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Social Statistics

Arapahoe county colorado dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school134,175100.0
Nursery school, preschool9,2426.9
Kindergarten6,9145.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)60,66345.2
High school (grades 9-12)29,82722.2
College or graduate school27,52920.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over316,560100.0
Less than 9th grade9,6663.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma19,9086.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)64,92120.5
Some college, no degree81,32725.7
Associate degree23,5067.4
Bachelor's degree79,38525.1
Graduate or professional degree37,84712.0
Percent high school graduate or higher90.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher37.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over380,507100.0
Never married101,75626.7
Now married, except separated210,71055.4
Separated6,1461.6
Widowed16,3944.3
Female
13,4953.5
Divorced45,50112.0
Female
27,1557.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,857100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,46836.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over356,139100.0
Civilian veterans50,66914.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years113,010100.0
With a disability8,5127.5
Population 21 to 64 years296,149100.0
With a disability42,92214.5
Percent employed
67.5(X)
No disability253,22785.5
Percent employed
83.2(X)
Population 65 years and over40,100100.0
With a disability15,07337.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over454,817100.0
Same house in 1995201,55244.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995235,54951.8
Same county
89,91719.8
Different county
145,63232.0
Same state
73,18216.1
Different state
72,45015.9
Elsewhere in 199517,7163.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population487,967100.0
Native434,52589.0
Born in United States
427,31987.6
State of residence
175,84936.0
Different state
251,47051.5
Born outside United States
7,2061.5
Foreign born53,44211.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
28,7225.9
Naturalized citizen
19,6684.0
Not a citizen
33,7746.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)53,437100.0
Europe10,28819.3
Asia15,39728.8
Africa2,9335.5
Oceania5030.9
Latin America22,13141.4
Northern America2,1854.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over454,817100.0
English only384,27284.5
Language other than English70,54515.5
Speak English less than 'very well
33,1547.3
Spanish
37,6458.3
Speak English less than "very well"
19,7374.3
Other Indo-European languages
15,7063.5
Speak English less than "very well"
5,4251.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
13,4693.0
Speak English less than "very well"
6,7121.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population487,967100.0

Total ancestries reported

562,093115.2
Arab2,4220.5
Czech13,8830.8
Danish4,8791.0
Dutch10,3772.1
English60,49312.4
French (except Basque)116,3293.3
French Canadian13,3870.7
German108,09122.2
Greek2,9470.6
Hungarian2,3190.5
Irish164,24913.2
Italian21,3524.4
Lithuanian1,3110.3
Norwegian13,2302.7
Polish12,6342.6
Portuguese7860.2
Russian8,0861.7
Scotch-Irish9,9202.0
Scottish13,4112.7
Slovak7340.2
Subsaharan African5,0351.0
Swedish14,1312.9
Swiss2,3740.5
Ukrainian1,8250.4
United States or American23,1184.7
Welsh5,2741.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,0660.2
Other ancestries148,43030.4
(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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