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.2
 Female 87 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 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 1,844 100.0
           under 18 years 38 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,728 93.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 17 44.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 54 2.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,444 100.0   Dutch 34 1.8
Civilian veterans 217 15.0   English 267 14.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 57 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 327 17.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 347 100.0   Greek 5 0.3
With a disability 27 7.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,081 100.0   Irish¹ 230 12.5
With a disability 181 16.7   Italian 43 2.3
 Percent employed 42.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 900 83.3   Norwegian 44 2.4
 Percent employed 73.3 (X)   Polish 21 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 322 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 179 55.6   Russian 11 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 35 1.9
        Scottish 20 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,750 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 974 55.7   Swedish 53 2.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 763 43.6   Swiss 7 0.4
 Same county 249 14.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 514 29.4   United States or American 178 9.7
  Same state 263 15.0   Welsh 19 1.0
  Different state 251 14.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 13 0.7   Other ancestries 313 17.0
 
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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