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Social Statistics

Denver, Colorado,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school130,485100.0
Nursery school, preschool8,2686.3
Kindergarten7,3455.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)53,34140.9
High school (grades 9-12)23,22217.8
College or graduate school38,30929.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over374,478100.0
Less than 9th grade34,2539.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma44,78112.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)74,92220.0
Some college, no degree73,09019.5
Associate degree18,3674.9
Bachelor's degree82,75022.1
Graduate or professional degree46,31512.4
Percent high school graduate or higher78.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher34.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over451,498100.0
Never married162,10935.9
Now married, except separated195,07043.2
Separated10,5882.3
Widowed26,4125.8
Female
21,2724.7
Divorced57,31912.7
Female
32,4947.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years11,428100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4,71041.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over433,596100.0
Civilian veterans48,55811.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years104,835100.0
With a disability10,58410.1
Population 21 to 64 years346,164100.0
With a disability70,30620.3
Percent employed
58.9(X)
No disability275,85879.7
Percent employed
79.0(X)
Population 65 years and over60,016100.0
With a disability25,05341.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over517,349100.0
Same house in 1995220,80142.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995262,35450.7
Same county
125,79524.3
Different county
136,55926.4
Same state
64,50312.5
Different state
72,05613.9
Elsewhere in 199534,1946.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population554,636100.0
Native458,03582.6
Born in United States
452,11881.5
State of residence
222,53140.1
Different state
229,58741.4
Born outside United States
5,9171.1
Foreign born96,60117.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
60,31610.9
Naturalized citizen
22,1444.0
Not a citizen
74,45713.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)96,601100.0
Europe10,15810.5
Asia12,89313.3
Africa3,3853.5
Oceania4690.5
Latin America68,11570.5
Northern America1,5811.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over517,349100.0
English only377,88173.0
Language other than English139,46827.0
Speak English less than 'very well
75,49814.6
Spanish
108,88921.0
Speak English less than "very well"
62,69012.1
Other Indo-European languages
15,0902.9
Speak English less than "very well"
5,0021.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
10,7622.1
Speak English less than "very well"
6,1741.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population554,636100.0

Total ancestries reported

588,847106.2
Arab2,1930.4
Czech13,1740.6
Danish3,3790.6
Dutch8,1331.5
English45,8418.3
French (except Basque)113,6222.5
French Canadian12,6250.5
German76,68613.8
Greek2,3210.4
Hungarian2,0390.4
Irish153,1719.6
Italian19,3333.5
Lithuanian1,2130.2
Norwegian8,6431.6
Polish11,0552.0
Portuguese8170.1
Russian7,7851.4
Scotch-Irish8,8101.6
Scottish11,0462.0
Slovak6170.1
Subsaharan African5,7751.0
Swedish10,1581.8
Swiss1,8770.3
Ukrainian1,5700.3
United States or American18,6403.4
Welsh4,0390.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6720.1
Other ancestries263,61347.5
(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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