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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Canyon 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 131,441 100.0
      enrolled in school 35,560 100.0   Native 120,081 91.4
Nursery school, preschool 1,954 5.5       Born in United States 119,110 90.6
Kindergarten 2,306 6.5           State of residence 62,393 47.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 17,635 49.6           Different state 56,717 43.2
High school (grades 9-12) 8,154 22.9       Born outside United States 971 0.7
College or graduate school 5,511 15.5   Foreign born 11,360 8.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5,496 4.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,322 2.5
  Population 25 years and over 76,619 100.0       Not a citizen 8,038 6.1
Less than 9th grade 8,290 10.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,081 13.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 23,239 30.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 11,360 100.0
Some college, no degree 19,356 25.3   Europe 876 7.7
Associate degree 4,238 5.5   Asia 730 6.4
Bachelor's degree 7,903 10.3   Africa 28 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 3,512 4.6   Oceania 96 0.8
        Latin America 9,407 82.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.0 (X)   Northern America 223 2.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 119,519 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 97,385 100.0   English only 98,451 82.4
Never married 21,093 21.7   Language other than English 21,068 17.6
Now married, except separated 59,231 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,956 8.3
Separated 1,607 1.7   Spanish 18,643 15.6
Widowed 5,236 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,166 7.7
 Female 4,325 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 1,395 1.2
Divorced 10,218 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 365 0.3
 Female 5,743 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 834 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 342 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 131,441 100.0
           under 18 years 2,392 100.0     Total ancestries reported 129,176 98.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,094 45.7   Arab 127 0.1
        Czech¹ 736 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,111 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 90,560 100.0   Dutch 3,033 2.3
Civilian veterans 11,730 13.0   English 17,735 13.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,204 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 548 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 21,368 16.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 34,653 100.0   Greek 143 0.1
With a disability 2,660 7.7   Hungarian 173 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 69,698 100.0   Irish¹ 11,952 9.1
With a disability 12,467 17.9   Italian 2,474 1.9
 Percent employed 59.5 (X)   Lithuanian 99 0.1
No disability 57,231 82.1   Norwegian 3,232 2.5
 Percent employed 79.6 (X)   Polish 960 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 13,697 100.0   Portuguese 357 0.3
With a disability 6,402 46.7   Russian 315 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,227 1.7
        Scottish 3,511 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 119,519 100.0   Subsaharan African 46 0.0
Same house in 1995 54,153 45.3   Swedish 3,403 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 62,976 52.7   Swiss 917 0.7
 Same county 31,847 26.6   Ukrainian 54 0.0
 Different county 31,129 26.0   United States or American 10,134 7.7
  Same state 14,542 12.2   Welsh 1,124 0.9
  Different state 16,587 13.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 35 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2,390 2.0   Other ancestries 39,151 29.8
 
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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