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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 25,881 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,494 100.0   Native 25,401 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 282 5.1       Born in United States 25,169 97.2
Kindergarten 283 5.2           State of residence 16,145 62.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,794 50.9           Different state 9,024 34.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,415 25.8       Born outside United States 232 0.9
College or graduate school 720 13.1   Foreign born 480 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 134 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 216 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 18,202 100.0       Not a citizen 264 1.0
Less than 9th grade 1,637 9.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,872 15.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,190 34.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 480 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,287 18.1   Europe 243 50.6
Associate degree 849 4.7   Asia 69 14.4
Bachelor's degree 2,153 11.8   Africa 6 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,214 6.7   Oceania 9 1.9
        Latin America 122 25.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.2 (X)   Northern America 31 6.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,368 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,988 100.0   English only 23,606 96.9
Never married 4,311 20.5   Language other than English 762 3.1
Now married, except separated 12,348 58.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 225 0.9
Separated 635 3.0   Spanish 378 1.6
Widowed 1,824 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 171 0.7
 Female 1,393 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 352 1.4
Divorced 1,870 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 0.2
 Female 995 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,881 100.0
           under 18 years 753 100.0     Total ancestries reported 24,015 92.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 344 45.7   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 54 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 115 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,925 100.0   Dutch 304 1.2
Civilian veterans 3,384 17.0   English 3,238 12.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 618 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 161 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,162 12.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,233 100.0   Greek 31 0.1
With a disability 461 8.8   Hungarian 97 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,433 100.0   Irish¹ 2,581 10.0
With a disability 3,612 25.0   Italian 1,079 4.2
 Percent employed 70.2 (X)   Lithuanian 15 0.1
No disability 10,821 75.0   Norwegian 234 0.9
 Percent employed 76.3 (X)   Polish 255 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 4,294 100.0   Portuguese 30 0.1
With a disability 1,700 39.6   Russian 85 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 650 2.5
        Scottish 605 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 21 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 24,368 100.0   Subsaharan African 40 0.2
Same house in 1995 14,181 58.2   Swedish 252 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,049 41.2   Swiss 74 0.3
 Same county 4,025 16.5   Ukrainian 14 0.1
 Different county 6,024 24.7   United States or American 5,054 19.5
  Same state 4,494 18.4   Welsh 223 0.9
  Different state 1,530 6.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 138 0.6   Other ancestries 5,011 19.4
 
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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