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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carbon 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 58,802 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,781 100.0   Native 57,740 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 708 5.5       Born in United States 57,484 97.8
Kindergarten 721 5.6           State of residence 49,422 84.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,115 47.8           Different state 8,062 13.7
High school (grades 9-12) 3,467 27.1       Born outside United States 256 0.4
College or graduate school 1,770 13.8   Foreign born 1,062 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 196 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 755 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 41,690 100.0       Not a citizen 307 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,563 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,187 14.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19,960 47.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,062 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,801 13.9   Europe 695 65.4
Associate degree 2,610 6.3   Asia 169 15.9
Bachelor's degree 3,016 7.2   Africa 17 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 1,553 3.7   Oceania 5 0.5
        Latin America 149 14.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.0 (X)   Northern America 27 2.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 55,750 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 48,281 100.0   English only 52,564 94.3
Never married 11,223 23.2   Language other than English 3,186 5.7
Now married, except separated 27,496 56.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 927 1.7
Separated 796 1.6   Spanish 778 1.4
Widowed 4,765 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 276 0.5
 Female 3,878 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 2,155 3.9
Divorced 4,001 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 599 1.1
 Female 2,072 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 99 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 58,802 100.0
           under 18 years 981 100.0     Total ancestries reported 65,444 111.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 484 49.3   Arab 44 0.1
        Czech¹ 946 1.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 78 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 45,769 100.0   Dutch 3,332 5.7
Civilian veterans 7,917 17.3   English 2,951 5.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 871 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 94 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 17,488 29.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,854 100.0   Greek 458 0.8
With a disability 1,043 8.8   Hungarian 821 1.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 32,855 100.0   Irish¹ 7,682 13.1
With a disability 6,840 20.8   Italian 5,849 9.9
 Percent employed 55.5 (X)   Lithuanian 490 0.8
No disability 26,015 79.2   Norwegian 161 0.3
 Percent employed 78.0 (X)   Polish 4,149 7.1
     Population 65 years and over 10,391 100.0   Portuguese 144 0.2
With a disability 4,586 44.1   Russian 806 1.4
        Scotch-Irish 425 0.7
        Scottish 447 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4,446 7.6
  Population 5 years and over 55,750 100.0   Subsaharan African 116 0.2
Same house in 1995 38,556 69.2   Swedish 164 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,983 30.5   Swiss 164 0.3
 Same county 9,752 17.5   Ukrainian 925 1.6
 Different county 7,231 13.0   United States or American 3,829 6.5
  Same state 5,318 9.5   Welsh 1,440 2.4
  Different state 1,913 3.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 211 0.4   Other ancestries 7,115 12.1
 
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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