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Social Statistics for Garfield County, Colorado

Garfield county colorado dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,894100.0
Nursery school, preschool7767.1
Kindergarten5374.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,22948.0
High school (grades 9-12)2,67624.6
College or graduate school1,67615.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over27,884100.0
Less than 9th grade1,6335.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,4518.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,49926.9
Some college, no degree7,50226.9
Associate degree2,1547.7
Bachelor's degree4,91817.6
Graduate or professional degree1,7276.2
Percent high school graduate or higher85.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over33,930100.0
Never married7,61322.4
Now married, except separated20,08559.2
Separated5361.6
Widowed1,3183.9
Female
9582.8
Divorced4,37812.9
Female
2,3526.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years570100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren24743.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over31,864100.0
Civilian veterans4,04012.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years10,301100.0
With a disability6736.5
Population 21 to 64 years26,098100.0
With a disability3,87514.8
Percent employed
64.0(X)
No disability22,22385.2
Percent employed
81.7(X)
Population 65 years and over3,483100.0
With a disability1,14032.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over40,474100.0
Same house in 199516,13239.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199522,97556.8
Same county
11,05427.3
Different county
11,92129.5
Same state
5,71214.1
Different state
6,20915.3
Elsewhere in 19951,3673.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population43,791100.0
Native39,22889.6
Born in United States
38,99289.0
State of residence
17,39939.7
Different state
21,59349.3
Born outside United States
2360.5
Foreign born4,56310.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,7896.4
Naturalized citizen
9362.1
Not a citizen
3,6278.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,563100.0
Europe4319.4
Asia791.7
Africa90.2
Oceania250.5
Latin America3,87885.0
Northern America1413.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over40,474100.0
English only34,21784.5
Language other than English6,25715.5
Speak English less than 'very well
3,1917.9
Spanish
5,60313.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3,0387.5
Other Indo-European languages
5091.3
Speak English less than "very well"
980.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
640.2
Speak English less than "very well"
210.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population43,791100.0

Total ancestries reported

47,859109.3
Arab00.0
Czech14160.9
Danish4431.0
Dutch9972.3
English5,92113.5
French (except Basque)11,8454.2
French Canadian14251.0
German9,14720.9
Greek1240.3
Hungarian2690.6
Irish16,08013.9
Italian2,4175.5
Lithuanian360.1
Norwegian1,6263.7
Polish8151.9
Portuguese450.1
Russian2480.6
Scotch-Irish1,1072.5
Scottish1,1612.7
Slovak270.1
Subsaharan African110.0
Swedish1,0892.5
Swiss1850.4
Ukrainian440.1
United States or American2,4325.6
Welsh4961.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)10.0
Other ancestries10,45223.9
(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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