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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carbon 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 15,639 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,674 100.0   Native 15,192 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 316 8.6       Born in United States 15,024 96.1
Kindergarten 217 5.9           State of residence 6,755 43.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,672 45.5           Different state 8,269 52.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,080 29.4       Born outside United States 168 1.1
College or graduate school 389 10.6   Foreign born 447 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 130 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 202 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 10,508 100.0       Not a citizen 245 1.6
Less than 9th grade 541 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,192 11.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,678 35.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 447 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,685 25.6   Europe 95 21.3
Associate degree 609 5.8   Asia 38 8.5
Bachelor's degree 1,254 11.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 549 5.2   Oceania 2 0.4
        Latin America 285 63.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.5 (X)   Northern America 27 6.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,737 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,653 100.0   English only 13,186 89.5
Never married 2,399 19.0   Language other than English 1,551 10.5
Now married, except separated 7,778 61.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 374 2.5
Separated 149 1.2   Spanish 1,167 7.9
Widowed 784 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 308 2.1
 Female 585 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 282 1.9
Divorced 1,543 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.4
 Female 628 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 62 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,639 100.0
           under 18 years 155 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,575 106.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 98 63.2   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 111 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 198 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,892 100.0   Dutch 449 2.9
Civilian veterans 2,110 17.7   English 2,211 14.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 492 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 122 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,390 21.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,352 100.0   Greek 62 0.4
With a disability 290 8.7   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,600 100.0   Irish¹ 1,971 12.6
With a disability 1,722 20.0   Italian 289 1.8
 Percent employed 60.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,878 80.0   Norwegian 465 3.0
 Percent employed 80.1 (X)   Polish 157 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,805 100.0   Portuguese 22 0.1
With a disability 719 39.8   Russian 40 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 401 2.6
        Scottish 547 3.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,737 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.0
Same house in 1995 7,895 53.6   Swedish 688 4.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,806 46.2   Swiss 55 0.4
 Same county 3,038 20.6   Ukrainian 23 0.1
 Different county 3,768 25.6   United States or American 1,080 6.9
  Same state 1,483 10.1   Welsh 146 0.9
  Different state 2,285 15.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 36 0.2   Other ancestries 3,627 23.2
 
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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