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Maricopa county arizona dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school833,554100.0
Nursery school, preschool51,3176.2
Kindergarten48,0845.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)372,31144.7
High school (grades 9-12)163,92919.7
College or graduate school197,91323.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,934,957100.0
Less than 9th grade144,0427.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma194,54910.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)446,44523.1
Some college, no degree513,82326.6
Associate degree135,2177.0
Bachelor's degree332,31517.2
Graduate or professional degree168,5668.7
Percent high school graduate or higher82.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,368,786100.0
Never married634,52926.8
Now married, except separated1,299,58154.9
Separated44,5761.9
Widowed131,5655.6
Female
105,1084.4
Divorced258,53510.9
Female
148,4866.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years62,960100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren25,90741.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,240,811100.0
Civilian veterans307,78413.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years715,495100.0
With a disability56,3807.9
Population 21 to 64 years1,735,663100.0
With a disability314,15818.1
Percent employed
60.7(X)
No disability1,421,50581.9
Percent employed
76.4(X)
Population 65 years and over351,120100.0
With a disability134,45438.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over2,832,694100.0
Same house in 19951,177,22141.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,524,38253.8
Same county
965,60334.1
Different county
558,77919.7
Same state
66,7202.4
Different state
492,05917.4
Elsewhere in 1995131,0914.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population3,072,149100.0
Native2,630,90985.6
Born in United States
2,599,09784.6
State of residence
988,11532.2
Different state
1,610,98252.4
Born outside United States
31,8121.0
Foreign born441,24014.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
237,9747.7
Naturalized citizen
114,0483.7
Not a citizen
327,19210.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)441,240100.0
Europe49,01511.1
Asia56,89112.9
Africa6,5061.5
Oceania2,1500.5
Latin America309,50870.1
Northern America17,1703.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over2,832,694100.0
English only2,148,69675.9
Language other than English683,99824.1
Speak English less than 'very well
328,03511.6
Spanish
540,74219.1
Speak English less than "very well"
280,8549.9
Other Indo-European languages
70,6942.5
Speak English less than "very well"
19,8670.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
45,1551.6
Speak English less than "very well"
20,2210.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population3,072,149100.0

Total ancestries reported

3,242,715105.6
Arab12,6860.4
Czech120,2310.7
Danish25,1630.8
Dutch50,9411.7
English318,28610.4
French (except Basque)188,8042.9
French Canadian121,2410.7
German502,33116.4
Greek11,6020.4
Hungarian15,5050.5
Irish1326,88810.6
Italian154,3445.0
Lithuanian6,4820.2
Norwegian68,0092.2
Polish86,3032.8
Portuguese7,4540.2
Russian26,9260.9
Scotch-Irish43,4621.4
Scottish60,1722.0
Slovak5,7670.2
Subsaharan African10,4710.3
Swedish60,2522.0
Swiss10,7560.4
Ukrainian7,2210.2
United States or American141,2734.6
Welsh23,0270.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3,4910.1
Other ancestries1,133,62736.9
(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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