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Social Statistics

Colorado

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,166,004100.0
Nursery school, preschool79,0646.8
Kindergarten61,7495.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)503,11943.1
High school (grades 9-12)239,24020.5
College or graduate school282,83224.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,776,632100.0
Less than 9th grade134,3484.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma228,6918.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)644,36023.2
Some college, no degree667,61024.0
Associate degree193,8687.0
Bachelor's degree599,02821.6
Graduate or professional degree308,72711.1
Percent high school graduate or higher86.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher32.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over3,385,369100.0
Never married912,98327.0
Now married, except separated1,883,86355.6
Separated54,6741.6
Widowed160,2434.7
Female
128,7653.8
Divorced373,60611.0
Female
210,9576.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years66,903100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren28,52442.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,177,044100.0
Civilian veterans446,38514.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years977,264100.0
With a disability72,6237.4
Population 21 to 64 years2,550,417100.0
With a disability406,74215.9
Percent employed
61.9(X)
No disability2,143,67584.1
Percent employed
81.2(X)
Population 65 years and over398,644100.0
With a disability159,28940.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over4,006,285100.0
Same house in 19951,768,67844.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,102,89252.5
Same county
919,92523.0
Different county
1,182,96729.5
Same state
539,14713.5
Different state
643,82016.1
Elsewhere in 1995134,7153.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population4,301,261100.0
Native3,931,35891.4
Born in United States
3,875,90090.1
State of residence
1,766,73141.1
Different state
2,109,16949.0
Born outside United States
55,4581.3
Foreign born369,9038.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
201,0724.7
Naturalized citizen
116,8752.7
Not a citizen
253,0285.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)369,894100.0
Europe65,27417.6
Asia72,41719.6
Africa9,7632.6
Oceania3,0650.8
Latin America205,69155.6
Northern America13,6843.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over4,006,285100.0
English only3,402,26684.9
Language other than English604,01915.1
Speak English less than 'very well
267,5046.7
Spanish
421,67010.5
Speak English less than "very well"
202,8835.1
Other Indo-European languages
100,1482.5
Speak English less than "very well"
26,9430.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
63,7451.6
Speak English less than "very well"
32,1380.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population4,301,261100.0

Total ancestries reported

4,783,916111.2
Arab12,5880.3
Czech136,6500.9
Danish43,2161.0
Dutch86,4012.0
English515,05812.0
French (except Basque)1142,6233.3
French Canadian129,4640.7
German948,37122.0
Greek15,5660.4
Hungarian18,4110.4
Irish1527,50612.3
Italian201,7874.7
Lithuanian8,6900.2
Norwegian109,7442.6
Polish101,1902.4
Portuguese7,0510.2
Russian45,9451.1
Scotch-Irish89,0352.1
Scottish114,2162.7
Slovak6,6920.2
Subsaharan African17,7660.4
Swedish118,8462.8
Swiss21,0020.5
Ukrainian10,7090.2
United States or American221,4635.1
Welsh42,5141.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4,6930.1
Other ancestries1,286,71929.9
(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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