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Social Statistics

Mesa 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 school29,470100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,9156.5
Kindergarten1,4504.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,52645.9
High school (grades 9-12)6,74322.9
College or graduate school5,83619.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over76,358100.0
Less than 9th grade3,4924.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,96110.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)23,15430.3
Some college, no degree19,60625.7
Associate degree5,3817.0
Bachelor's degree11,17414.6
Graduate or professional degree5,5907.3
Percent high school graduate or higher85.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over92,577100.0
Never married20,16021.8
Now married, except separated54,41158.8
Separated1,3111.4
Widowed6,1126.6
Female
4,9525.3
Divorced10,58311.4
Female
6,1256.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,612100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren86353.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over87,283100.0
Civilian veterans14,90817.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years26,999100.0
With a disability2,3058.5
Population 21 to 64 years63,871100.0
With a disability13,53221.2
Percent employed
58.2(X)
No disability50,33978.8
Percent employed
80.1(X)
Population 65 years and over17,045100.0
With a disability6,91340.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over109,124100.0
Same house in 199549,19045.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199558,90354.0
Same county
31,75829.1
Different county
27,14524.9
Same state
11,32810.4
Different state
15,81714.5
Elsewhere in 19951,0310.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population116,255100.0
Native112,81297.0
Born in United States
112,12396.4
State of residence
57,06949.1
Different state
55,05447.4
Born outside United States
6890.6
Foreign born3,4433.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,4691.3
Naturalized citizen
1,3601.2
Not a citizen
2,0831.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,443100.0
Europe72621.1
Asia39811.6
Africa351.0
Oceania320.9
Latin America2,02958.9
Northern America2236.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over109,124100.0
English only100,42492.0
Language other than English8,7008.0
Speak English less than 'very well
3,0022.8
Spanish
6,5946.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2,5232.3
Other Indo-European languages
1,6711.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2880.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2920.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1750.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population116,255100.0

Total ancestries reported

120,883104.0
Arab1400.1
Czech17700.7
Danish1,5001.3
Dutch2,5162.2
English16,67514.3
French (except Basque)14,0633.5
French Canadian18460.7
German24,93421.4
Greek2490.2
Hungarian2360.2
Irish113,24811.4
Italian4,1963.6
Lithuanian1980.2
Norwegian2,8092.4
Polish1,7451.5
Portuguese2580.2
Russian6370.5
Scotch-Irish2,7732.4
Scottish3,0262.6
Slovak1170.1
Subsaharan African1170.1
Swedish3,4072.9
Swiss5330.5
Ukrainian1160.1
United States or American10,0428.6
Welsh1,4731.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)850.1
Other ancestries24,17420.8
(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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