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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Garfield 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 57,813 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,040 100.0   Native 56,269 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 1,010 7.2       Born in United States 55,743 96.4
Kindergarten 708 5.0           State of residence 37,464 64.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,680 47.6           Different state 18,279 31.6
High school (grades 9-12) 3,563 25.4       Born outside United States 526 0.9
College or graduate school 2,079 14.8   Foreign born 1,544 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 679 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 640 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 38,067 100.0       Not a citizen 904 1.6
Less than 9th grade 2,054 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,718 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,552 35.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,544 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,449 22.2   Europe 244 15.8
Associate degree 1,851 4.9   Asia 400 25.9
Bachelor's degree 4,930 13.0   Africa 5 0.3
Graduate or professional degree 2,513 6.6   Oceania 142 9.2
        Latin America 734 47.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.2 (X)   Northern America 19 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 53,944 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 46,026 100.0   English only 50,863 94.3
Never married 9,183 20.0   Language other than English 3,081 5.7
Now married, except separated 27,513 59.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,166 2.2
Separated 777 1.7   Spanish 1,744 3.2
Widowed 3,649 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 724 1.3
 Female 2,949 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 601 1.1
Divorced 4,904 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 110 0.2
 Female 2,785 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 653 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 299 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 57,813 100.0
           under 18 years 899 100.0     Total ancestries reported 51,086 88.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 519 57.7   Arab 122 0.2
        Czech¹ 961 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 113 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 42,193 100.0   Dutch 1,718 3.0
Civilian veterans 6,620 15.7   English 5,292 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,543 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 175 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,804 20.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,727 100.0   Greek 70 0.1
With a disability 1,228 9.6   Hungarian 84 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 30,557 100.0   Irish¹ 6,264 10.8
With a disability 6,424 21.0   Italian 759 1.3
 Percent employed 53.7 (X)   Lithuanian 19 0.0
No disability 24,133 79.0   Norwegian 640 1.1
 Percent employed 79.9 (X)   Polish 502 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 8,291 100.0   Portuguese 69 0.1
With a disability 3,486 42.0   Russian 186 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,209 2.1
        Scottish 820 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 20 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 53,944 100.0   Subsaharan African 49 0.1
Same house in 1995 27,891 51.7   Swedish 493 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 25,300 46.9   Swiss 174 0.3
 Same county 14,916 27.7   Ukrainian 21 0.0
 Different county 10,384 19.2   United States or American 6,304 10.9
  Same state 4,363 8.1   Welsh 558 1.0
  Different state 6,021 11.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 83 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 753 1.4   Other ancestries 11,034 19.1
 
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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