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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Boise 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 6,670 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,611 100.0   Native 6,510 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 119 7.4       Born in United States 6,450 96.7
Kindergarten 63 3.9           State of residence 2,951 44.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 829 51.5           Different state 3,499 52.5
High school (grades 9-12) 435 27.0       Born outside United States 60 0.9
College or graduate school 165 10.2   Foreign born 160 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 68 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 60 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 4,547 100.0       Not a citizen 100 1.5
Less than 9th grade 148 3.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 473 10.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,478 32.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 160 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,237 27.2   Europe 54 33.8
Associate degree 305 6.7   Asia 7 4.4
Bachelor's degree 594 13.1   Africa 2 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 312 6.9   Oceania 2 1.3
        Latin America 73 45.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.3 (X)   Northern America 22 13.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,236 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,229 100.0   English only 5,923 95.0
Never married 871 16.7   Language other than English 313 5.0
Now married, except separated 3,406 65.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 125 2.0
Separated 64 1.2   Spanish 189 3.0
Widowed 227 4.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 1.7
 Female 167 3.2   Other Indo-European languages 94 1.5
Divorced 661 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.2
 Female 295 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 18 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,670 100.0
           under 18 years 111 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,564 98.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 66 59.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 40 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 102 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,843 100.0   Dutch 154 2.3
Civilian veterans 942 19.5   English 981 14.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 235 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 59 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,233 18.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,480 100.0   Greek 14 0.2
With a disability 126 8.5   Hungarian 11 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,952 100.0   Irish¹ 809 12.1
With a disability 762 19.3   Italian 117 1.8
 Percent employed 55.6 (X)   Lithuanian 10 0.1
No disability 3,190 80.7   Norwegian 193 2.9
 Percent employed 75.9 (X)   Polish 88 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 741 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.1
With a disability 308 41.6   Russian 18 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 143 2.1
        Scottish 264 4.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 6,236 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.1
Same house in 1995 3,180 51.0   Swedish 187 2.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,964 47.5   Swiss 46 0.7
 Same county 660 10.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,304 36.9   United States or American 681 10.2
  Same state 1,375 22.0   Welsh 91 1.4
  Different state 929 14.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 92 1.5   Other ancestries 1,062 15.9
 
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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