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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mora 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 5,180 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,418 100.0   Native 5,093 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 94 6.6       Born in United States 5,049 97.5
Kindergarten 60 4.2           State of residence 4,039 78.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 615 43.4           Different state 1,010 19.5
High school (grades 9-12) 437 30.8       Born outside United States 44 0.8
College or graduate school 212 15.0   Foreign born 87 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 26 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 73 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 3,348 100.0       Not a citizen 14 0.3
Less than 9th grade 481 14.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 530 15.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,061 31.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 87 100.0
Some college, no degree 602 18.0   Europe 3 3.4
Associate degree 154 4.6   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 228 6.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 292 8.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 68 78.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.8 (X)   Northern America 16 18.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,857 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,122 100.0   English only 1,526 31.4
Never married 1,170 28.4   Language other than English 3,331 68.6
Now married, except separated 2,066 50.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,160 23.9
Separated 167 4.1   Spanish 3,292 67.8
Widowed 242 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,140 23.5
 Female 176 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 12 0.2
Divorced 477 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 228 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 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 5,180 100.0
           under 18 years 124 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,409 85.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 60 48.4   Arab 7 0.1
        Czech¹ 5 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,780 100.0   Dutch 15 0.3
Civilian veterans 570 15.1   English 62 1.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 44 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 171 3.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,298 100.0   Greek 7 0.1
With a disability 84 6.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,665 100.0   Irish¹ 73 1.4
With a disability 612 23.0   Italian 17 0.3
 Percent employed 41.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,053 77.0   Norwegian 36 0.7
 Percent employed 58.3 (X)   Polish 20 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 885 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 422 47.7   Russian 3 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 6 0.1
        Scottish 21 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,857 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,364 69.3   Swedish 10 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,470 30.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 482 9.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 988 20.3   United States or American 318 6.1
  Same state 601 12.4   Welsh 9 0.2
  Different state 387 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 23 0.5   Other ancestries 3,565 68.8
 
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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