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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Orange 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 896,344 100.0
      enrolled in school 248,040 100.0   Native 767,440 85.6
Nursery school, preschool 16,808 6.8       Born in United States 705,813 78.7
Kindergarten 13,551 5.5           State of residence 290,793 32.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 103,939 41.9           Different state 415,020 46.3
High school (grades 9-12) 49,587 20.0       Born outside United States 61,627 6.9
College or graduate school 64,155 25.9   Foreign born 128,904 14.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 59,033 6.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 53,651 6.0
  Population 25 years and over 574,101 100.0       Not a citizen 75,253 8.4
Less than 9th grade 31,431 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 73,160 12.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 148,006 25.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 128,904 100.0
Some college, no degree 125,076 21.8   Europe 13,547 10.5
Associate degree 46,419 8.1   Asia 23,739 18.4
Bachelor's degree 104,818 18.3   Africa 3,710 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 45,191 7.9   Oceania 313 0.2
        Latin America 83,648 64.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.8 (X)   Northern America 3,947 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 835,287 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 705,912 100.0   English only 622,997 74.6
Never married 214,910 30.4   Language other than English 212,290 25.4
Now married, except separated 355,270 50.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 87,269 10.4
Separated 19,485 2.8   Spanish 144,579 17.3
Widowed 36,918 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 59,817 7.2
 Female 30,077 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 45,145 5.4
Divorced 79,329 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17,092 2.0
 Female 45,523 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17,449 2.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,731 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 896,344 100.0
           under 18 years 21,432 100.0     Total ancestries reported 914,252 102.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 9,506 44.4   Arab 6,234 0.7
        Czech¹ 3,285 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,728 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 670,352 100.0   Dutch 11,934 1.3
Civilian veterans 84,940 12.7   English 77,081 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 22,775 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6,843 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 100,657 11.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 204,803 100.0   Greek 2,994 0.3
With a disability 18,861 9.2   Hungarian 4,189 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 532,307 100.0   Irish¹ 86,917 9.7
With a disability 110,053 20.7   Italian 47,701 5.3
 Percent employed 63.3 (X)   Lithuanian 1,559 0.2
No disability 422,254 79.3   Norwegian 6,681 0.7
 Percent employed 79.0 (X)   Polish 19,510 2.2
     Population 65 years and over 85,474 100.0   Portuguese 2,648 0.3
With a disability 36,917 43.2   Russian 5,807 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 12,762 1.4
        Scottish 16,640 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,783 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 835,287 100.0   Subsaharan African 7,673 0.9
Same house in 1995 352,921 42.3   Swedish 7,658 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 431,983 51.7   Swiss 1,798 0.2
 Same county 218,994 26.2   Ukrainian 2,044 0.2
 Different county 212,989 25.5   United States or American 66,142 7.4
  Same state 97,349 11.7   Welsh 5,029 0.6
  Different state 115,640 13.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 34,686 3.9
Elsewhere in 1995 50,383 6.0   Other ancestries 348,494 38.9
 
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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