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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Orange 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 341,367 100.0
      enrolled in school 101,077 100.0   Native 312,657 91.6
Nursery school, preschool 7,266 7.2       Born in United States 304,240 89.1
Kindergarten 5,652 5.6           State of residence 242,377 71.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 47,452 46.9           Different state 61,863 18.1
High school (grades 9-12) 22,100 21.9       Born outside United States 8,417 2.5
College or graduate school 18,607 18.4   Foreign born 28,710 8.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 9,082 2.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 13,889 4.1
  Population 25 years and over 212,816 100.0       Not a citizen 14,821 4.3
Less than 9th grade 11,942 5.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 26,687 12.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 66,119 31.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 28,710 100.0
Some college, no degree 42,767 20.1   Europe 9,796 34.1
Associate degree 17,348 8.2   Asia 4,716 16.4
Bachelor's degree 28,169 13.2   Africa 436 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 19,784 9.3   Oceania 52 0.2
        Latin America 12,991 45.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.8 (X)   Northern America 719 2.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 315,429 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 258,020 100.0   English only 257,919 81.8
Never married 69,768 27.0   Language other than English 57,510 18.2
Now married, except separated 146,796 56.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25,245 8.0
Separated 6,508 2.5   Spanish 29,062 9.2
Widowed 15,938 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11,363 3.6
 Female 13,120 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 24,230 7.7
Divorced 19,010 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12,130 3.8
 Female 10,739 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,744 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,170 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 341,367 100.0
           under 18 years 6,547 100.0     Total ancestries reported 394,688 115.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,904 29.1   Arab 731 0.2
        Czech¹ 2,189 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 772 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 237,592 100.0   Dutch 9,905 2.9
Civilian veterans 29,510 12.4   English 24,728 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,710 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,392 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 50,341 14.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 85,282 100.0   Greek 2,444 0.7
With a disability 6,949 8.1   Hungarian 5,804 1.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 185,848 100.0   Irish¹ 72,731 21.3
With a disability 36,435 19.6   Italian 64,450 18.9
 Percent employed 57.3 (X)   Lithuanian 795 0.2
No disability 149,413 80.4   Norwegian 2,948 0.9
 Percent employed 77.8 (X)   Polish 21,453 6.3
     Population 65 years and over 33,365 100.0   Portuguese 1,024 0.3
With a disability 13,321 39.9   Russian 5,012 1.5
        Scotch-Irish 4,095 1.2
        Scottish 5,085 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 964 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 315,429 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,180 0.3
Same house in 1995 185,663 58.9   Swedish 3,157 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 123,632 39.2   Swiss 836 0.2
 Same county 69,084 21.9   Ukrainian 2,404 0.7
 Different county 54,548 17.3   United States or American 12,540 3.7
  Same state 34,437 10.9   Welsh 1,371 0.4
  Different state 20,111 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3,439 1.0
Elsewhere in 1995 6,134 1.9   Other ancestries 84,188 24.7
 
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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