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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Garfield 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 43,791 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,894 100.0   Native 39,228 89.6
Nursery school, preschool 776 7.1       Born in United States 38,992 89.0
Kindergarten 537 4.9           State of residence 17,399 39.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,229 48.0           Different state 21,593 49.3
High school (grades 9-12) 2,676 24.6       Born outside United States 236 0.5
College or graduate school 1,676 15.4   Foreign born 4,563 10.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,789 6.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 936 2.1
  Population 25 years and over 27,884 100.0       Not a citizen 3,627 8.3
Less than 9th grade 1,633 5.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,451 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,499 26.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,563 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,502 26.9   Europe 431 9.4
Associate degree 2,154 7.7   Asia 79 1.7
Bachelor's degree 4,918 17.6   Africa 9 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,727 6.2   Oceania 25 0.5
        Latin America 3,878 85.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.4 (X)   Northern America 141 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 40,474 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,930 100.0   English only 34,217 84.5
Never married 7,613 22.4   Language other than English 6,257 15.5
Now married, except separated 20,085 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,191 7.9
Separated 536 1.6   Spanish 5,603 13.8
Widowed 1,318 3.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,038 7.5
 Female 958 2.8   Other Indo-European languages 509 1.3
Divorced 4,378 12.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 0.2
 Female 2,352 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 64 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 43,791 100.0
           under 18 years 570 100.0     Total ancestries reported 47,859 109.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 247 43.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 416 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 443 1.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,864 100.0   Dutch 997 2.3
Civilian veterans 4,040 12.7   English 5,921 13.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,845 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 425 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,147 20.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,301 100.0   Greek 124 0.3
With a disability 673 6.5   Hungarian 269 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,098 100.0   Irish¹ 6,080 13.9
With a disability 3,875 14.8   Italian 2,417 5.5
 Percent employed 64.0 (X)   Lithuanian 36 0.1
No disability 22,223 85.2   Norwegian 1,626 3.7
 Percent employed 81.7 (X)   Polish 815 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 3,483 100.0   Portuguese 45 0.1
With a disability 1,140 32.7   Russian 248 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,107 2.5
        Scottish 1,161 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 27 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 40,474 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.0
Same house in 1995 16,132 39.9   Swedish 1,089 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 22,975 56.8   Swiss 185 0.4
 Same county 11,054 27.3   Ukrainian 44 0.1
 Different county 11,921 29.5   United States or American 2,432 5.6
  Same state 5,712 14.1   Welsh 496 1.1
  Different state 6,209 15.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,367 3.4   Other ancestries 10,452 23.9
 
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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