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Douglas county colorado dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school51,934100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,65010.9
Kindergarten3,2006.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)24,54247.3
High school (grades 9-12)9,82318.9
College or graduate school8,71916.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over112,436100.0
Less than 9th grade6490.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,7742.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,78513.1
Some college, no degree27,57624.5
Associate degree8,3497.4
Bachelor's degree41,09436.5
Graduate or professional degree17,20915.3
Percent high school graduate or higher97.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher51.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over127,775100.0
Never married21,76417.0
Now married, except separated93,59873.3
Separated9390.7
Widowed2,3961.9
Female
1,9221.5
Divorced9,0787.1
Female
5,4304.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,419100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren43430.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over120,220100.0
Civilian veterans14,71212.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years41,939100.0
With a disability2,2715.4
Population 21 to 64 years109,186100.0
With a disability8,6097.9
Percent employed
74.7(X)
No disability100,57792.1
Percent employed
83.9(X)
Population 65 years and over6,958100.0
With a disability2,18931.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over158,773100.0
Same house in 199554,53134.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995100,39263.2
Same county
18,56011.7
Different county
81,83251.5
Same state
42,84827.0
Different state
38,98424.6
Elsewhere in 19953,8502.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population175,766100.0
Native166,70194.8
Born in United States
164,40893.5
State of residence
59,42133.8
Different state
104,98759.7
Born outside United States
2,2931.3
Foreign born9,0655.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,1702.4
Naturalized citizen
4,2442.4
Not a citizen
4,8212.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9,065100.0
Europe2,56428.3
Asia3,42037.7
Africa2632.9
Oceania2272.5
Latin America1,31514.5
Northern America1,27614.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over158,773100.0
English only147,33892.8
Language other than English11,4357.2
Speak English less than 'very well
3,2222.0
Spanish
4,0562.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0590.7
Other Indo-European languages
4,2722.7
Speak English less than "very well"
8320.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,6531.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1830.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population175,766100.0

Total ancestries reported

213,014121.2
Arab6590.4
Czech12,0621.2
Danish2,1301.2
Dutch4,4632.5
English25,93514.8
French (except Basque)17,9964.5
French Canadian11,6851.0
German48,74527.7
Greek1,0970.6
Hungarian9510.5
Irish126,81515.3
Italian11,0516.3
Lithuanian5660.3
Norwegian6,5013.7
Polish6,1243.5
Portuguese4150.2
Russian2,2321.3
Scotch-Irish3,5602.0
Scottish6,3333.6
Slovak2720.2
Subsaharan African3380.2
Swedish6,7343.8
Swiss1,1020.6
Ukrainian5110.3
United States or American9,2995.3
Welsh2,1871.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2610.1
Other ancestries32,99018.8
(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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