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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 118,227 100.0
      enrolled in school 44,716 100.0   Native 107,516 90.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,911 4.3       Born in United States 105,888 89.6
Kindergarten 1,263 2.8           State of residence 54,845 46.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,506 25.7           Different state 51,043 43.2
High school (grades 9-12) 5,362 12.0       Born outside United States 1,628 1.4
College or graduate school 24,674 55.2   Foreign born 10,711 9.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 6,546 5.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,683 2.3
  Population 25 years and over 69,530 100.0       Not a citizen 8,028 6.8
Less than 9th grade 3,070 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,545 8.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,031 15.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 10,711 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,298 14.8   Europe 2,184 20.4
Associate degree 3,787 5.4   Asia 3,776 35.3
Bachelor's degree 16,945 24.4   Africa 484 4.5
Graduate or professional degree 18,854 27.1   Oceania 54 0.5
        Latin America 3,606 33.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.6 (X)   Northern America 607 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 51.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 112,444 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 98,275 100.0   English only 99,035 88.1
Never married 39,918 40.6   Language other than English 13,409 11.9
Now married, except separated 44,517 45.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,189 4.6
Separated 2,165 2.2   Spanish 5,880 5.2
Widowed 4,279 4.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,858 2.5
 Female 3,448 3.5   Other Indo-European languages 3,512 3.1
Divorced 7,396 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 593 0.5
 Female 4,472 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,336 3.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,644 1.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 118,227 100.0
           under 18 years 1,009 100.0     Total ancestries reported 121,884 103.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 358 35.5   Arab 403 0.3
        Czech¹ 522 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 386 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 94,169 100.0   Dutch 1,835 1.6
Civilian veterans 7,945 8.4   English 16,446 13.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,012 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 754 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 15,623 13.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 30,988 100.0   Greek 555 0.5
With a disability 2,228 7.2   Hungarian 505 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 71,140 100.0   Irish¹ 12,521 10.6
With a disability 8,284 11.6   Italian 4,600 3.9
 Percent employed 58.1 (X)   Lithuanian 310 0.3
No disability 62,856 88.4   Norwegian 1,068 0.9
 Percent employed 79.7 (X)   Polish 2,852 2.4
     Population 65 years and over 9,291 100.0   Portuguese 199 0.2
With a disability 3,877 41.7   Russian 1,741 1.5
        Scotch-Irish 4,843 4.1
        Scottish 5,117 4.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 200 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 112,444 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,518 1.3
Same house in 1995 46,348 41.2   Swedish 1,317 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 60,898 54.2   Swiss 377 0.3
 Same county 17,916 15.9   Ukrainian 310 0.3
 Different county 42,982 38.2   United States or American 8,422 7.1
  Same state 23,003 20.5   Welsh 1,171 1.0
  Different state 19,979 17.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 345 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 5,198 4.6   Other ancestries 34,932 29.5
 
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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