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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Valencia 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 66,152 100.0
      enrolled in school 18,520 100.0   Native 61,925 93.6
Nursery school, preschool 902 4.9       Born in United States 61,269 92.6
Kindergarten 1,022 5.5           State of residence 40,776 61.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,585 51.8           Different state 20,493 31.0
High school (grades 9-12) 4,176 22.5       Born outside United States 656 1.0
College or graduate school 2,835 15.3   Foreign born 4,227 6.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,459 2.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,324 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 40,917 100.0       Not a citizen 2,903 4.4
Less than 9th grade 3,710 9.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,066 14.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,200 32.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,227 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,514 23.3   Europe 213 5.0
Associate degree 2,389 5.8   Asia 192 4.5
Bachelor's degree 3,922 9.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,116 5.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3,741 88.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.1 (X)   Northern America 81 1.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 61,142 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 49,522 100.0   English only 40,429 66.1
Never married 11,828 23.9   Language other than English 20,713 33.9
Now married, except separated 28,105 56.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,333 10.4
Separated 879 1.8   Spanish 19,535 32.0
Widowed 2,857 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,016 9.8
 Female 2,261 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 411 0.7
Divorced 5,853 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 95 0.2
 Female 3,053 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 113 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 66,152 100.0
           under 18 years 1,621 100.0     Total ancestries reported 64,662 97.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 791 48.8   Arab 125 0.2
        Czech¹ 103 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 263 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 46,217 100.0   Dutch 578 0.9
Civilian veterans 7,429 16.1   English 4,556 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,284 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 292 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,699 8.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 17,161 100.0   Greek 60 0.1
With a disability 1,372 8.0   Hungarian 161 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 35,903 100.0   Irish¹ 4,204 6.4
With a disability 8,220 22.9   Italian 1,366 2.1
 Percent employed 51.5 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.0
No disability 27,683 77.1   Norwegian 440 0.7
 Percent employed 72.7 (X)   Polish 728 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 6,663 100.0   Portuguese 75 0.1
With a disability 2,946 44.2   Russian 73 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 991 1.5
        Scottish 835 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 24 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 61,142 100.0   Subsaharan African 43 0.1
Same house in 1995 34,435 56.3   Swedish 680 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 25,807 42.2   Swiss 183 0.3
 Same county 10,110 16.5   Ukrainian 10 0.0
 Different county 15,697 25.7   United States or American 3,625 5.5
  Same state 10,552 17.3   Welsh 275 0.4
  Different state 5,145 8.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 39 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 900 1.5   Other ancestries 37,923 57.3
 
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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