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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 20,422 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,264 100.0   Native 20,019 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 408 6.5       Born in United States 19,976 97.8
Kindergarten 357 5.7           State of residence 15,083 73.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,420 38.6           Different state 4,893 24.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,514 24.2       Born outside United States 43 0.2
College or graduate school 1,565 25.0   Foreign born 403 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 134 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 193 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 12,090 100.0       Not a citizen 210 1.0
Less than 9th grade 426 3.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,862 15.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,794 31.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 403 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,044 25.2   Europe 105 26.1
Associate degree 1,482 12.3   Asia 66 16.4
Bachelor's degree 991 8.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 491 4.1   Oceania 5 1.2
        Latin America 192 47.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.1 (X)   Northern America 35 8.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,936 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,817 100.0   English only 17,462 92.2
Never married 3,648 23.1   Language other than English 1,474 7.8
Now married, except separated 9,255 58.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 293 1.5
Separated 221 1.4   Spanish 874 4.6
Widowed 1,158 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 182 1.0
 Female 967 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 451 2.4
Divorced 1,535 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.4
 Female 766 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 110 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,422 100.0
           under 18 years 412 100.0     Total ancestries reported 24,183 118.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 237 57.5   Arab 25 0.1
        Czech¹ 46 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,623 7.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,640 100.0   Dutch 490 2.4
Civilian veterans 2,143 14.6   English 5,534 27.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 685 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 57 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,281 11.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,681 100.0   Greek 604 3.0
With a disability 523 9.2   Hungarian 38 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,470 100.0   Irish¹ 1,691 8.3
With a disability 2,435 23.3   Italian 1,872 9.2
 Percent employed 55.0 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.1
No disability 8,035 76.7   Norwegian 302 1.5
 Percent employed 73.5 (X)   Polish 233 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,592 100.0   Portuguese 19 0.1
With a disability 1,272 49.1   Russian 20 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 266 1.3
        Scottish 725 3.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 18,936 100.0   Subsaharan African 20 0.1
Same house in 1995 11,219 59.2   Swedish 538 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,546 39.9   Swiss 103 0.5
 Same county 3,797 20.1   Ukrainian 21 0.1
 Different county 3,749 19.8   United States or American 1,058 5.2
  Same state 2,330 12.3   Welsh 369 1.8
  Different state 1,419 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 171 0.9   Other ancestries 5,534 27.1
 
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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