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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Curry 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 45,044 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,012 100.0   Native 42,400 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 850 6.1       Born in United States 41,133 91.3
Kindergarten 770 5.5           State of residence 20,895 46.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,152 43.9           Different state 20,238 44.9
High school (grades 9-12) 2,885 20.6       Born outside United States 1,267 2.8
College or graduate school 3,355 23.9   Foreign born 2,644 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,011 2.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,003 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 26,403 100.0       Not a citizen 1,641 3.6
Less than 9th grade 2,084 7.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,616 13.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,371 27.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,644 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,202 27.3   Europe 289 10.9
Associate degree 2,098 7.9   Asia 841 31.8
Bachelor's degree 2,546 9.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,486 5.6   Oceania 18 0.7
        Latin America 1,456 55.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.4 (X)   Northern America 40 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 41,329 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,675 100.0   English only 31,782 76.9
Never married 7,712 22.9   Language other than English 9,547 23.1
Now married, except separated 19,409 57.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,946 7.1
Separated 631 1.9   Spanish 8,350 20.2
Widowed 2,175 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,456 5.9
 Female 1,738 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 429 1.0
Divorced 3,748 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.2
 Female 2,065 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 692 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 380 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 45,044 100.0
           under 18 years 981 100.0     Total ancestries reported 42,394 94.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 538 54.8   Arab 33 0.1
        Czech¹ 213 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 62 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 29,019 100.0   Dutch 745 1.7
Civilian veterans 4,989 17.2   English 3,753 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 989 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 172 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,886 10.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,574 100.0   Greek 77 0.2
With a disability 1,030 8.9   Hungarian 113 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,929 100.0   Irish¹ 3,735 8.3
With a disability 4,537 20.7   Italian 928 2.1
 Percent employed 47.4 (X)   Lithuanian 19 0.0
No disability 17,392 79.3   Norwegian 432 1.0
 Percent employed 74.3 (X)   Polish 450 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 4,852 100.0   Portuguese 55 0.1
With a disability 2,506 51.6   Russian 80 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 623 1.4
        Scottish 650 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 41,329 100.0   Subsaharan African 132 0.3
Same house in 1995 18,388 44.5   Swedish 385 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,141 51.2   Swiss 45 0.1
 Same county 10,879 26.3   Ukrainian 43 0.1
 Different county 10,262 24.8   United States or American 3,578 7.9
  Same state 2,940 7.1   Welsh 238 0.5
  Different state 7,322 17.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 107 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,800 4.4   Other ancestries 19,845 44.1
 
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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