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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Eagle 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 41,659 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,194 100.0   Native 34,085 81.8
Nursery school, preschool 787 8.6       Born in United States 33,672 80.8
Kindergarten 741 8.1           State of residence 11,571 27.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,237 46.1           Different state 22,101 53.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,804 19.6       Born outside United States 413 1.0
College or graduate school 1,625 17.7   Foreign born 7,574 18.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5,203 12.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,234 3.0
  Population 25 years and over 27,178 100.0       Not a citizen 6,340 15.2
Less than 9th grade 1,956 7.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,684 6.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,490 16.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,574 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,665 20.8   Europe 798 10.5
Associate degree 1,797 6.6   Asia 275 3.6
Bachelor's degree 8,887 32.7   Africa 52 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 2,699 9.9   Oceania 237 3.1
        Latin America 5,992 79.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.6 (X)   Northern America 220 2.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 42.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,770 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,334 100.0   English only 29,201 75.3
Never married 12,460 37.4   Language other than English 9,569 24.7
Now married, except separated 17,009 51.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,161 13.3
Separated 351 1.1   Spanish 8,081 20.8
Widowed 380 1.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,788 12.3
 Female 314 0.9   Other Indo-European languages 1,272 3.3
Divorced 3,134 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 315 0.8
 Female 1,530 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 163 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 41,659 100.0
           under 18 years 394 100.0     Total ancestries reported 44,480 106.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 125 31.7   Arab 121 0.3
        Czech¹ 459 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 318 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,891 100.0   Dutch 501 1.2
Civilian veterans 2,380 7.5   English 4,831 11.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,496 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 299 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,377 17.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,315 100.0   Greek 180 0.4
With a disability 625 7.5   Hungarian 195 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 29,232 100.0   Irish¹ 5,173 12.4
With a disability 3,024 10.3   Italian 1,728 4.1
 Percent employed 75.2 (X)   Lithuanian 61 0.1
No disability 26,208 89.7   Norwegian 1,229 3.0
 Percent employed 83.6 (X)   Polish 1,081 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,161 100.0   Portuguese 64 0.2
With a disability 358 30.8   Russian 594 1.4
        Scotch-Irish 640 1.5
        Scottish 1,199 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 73 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 38,770 100.0   Subsaharan African 55 0.1
Same house in 1995 13,556 35.0   Swedish 1,182 2.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,870 56.4   Swiss 223 0.5
 Same county 9,290 24.0   Ukrainian 126 0.3
 Different county 12,580 32.4   United States or American 2,087 5.0
  Same state 4,204 10.8   Welsh 374 0.9
  Different state 8,376 21.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 39 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,344 8.6   Other ancestries 12,775 30.7
 
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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