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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Garfield 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 2,397 100.0
      enrolled in school 586 100.0   Native 2,374 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 36 6.1       Born in United States 2,360 98.5
Kindergarten 21 3.6           State of residence 1,300 54.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 299 51.0           Different state 1,060 44.2
High school (grades 9-12) 176 30.0       Born outside United States 14 0.6
College or graduate school 54 9.2   Foreign born 23 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 16 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 1,655 100.0       Not a citizen 7 0.3
Less than 9th grade 102 6.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 156 9.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 488 29.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 23 100.0
Some college, no degree 430 26.0   Europe 9 39.1
Associate degree 197 11.9   Asia 5 21.7
Bachelor's degree 216 13.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 66 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 5 21.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.4 (X)   Northern America 4 17.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,288 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,926 100.0   English only 2,243 98.0
Never married 367 19.1   Language other than English 45 2.0
Now married, except separated 1,183 61.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.5
Separated 19 1.0   Spanish 20 0.9
Widowed 177 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.3
 Female 140 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 20 0.9
Divorced 180 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
 Female 113 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 2,397 100.0
           under 18 years 30 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,270 94.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 24 80.0   Arab 5 0.2
        Czech¹ 4 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,770 100.0   Dutch 104 4.3
Civilian veterans 267 15.1   English 284 11.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 76 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 26 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 578 24.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 583 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 38 6.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,196 100.0   Irish¹ 268 11.2
With a disability 178 14.9   Italian 32 1.3
 Percent employed 42.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,018 85.1   Norwegian 78 3.3
 Percent employed 79.8 (X)   Polish 33 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 469 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 236 50.3   Russian 3 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 73 3.0
        Scottish 38 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,288 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,439 62.9   Swedish 82 3.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 834 36.5   Swiss 10 0.4
 Same county 384 16.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 450 19.7   United States or American 297 12.4
  Same state 289 12.6   Welsh 20 0.8
  Different state 161 7.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 15 0.7   Other ancestries 249 10.4
 
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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