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Jefferson county colorado dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school141,847100.0
Nursery school, preschool10,4777.4
Kindergarten7,3825.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)61,96743.7
High school (grades 9-12)30,97621.8
College or graduate school31,04521.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over351,579100.0
Less than 9th grade7,3552.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma21,3926.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)79,40222.6
Some college, no degree89,77325.5
Associate degree25,1617.2
Bachelor's degree86,00424.5
Graduate or professional degree42,49212.1
Percent high school graduate or higher91.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher36.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over417,520100.0
Never married102,59324.6
Now married, except separated242,88358.2
Separated4,9961.2
Widowed18,3864.4
Female
14,6233.5
Divorced48,66211.7
Female
27,8026.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,687100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,50637.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over393,997100.0
Civilian veterans54,87513.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years118,054100.0
With a disability7,7186.5
Population 21 to 64 years322,615100.0
With a disability43,80613.6
Percent employed
68.6(X)
No disability278,80986.4
Percent employed
83.9(X)
Population 65 years and over48,742100.0
With a disability17,32735.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over494,065100.0
Same house in 1995251,24450.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995233,72747.3
Same county
103,97021.0
Different county
129,75726.3
Same state
68,93814.0
Different state
60,81912.3
Elsewhere in 19959,0941.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population527,056100.0
Native498,65694.6
Born in United States
494,04893.7
State of residence
234,97844.6
Different state
259,07049.2
Born outside United States
4,6080.9
Foreign born28,4005.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
12,5422.4
Naturalized citizen
12,3672.3
Not a citizen
16,0333.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)28,396100.0
Europe9,04931.9
Asia8,55130.1
Africa6292.2
Oceania2470.9
Latin America8,23329.0
Northern America1,6875.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over494,065100.0
English only448,45790.8
Language other than English45,6089.2
Speak English less than 'very well
16,8963.4
Spanish
23,7234.8
Speak English less than "very well"
8,8281.8
Other Indo-European languages
12,6952.6
Speak English less than "very well"
3,8510.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7,7161.6
Speak English less than "very well"
3,8410.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population527,056100.0

Total ancestries reported

635,139120.5
Arab1,6480.3
Czech15,9201.1
Danish6,8551.3
Dutch11,6612.2
English77,80014.8
French (except Basque)121,5794.1
French Canadian14,0810.8
German142,29027.0
Greek2,2160.4
Hungarian3,1720.6
Irish179,45815.1
Italian34,4496.5
Lithuanian1,2370.2
Norwegian16,9183.2
Polish16,0353.0
Portuguese7020.1
Russian5,5561.1
Scotch-Irish12,8012.4
Scottish16,2373.1
Slovak9130.2
Subsaharan African8110.2
Swedish19,9843.8
Swiss2,9690.6
Ukrainian1,6710.3
United States or American25,8234.9
Welsh6,2431.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2820.1
Other ancestries115,82822.0
(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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