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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Teller 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 20,555 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,228 100.0   Native 20,184 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 384 7.3       Born in United States 19,801 96.3
Kindergarten 344 6.6           State of residence 5,257 25.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,539 48.6           Different state 14,544 70.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,326 25.4       Born outside United States 383 1.9
College or graduate school 635 12.1   Foreign born 371 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 15 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 249 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 14,240 100.0       Not a citizen 122 0.6
Less than 9th grade 212 1.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 640 4.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,345 23.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 371 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,201 29.5   Europe 236 63.6
Associate degree 1,335 9.4   Asia 62 16.7
Bachelor's degree 3,068 21.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,439 10.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 41 11.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 94.0 (X)   Northern America 32 8.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 31.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,399 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,272 100.0   English only 18,623 96.0
Never married 2,916 17.9   Language other than English 776 4.0
Now married, except separated 10,765 66.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 144 0.7
Separated 265 1.6   Spanish 323 1.7
Widowed 527 3.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 99 0.5
 Female 408 2.5   Other Indo-European languages 383 2.0
Divorced 1,799 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.2
 Female 1,059 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 26 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,555 100.0
           under 18 years 315 100.0     Total ancestries reported 23,259 113.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 90 28.6   Arab 34 0.2
        Czech¹ 208 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 176 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,174 100.0   Dutch 518 2.5
Civilian veterans 3,014 19.9   English 3,260 15.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 852 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 187 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,040 24.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,799 100.0   Greek 51 0.2
With a disability 421 8.8   Hungarian 144 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,956 100.0   Irish¹ 3,084 15.0
With a disability 2,075 16.0   Italian 801 3.9
 Percent employed 61.6 (X)   Lithuanian 23 0.1
No disability 10,881 84.0   Norwegian 431 2.1
 Percent employed 81.5 (X)   Polish 570 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,480 100.0   Portuguese 93 0.5
With a disability 464 31.4   Russian 168 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 627 3.1
        Scottish 785 3.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 44 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 19,399 100.0   Subsaharan African 17 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,024 41.4   Swedish 592 2.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,127 57.4   Swiss 177 0.9
 Same county 2,862 14.8   Ukrainian 23 0.1
 Different county 8,265 42.6   United States or American 1,458 7.1
  Same state 3,937 20.3   Welsh 349 1.7
  Different state 4,328 22.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 248 1.3   Other ancestries 3,538 17.2
 
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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