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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Iron 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 33,779 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,246 100.0   Native 32,798 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 641 4.8       Born in United States 32,469 96.1
Kindergarten 530 4.0           State of residence 20,773 61.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,408 33.3           Different state 11,696 34.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,418 18.3       Born outside United States 329 1.0
College or graduate school 5,249 39.6   Foreign born 981 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 500 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 294 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 16,318 100.0       Not a citizen 687 2.0
Less than 9th grade 282 1.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,579 9.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,925 24.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 981 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,331 32.7   Europe 182 18.6
Associate degree 1,324 8.1   Asia 234 23.9
Bachelor's degree 2,655 16.3   Africa 22 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,222 7.5   Oceania 24 2.4
        Latin America 438 44.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.6 (X)   Northern America 81 8.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,600 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,039 100.0   English only 28,311 92.5
Never married 7,528 30.1   Language other than English 2,289 7.5
Now married, except separated 14,820 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 878 2.9
Separated 183 0.7   Spanish 1,339 4.4
Widowed 1,031 4.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 557 1.8
 Female 800 3.2   Other Indo-European languages 443 1.4
Divorced 1,477 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 106 0.3
 Female 919 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 280 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 176 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,779 100.0
           under 18 years 360 100.0     Total ancestries reported 35,425 104.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 164 45.6   Arab 55 0.2
        Czech¹ 69 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,679 5.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 23,205 100.0   Dutch 833 2.5
Civilian veterans 2,316 10.0   English 10,261 30.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 742 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 115 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,641 10.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,418 100.0   Greek 55 0.2
With a disability 784 7.5   Hungarian 104 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,149 100.0   Irish¹ 2,344 6.9
With a disability 2,239 13.1   Italian 710 2.1
 Percent employed 60.2 (X)   Lithuanian 38 0.1
No disability 14,910 86.9   Norwegian 877 2.6
 Percent employed 76.3 (X)   Polish 171 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,755 100.0   Portuguese 95 0.3
With a disability 1,100 39.9   Russian 20 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 486 1.4
        Scottish 1,796 5.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 30,600 100.0   Subsaharan African 10 0.0
Same house in 1995 12,896 42.1   Swedish 1,131 3.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,235 56.3   Swiss 463 1.4
 Same county 6,430 21.0   Ukrainian 43 0.1
 Different county 10,805 35.3   United States or American 2,868 8.5
  Same state 5,491 17.9   Welsh 910 2.7
  Different state 5,314 17.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 469 1.5   Other ancestries 5,895 17.5
 
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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