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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gunnison 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 13,956 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,697 100.0   Native 13,546 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 223 4.7       Born in United States 13,367 95.8
Kindergarten 186 4.0           State of residence 5,257 37.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,107 23.6           Different state 8,110 58.1
High school (grades 9-12) 625 13.3       Born outside United States 179 1.3
College or graduate school 2,556 54.4   Foreign born 410 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 211 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 147 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 8,504 100.0       Not a citizen 263 1.9
Less than 9th grade 227 2.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 275 3.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,512 17.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 410 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,447 28.8   Europe 176 42.9
Associate degree 336 4.0   Asia 21 5.1
Bachelor's degree 2,680 31.5   Africa 17 4.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,027 12.1   Oceania 24 5.9
        Latin America 139 33.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 94.1 (X)   Northern America 33 8.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 43.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,306 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,908 100.0   English only 12,428 93.4
Never married 5,049 42.4   Language other than English 878 6.6
Now married, except separated 5,438 45.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 361 2.7
Separated 135 1.1   Spanish 558 4.2
Widowed 382 3.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 246 1.8
 Female 278 2.3   Other Indo-European languages 307 2.3
Divorced 904 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 113 0.8
 Female 437 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 13 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,956 100.0
           under 18 years 48 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,485 111.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4 8.3   Arab 13 0.1
        Czech¹ 149 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 99 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,444 100.0   Dutch 356 2.6
Civilian veterans 1,150 10.0   English 2,032 14.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 571 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 75 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,053 21.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,235 100.0   Greek 80 0.6
With a disability 299 9.2   Hungarian 84 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,094 100.0   Irish¹ 2,121 15.2
With a disability 686 7.5   Italian 841 6.0
 Percent employed 64.7 (X)   Lithuanian 38 0.3
No disability 8,408 92.5   Norwegian 421 3.0
 Percent employed 80.8 (X)   Polish 475 3.4
     Population 65 years and over 938 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.1
With a disability 312 33.3   Russian 165 1.2
        Scotch-Irish 536 3.8
        Scottish 606 4.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 20 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 13,306 100.0   Subsaharan African 17 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,902 36.8   Swedish 463 3.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,210 61.7   Swiss 119 0.9
 Same county 3,371 25.3   Ukrainian 60 0.4
 Different county 4,839 36.4   United States or American 738 5.3
  Same state 1,965 14.8   Welsh 260 1.9
  Different state 2,874 21.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 194 1.5   Other ancestries 2,076 14.9
 
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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