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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Santa Fe 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 129,292 100.0
      enrolled in school 33,486 100.0   Native 116,217 89.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,654 4.9       Born in United States 114,764 88.8
Kindergarten 1,687 5.0           State of residence 63,622 49.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,699 43.9           Different state 51,142 39.6
High school (grades 9-12) 7,152 21.4       Born outside United States 1,453 1.1
College or graduate school 8,294 24.8   Foreign born 13,075 10.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7,124 5.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,587 2.8
  Population 25 years and over 87,870 100.0       Not a citizen 9,488 7.3
Less than 9th grade 5,799 6.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,831 8.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,308 19.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 13,075 100.0
Some college, no degree 19,421 22.1   Europe 2,190 16.7
Associate degree 5,068 5.8   Asia 825 6.3
Bachelor's degree 17,840 20.3   Africa 120 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 14,603 16.6   Oceania 84 0.6
        Latin America 9,517 72.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.5 (X)   Northern America 339 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 36.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 121,557 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 103,634 100.0   English only 76,698 63.1
Never married 28,802 27.8   Language other than English 44,859 36.9
Now married, except separated 53,020 51.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13,205 10.9
Separated 1,460 1.4   Spanish 40,137 33.0
Widowed 5,447 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12,243 10.1
 Female 4,311 4.2   Other Indo-European languages 2,696 2.2
Divorced 14,905 14.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 517 0.4
 Female 8,863 8.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 634 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 274 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 129,292 100.0
           under 18 years 2,543 100.0     Total ancestries reported 137,010 106.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,297 51.0   Arab 355 0.3
        Czech¹ 517 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 654 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 98,204 100.0   Dutch 1,523 1.2
Civilian veterans 12,348 12.6   English 11,745 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,049 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 410 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,749 10.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 28,058 100.0   Greek 403 0.3
With a disability 1,914 6.8   Hungarian 441 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 78,683 100.0   Irish¹ 10,240 7.9
With a disability 14,204 18.1   Italian 3,481 2.7
 Percent employed 60.4 (X)   Lithuanian 357 0.3
No disability 64,479 81.9   Norwegian 1,602 1.2
 Percent employed 77.8 (X)   Polish 2,180 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 13,508 100.0   Portuguese 306 0.2
With a disability 5,043 37.3   Russian 1,915 1.5
        Scotch-Irish 2,519 1.9
        Scottish 2,989 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 78 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 121,557 100.0   Subsaharan African 169 0.1
Same house in 1995 64,899 53.4   Swedish 1,448 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 51,510 42.4   Swiss 509 0.4
 Same county 26,104 21.5   Ukrainian 225 0.2
 Different county 25,406 20.9   United States or American 4,936 3.8
  Same state 8,453 7.0   Welsh 1,087 0.8
  Different state 16,953 13.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 137 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 5,148 4.2   Other ancestries 69,986 54.1
 
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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