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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 84,966 100.0
      enrolled in school 22,128 100.0   Native 83,203 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,577 7.1       Born in United States 82,918 97.6
Kindergarten 1,320 6.0           State of residence 60,396 71.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,802 48.8           Different state 22,522 26.5
High school (grades 9-12) 5,504 24.9       Born outside United States 285 0.3
College or graduate school 2,925 13.2   Foreign born 1,763 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 687 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 874 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 54,229 100.0       Not a citizen 889 1.0
Less than 9th grade 3,488 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,873 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,012 38.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,763 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,087 24.1   Europe 342 19.4
Associate degree 2,813 5.2   Asia 575 32.6
Bachelor's degree 4,450 8.2   Africa 18 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,506 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 723 41.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.0 (X)   Northern America 105 6.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 79,262 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 66,114 100.0   English only 74,704 94.2
Never married 12,755 19.3   Language other than English 4,558 5.8
Now married, except separated 39,759 60.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,571 2.0
Separated 1,169 1.8   Spanish 2,161 2.7
Widowed 4,598 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 831 1.0
 Female 3,714 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 1,614 2.0
Divorced 7,833 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 316 0.4
 Female 4,187 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 664 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 378 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 84,966 100.0
           under 18 years 2,092 100.0     Total ancestries reported 73,463 86.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,175 56.2   Arab 124 0.1
        Czech¹ 223 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 96 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 61,793 100.0   Dutch 873 1.0
Civilian veterans 8,579 13.9   English 6,224 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 8,136 9.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,066 4.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,441 8.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 20,690 100.0   Greek 89 0.1
With a disability 1,780 8.6   Hungarian 113 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 47,338 100.0   Irish¹ 8,679 10.2
With a disability 10,669 22.5   Italian 2,271 2.7
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 36 0.0
No disability 36,669 77.5   Norwegian 220 0.3
 Percent employed 72.1 (X)   Polish 398 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 10,330 100.0   Portuguese 32 0.0
With a disability 4,950 47.9   Russian 64 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,495 1.8
        Scottish 880 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 16 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 79,262 100.0   Subsaharan African 298 0.4
Same house in 1995 47,040 59.3   Swedish 326 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 31,716 40.0   Swiss 99 0.1
 Same county 20,234 25.5   Ukrainian 63 0.1
 Different county 11,482 14.5   United States or American 12,884 15.2
  Same state 7,522 9.5   Welsh 279 0.3
  Different state 3,960 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 12 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 506 0.6   Other ancestries 18,026 21.2
 
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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