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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kauai 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 58,463 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,881 100.0   Native 50,889 87.0
Nursery school, preschool 873 5.9       Born in United States 50,230 85.9
Kindergarten 742 5.0           State of residence 36,237 62.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,489 50.3           Different state 13,993 23.9
High school (grades 9-12) 4,041 27.2       Born outside United States 659 1.1
College or graduate school 1,736 11.7   Foreign born 7,574 13.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,065 3.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,806 8.2
  Population 25 years and over 38,872 100.0       Not a citizen 2,768 4.7
Less than 9th grade 3,440 8.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,064 7.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,546 29.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,574 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,714 25.0   Europe 386 5.1
Associate degree 3,557 9.2   Asia 6,572 86.8
Bachelor's degree 5,168 13.3   Africa 49 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 2,383 6.1   Oceania 230 3.0
        Latin America 135 1.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.3 (X)   Northern America 202 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 54,822 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 45,849 100.0   English only 44,111 80.5
Never married 12,461 27.2   Language other than English 10,711 19.5
Now married, except separated 25,019 54.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,787 8.7
Separated 736 1.6   Spanish 620 1.1
Widowed 3,147 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 170 0.3
 Female 2,658 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 562 1.0
Divorced 4,486 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.2
 Female 2,354 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9,486 17.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,522 8.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 58,463 100.0
           under 18 years 2,429 100.0     Total ancestries reported 66,575 113.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 760 31.3   Arab 90 0.2
        Czech¹ 163 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 213 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 42,954 100.0   Dutch 389 0.7
Civilian veterans 5,688 13.2   English 3,150 5.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,062 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 211 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,889 6.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,688 100.0   Greek 84 0.1
With a disability 903 6.6   Hungarian 160 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 32,761 100.0   Irish¹ 2,852 4.9
With a disability 6,492 19.8   Italian 1,623 2.8
 Percent employed 65.0 (X)   Lithuanian 24 0.0
No disability 26,269 80.2   Norwegian 525 0.9
 Percent employed 76.5 (X)   Polish 548 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 7,980 100.0   Portuguese 3,951 6.8
With a disability 3,267 40.9   Russian 296 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 483 0.8
        Scottish 806 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 54,822 100.0   Subsaharan African 17 0.0
Same house in 1995 34,402 62.8   Swedish 559 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,392 35.4   Swiss 59 0.1
 Same county 12,604 23.0   Ukrainian 47 0.1
 Different county 6,788 12.4   United States or American 643 1.1
  Same state 2,254 4.1   Welsh 241 0.4
  Different state 4,534 8.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,028 1.9   Other ancestries 44,465 76.1
 
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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