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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataColorado

Social Statistics

Arvada, Colorado,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school27,634100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,9156.9
Kindergarten1,5695.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)12,55545.4
High school (grades 9-12)6,31722.9
College or graduate school5,27819.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over67,370100.0
Less than 9th grade1,6322.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,5186.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)17,42525.9
Some college, no degree19,02428.2
Associate degree5,2177.7
Bachelor's degree13,81820.5
Graduate or professional degree5,7368.5
Percent high school graduate or higher90.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher29.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over80,327100.0
Never married18,52823.1
Now married, except separated47,44359.1
Separated7040.9
Widowed4,0845.1
Female
3,2754.1
Divorced9,56811.9
Female
5,5436.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,570100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren59738.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over75,521100.0
Civilian veterans11,54615.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years24,101100.0
With a disability1,6376.8
Population 21 to 64 years60,888100.0
With a disability8,56714.1
Percent employed
67.1(X)
No disability52,32185.9
Percent employed
82.8(X)
Population 65 years and over10,715100.0
With a disability4,18539.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over95,907100.0
Same house in 199551,20353.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199543,20245.0
Same county
21,82322.8
Different county
21,37922.3
Same state
11,76312.3
Different state
9,61610.0
Elsewhere in 19951,5021.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population102,505100.0
Native97,63095.2
Born in United States
96,77494.4
State of residence
51,30550.1
Different state
45,46944.4
Born outside United States
8560.8
Foreign born4,8754.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,1472.1
Naturalized citizen
2,1712.1
Not a citizen
2,7042.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,875100.0
Europe2,16244.3
Asia1,63233.5
Africa601.2
Oceania160.3
Latin America70314.4
Northern America3026.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over95,907100.0
English only87,47391.2
Language other than English8,4348.8
Speak English less than 'very well
3,5893.7
Spanish
3,4873.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0721.1
Other Indo-European languages
2,8513.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3771.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,8091.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0751.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population102,505100.0

Total ancestries reported

123,630120.6
Arab3640.4
Czech11,0681.0
Danish1,3091.3
Dutch2,1182.1
English16,15715.8
French (except Basque)14,0413.9
French Canadian17160.7
German27,86527.2
Greek3400.3
Hungarian4790.5
Irish115,20314.8
Italian7,8047.6
Lithuanian1800.2
Norwegian2,7932.7
Polish2,8732.8
Portuguese2280.2
Russian1,2651.2
Scotch-Irish2,1512.1
Scottish2,9772.9
Slovak1840.2
Subsaharan African470.0
Swedish4,0954.0
Swiss4240.4
Ukrainian5140.5
United States or American5,3905.3
Welsh1,0761.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)340.0
Other ancestries21,93521.4
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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