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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 19,306 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,377 100.0   Native 19,148 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 301 6.9       Born in United States 19,110 99.0
Kindergarten 306 7.0           State of residence 15,457 80.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,187 50.0           Different state 3,653 18.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,112 25.4       Born outside United States 38 0.2
College or graduate school 471 10.8   Foreign born 158 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 69 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 43 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 12,818 100.0       Not a citizen 115 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,301 10.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,053 16.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,804 45.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 158 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,933 15.1   Europe 62 39.2
Associate degree 422 3.3   Asia 7 4.4
Bachelor's degree 687 5.4   Africa 6 3.8
Graduate or professional degree 618 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 69 43.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.8 (X)   Northern America 14 8.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,036 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,157 100.0   English only 17,441 96.7
Never married 2,648 17.5   Language other than English 595 3.3
Now married, except separated 9,377 61.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 225 1.2
Separated 135 0.9   Spanish 213 1.2
Widowed 1,229 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 106 0.6
 Female 977 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 367 2.0
Divorced 1,768 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 117 0.6
 Female 957 6.3   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 19,306 100.0
           under 18 years 305 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,054 78.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 146 47.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 42 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 40 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,342 100.0   Dutch 214 1.1
Civilian veterans 2,002 14.0   English 1,942 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 248 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 50 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,705 14.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,379 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 360 8.2   Hungarian 25 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,709 100.0   Irish¹ 1,953 10.1
With a disability 2,424 22.6   Italian 183 0.9
 Percent employed 50.0 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 8,285 77.4   Norwegian 54 0.3
 Percent employed 80.6 (X)   Polish 137 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,643 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,230 46.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 345 1.8
        Scottish 220 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,036 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,436 63.4   Swedish 21 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,541 36.3   Swiss 89 0.5
 Same county 3,849 21.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,692 14.9   United States or American 4,739 24.5
  Same state 1,789 9.9   Welsh 117 0.6
  Different state 903 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 59 0.3   Other ancestries 1,928 10.0
 
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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