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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bernalillo 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 556,678 100.0
      enrolled in school 156,057 100.0   Native 508,605 91.4
Nursery school, preschool 8,781 5.6       Born in United States 501,888 90.2
Kindergarten 7,516 4.8           State of residence 270,483 48.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 63,412 40.6           Different state 231,405 41.6
High school (grades 9-12) 31,983 20.5       Born outside United States 6,717 1.2
College or graduate school 44,365 28.4   Foreign born 48,073 8.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21,006 3.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 17,332 3.1
  Population 25 years and over 358,680 100.0       Not a citizen 30,741 5.5
Less than 9th grade 21,674 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 34,184 9.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 88,853 24.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 48,073 100.0
Some college, no degree 84,120 23.5   Europe 5,602 11.7
Associate degree 20,413 5.7   Asia 7,612 15.8
Bachelor's degree 62,466 17.4   Africa 642 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 46,970 13.1   Oceania 289 0.6
        Latin America 32,414 67.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.4 (X)   Northern America 1,514 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 30.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 518,381 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 439,205 100.0   English only 365,331 70.5
Never married 129,522 29.5   Language other than English 153,050 29.5
Now married, except separated 220,002 50.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47,963 9.3
Separated 7,300 1.7   Spanish 128,162 24.7
Widowed 24,649 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41,187 7.9
 Female 19,977 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 8,699 1.7
Divorced 57,732 13.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,813 0.3
 Female 34,040 7.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6,407 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,007 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 556,678 100.0
           under 18 years 12,417 100.0     Total ancestries reported 587,722 105.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 5,761 46.4   Arab 2,123 0.4
        Czech¹ 2,896 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,948 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 412,178 100.0   Dutch 6,976 1.3
Civilian veterans 62,993 15.3   English 48,292 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,704 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,066 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 67,043 12.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 126,501 100.0   Greek 1,952 0.4
With a disability 11,252 8.9   Hungarian 1,936 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 321,563 100.0   Irish¹ 48,893 8.8
With a disability 62,209 19.3   Italian 19,755 3.5
 Percent employed 58.5 (X)   Lithuanian 801 0.1
No disability 259,354 80.7   Norwegian 7,630 1.4
 Percent employed 76.9 (X)   Polish 8,861 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 61,875 100.0   Portuguese 798 0.1
With a disability 26,850 43.4   Russian 3,526 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 9,477 1.7
        Scottish 11,261 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 668 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 518,381 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,284 0.2
Same house in 1995 253,614 48.9   Swedish 6,832 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 251,788 48.6   Swiss 1,579 0.3
 Same county 154,634 29.8   Ukrainian 783 0.1
 Different county 97,154 18.7   United States or American 23,397 4.2
  Same state 31,592 6.1   Welsh 4,398 0.8
  Different state 65,562 12.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 429 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 12,979 2.5   Other ancestries 286,414 51.5
 
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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