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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 6,861 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,365 100.0   Native 6,740 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 72 5.3       Born in United States 6,704 97.7
Kindergarten 81 5.9           State of residence 3,120 45.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 638 46.7           Different state 3,584 52.2
High school (grades 9-12) 385 28.2       Born outside United States 36 0.5
College or graduate school 189 13.8   Foreign born 121 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 27 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 86 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 5,124 100.0       Not a citizen 35 0.5
Less than 9th grade 269 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 566 11.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,951 38.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 121 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,252 24.4   Europe 88 72.7
Associate degree 412 8.0   Asia 16 13.2
Bachelor's degree 484 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 190 3.7   Oceania 2 1.7
        Latin America 3 2.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.7 (X)   Northern America 12 9.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,597 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,813 100.0   English only 6,338 96.1
Never married 1,176 20.2   Language other than English 259 3.9
Now married, except separated 3,378 58.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.8
Separated 49 0.8   Spanish 60 0.9
Widowed 624 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
 Female 494 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 128 1.9
Divorced 586 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.5
 Female 274 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 13 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,861 100.0
           under 18 years 54 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,731 127.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 36 66.7   Arab 12 0.2
        Czech¹ 186 2.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 52 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,521 100.0   Dutch 92 1.3
Civilian veterans 1,078 19.5   English 549 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 364 5.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 143 2.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,737 25.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,263 100.0   Greek 9 0.1
With a disability 87 6.9   Hungarian 28 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,718 100.0   Irish¹ 650 9.5
With a disability 784 21.1   Italian 1,315 19.2
 Percent employed 50.3 (X)   Lithuanian 28 0.4
No disability 2,934 78.9   Norwegian 293 4.3
 Percent employed 74.5 (X)   Polish 823 12.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,498 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.1
With a disability 593 39.6   Russian 37 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 45 0.7
        Scottish 60 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 69 1.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,597 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,150 62.9   Swedish 443 6.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,422 36.7   Swiss 19 0.3
 Same county 1,029 15.6   Ukrainian 5 0.1
 Different county 1,393 21.1   United States or American 119 1.7
  Same state 714 10.8   Welsh 15 0.2
  Different state 679 10.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 25 0.4   Other ancestries 1,630 23.8
 
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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