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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grand 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 8,485 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,054 100.0   Native 8,228 97.0
Nursery school, preschool 157 7.6       Born in United States 8,149 96.0
Kindergarten 158 7.7           State of residence 3,962 46.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 969 47.2           Different state 4,187 49.3
High school (grades 9-12) 522 25.4       Born outside United States 79 0.9
College or graduate school 248 12.1   Foreign born 257 3.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 119 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 107 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 5,486 100.0       Not a citizen 150 1.8
Less than 9th grade 134 2.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 825 15.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,471 26.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 257 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,541 28.1   Europe 111 43.2
Associate degree 257 4.7   Asia 10 3.9
Bachelor's degree 809 14.7   Africa 5 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 449 8.2   Oceania 7 2.7
        Latin America 111 43.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.5 (X)   Northern America 13 5.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,905 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,659 100.0   English only 7,217 91.3
Never married 1,752 26.3   Language other than English 688 8.7
Now married, except separated 3,369 50.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 229 2.9
Separated 80 1.2   Spanish 412 5.2
Widowed 429 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 132 1.7
 Female 329 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 67 0.8
Divorced 1,029 15.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.2
 Female 604 9.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,485 100.0
           under 18 years 141 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,820 103.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 66 46.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 263 3.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,208 100.0   Dutch 135 1.6
Civilian veterans 868 14.0   English 1,759 20.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 244 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 94 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,446 17.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,013 100.0   Greek 21 0.2
With a disability 133 6.6   Hungarian 29 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,781 100.0   Irish¹ 1,052 12.4
With a disability 937 19.6   Italian 192 2.3
 Percent employed 62.6 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.1
No disability 3,844 80.4   Norwegian 216 2.5
 Percent employed 78.8 (X)   Polish 147 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,035 100.0   Portuguese 33 0.4
With a disability 418 40.4   Russian 102 1.2
        Scotch-Irish 181 2.1
        Scottish 199 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 7,905 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,051 51.2   Swedish 214 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,751 47.5   Swiss 57 0.7
 Same county 1,807 22.9   Ukrainian 32 0.4
 Different county 1,944 24.6   United States or American 652 7.7
  Same state 729 9.2   Welsh 138 1.6
  Different state 1,215 15.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 103 1.3   Other ancestries 1,589 18.7
 
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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