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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Humboldt 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 10,381 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,621 100.0   Native 10,238 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 256 9.8       Born in United States 10,199 98.2
Kindergarten 110 4.2           State of residence 8,723 84.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,243 47.4           Different state 1,476 14.2
High school (grades 9-12) 687 26.2       Born outside United States 39 0.4
College or graduate school 325 12.4   Foreign born 143 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 80 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 50 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 7,078 100.0       Not a citizen 93 0.9
Less than 9th grade 434 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 533 7.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,717 38.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 143 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,625 23.0   Europe 23 16.1
Associate degree 682 9.6   Asia 30 21.0
Bachelor's degree 818 11.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 269 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 88 61.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.3 (X)   Northern America 2 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,824 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,341 100.0   English only 9,552 97.2
Never married 1,627 19.5   Language other than English 272 2.8
Now married, except separated 5,151 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 125 1.3
Separated 62 0.7   Spanish 187 1.9
Widowed 813 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 1.0
 Female 713 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 77 0.8
Divorced 688 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.2
 Female 357 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,381 100.0
           under 18 years 47 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,573 111.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 24 51.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 164 1.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 655 6.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,803 100.0   Dutch 320 3.1
Civilian veterans 1,139 14.6   English 912 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 213 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 22 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,140 39.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,421 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 165 6.8   Hungarian 1 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,212 100.0   Irish¹ 1,147 11.0
With a disability 840 16.1   Italian 123 1.2
 Percent employed 64.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,372 83.9   Norwegian 2,020 19.5
 Percent employed 84.5 (X)   Polish 33 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,030 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 720 35.5   Russian 9 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 121 1.2
        Scottish 165 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,824 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,522 66.4   Swedish 308 3.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,225 32.8   Swiss 46 0.4
 Same county 1,636 16.7   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 1,589 16.2   United States or American 495 4.8
  Same state 1,136 11.6   Welsh 37 0.4
  Different state 453 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 77 0.8   Other ancestries 637 6.1
 
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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