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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Iron 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 13,138 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,727 100.0   Native 12,987 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 228 8.4       Born in United States 12,950 98.6
Kindergarten 148 5.4           State of residence 9,471 72.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,319 48.4           Different state 3,479 26.5
High school (grades 9-12) 779 28.6       Born outside United States 37 0.3
College or graduate school 253 9.3   Foreign born 151 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 119 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 9,670 100.0       Not a citizen 32 0.2
Less than 9th grade 406 4.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,064 11.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,412 45.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 151 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,864 19.3   Europe 84 55.6
Associate degree 598 6.2   Asia 20 13.2
Bachelor's degree 881 9.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 445 4.6   Oceania 2 1.3
        Latin America 9 6.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.8 (X)   Northern America 36 23.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,568 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,005 100.0   English only 11,997 95.5
Never married 2,240 20.4   Language other than English 571 4.5
Now married, except separated 6,177 56.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 104 0.8
Separated 118 1.1   Spanish 132 1.1
Widowed 1,248 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.2
 Female 1,025 9.3   Other Indo-European languages 288 2.3
Divorced 1,222 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 50 0.4
 Female 559 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,138 100.0
           under 18 years 98 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,574 126.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 55 56.1   Arab 14 0.1
        Czech¹ 151 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 136 1.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,433 100.0   Dutch 174 1.3
Civilian veterans 2,027 19.4   English 1,340 10.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,052 8.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 417 3.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,503 19.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,487 100.0   Greek 7 0.1
With a disability 216 8.7   Hungarian 79 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,509 100.0   Irish¹ 1,056 8.0
With a disability 1,217 18.7   Italian 1,716 13.1
 Percent employed 43.1 (X)   Lithuanian 37 0.3
No disability 5,292 81.3   Norwegian 458 3.5
 Percent employed 73.7 (X)   Polish 1,724 13.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,064 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.1
With a disability 1,315 42.9   Russian 54 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 141 1.1
        Scottish 166 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 90 0.7
  Population 5 years and over 12,568 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,448 67.2   Swedish 1,781 13.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,091 32.6   Swiss 12 0.1
 Same county 2,310 18.4   Ukrainian 24 0.2
 Different county 1,781 14.2   United States or American 303 2.3
  Same state 782 6.2   Welsh 33 0.3
  Different state 999 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 29 0.2   Other ancestries 3,091 23.5
 
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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