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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pitkin 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 14,872 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,799 100.0   Native 13,255 89.1
Nursery school, preschool 218 7.8       Born in United States 13,130 88.3
Kindergarten 97 3.5           State of residence 3,242 21.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,193 42.6           Different state 9,888 66.5
High school (grades 9-12) 632 22.6       Born outside United States 125 0.8
College or graduate school 659 23.5   Foreign born 1,617 10.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 751 5.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 588 4.0
  Population 25 years and over 11,322 100.0       Not a citizen 1,029 6.9
Less than 9th grade 168 1.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 249 2.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,237 10.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,617 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,610 23.1   Europe 537 33.2
Associate degree 592 5.2   Asia 149 9.2
Bachelor's degree 4,531 40.0   Africa 61 3.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,935 17.1   Oceania 74 4.6
        Latin America 641 39.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 96.3 (X)   Northern America 155 9.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 57.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,260 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,833 100.0   English only 12,535 87.9
Never married 5,049 39.3   Language other than English 1,725 12.1
Now married, except separated 5,697 44.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 620 4.3
Separated 195 1.5   Spanish 962 6.7
Widowed 233 1.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 490 3.4
 Female 165 1.3   Other Indo-European languages 648 4.5
Divorced 1,659 12.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 97 0.7
 Female 916 7.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 64 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,872 100.0
           under 18 years 35 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,330 116.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 0 0.0   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 226 1.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 149 1.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,417 100.0   Dutch 443 3.0
Civilian veterans 1,113 9.0   English 2,564 17.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 694 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 142 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,754 18.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,184 100.0   Greek 87 0.6
With a disability 126 5.8   Hungarian 134 0.9
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,045 100.0   Irish¹ 2,236 15.0
With a disability 1,789 16.2   Italian 848 5.7
 Percent employed 87.8 (X)   Lithuanian 98 0.7
No disability 9,256 83.8   Norwegian 492 3.3
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 404 2.7
     Population 65 years and over 997 100.0   Portuguese 39 0.3
With a disability 133 13.3   Russian 443 3.0
        Scotch-Irish 315 2.1
        Scottish 746 5.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 14,260 100.0   Subsaharan African 92 0.6
Same house in 1995 6,275 44.0   Swedish 450 3.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,299 51.2   Swiss 204 1.4
 Same county 3,347 23.5   Ukrainian 47 0.3
 Different county 3,952 27.7   United States or American 666 4.5
  Same state 1,390 9.7   Welsh 287 1.9
  Different state 2,562 18.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 12 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 686 4.8   Other ancestries 2,742 18.4
 
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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