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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Yuma 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 9,841 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,574 100.0   Native 9,063 92.1
Nursery school, preschool 190 7.4       Born in United States 9,023 91.7
Kindergarten 170 6.6           State of residence 6,243 63.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,283 49.8           Different state 2,780 28.2
High school (grades 9-12) 706 27.4       Born outside United States 40 0.4
College or graduate school 225 8.7   Foreign born 778 7.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 510 5.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 133 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 6,340 100.0       Not a citizen 645 6.6
Less than 9th grade 639 10.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 659 10.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,146 33.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 778 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,467 23.1   Europe 46 5.9
Associate degree 444 7.0   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 729 11.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 256 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 729 93.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.5 (X)   Northern America 3 0.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,192 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,627 100.0   English only 8,138 88.5
Never married 1,475 19.3   Language other than English 1,054 11.5
Now married, except separated 4,832 63.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 584 6.4
Separated 102 1.3   Spanish 962 10.5
Widowed 647 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 558 6.1
 Female 542 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 88 1.0
Divorced 571 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.3
 Female 325 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,841 100.0
           under 18 years 98 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,972 101.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 45 45.9   Arab 11 0.1
        Czech¹ 90 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 166 1.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,051 100.0   Dutch 250 2.5
Civilian veterans 889 12.6   English 1,107 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 147 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 40 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,261 33.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,453 100.0   Greek 24 0.2
With a disability 146 6.0   Hungarian 6 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,148 100.0   Irish¹ 1,121 11.4
With a disability 949 18.4   Italian 173 1.8
 Percent employed 59.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,199 81.6   Norwegian 147 1.5
 Percent employed 83.4 (X)   Polish 109 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,460 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.1
With a disability 585 40.1   Russian 62 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 145 1.5
        Scottish 148 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,192 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,264 57.3   Swedish 326 3.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,594 39.1   Swiss 49 0.5
 Same county 1,770 19.3   Ukrainian 20 0.2
 Different county 1,824 19.8   United States or American 774 7.9
  Same state 1,152 12.5   Welsh 37 0.4
  Different state 672 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 334 3.6   Other ancestries 1,751 17.8
 
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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