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Social Statistics for Bent County, Colorado

Bent county colorado dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,547100.0
Nursery school, preschool1187.6
Kindergarten513.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)69144.7
High school (grades 9-12)45529.4
College or graduate school23215.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over4,037100.0
Less than 9th grade3358.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma58714.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,41535.1
Some college, no degree94623.4
Associate degree2917.2
Bachelor's degree3488.6
Graduate or professional degree1152.8
Percent high school graduate or higher77.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over4,855100.0
Never married88418.2
Now married, except separated3,06163.0
Separated901.9
Widowed4038.3
Female
2575.3
Divorced4178.6
Female
1984.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years110100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5751.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over4,572100.0
Civilian veterans80817.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,288100.0
With a disability13410.4
Population 21 to 64 years2,654100.0
With a disability66925.2
Percent employed
39.9(X)
No disability1,98574.8
Percent employed
80.2(X)
Population 65 years and over782100.0
With a disability38349.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over5,652100.0
Same house in 19952,81049.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,80749.7
Same county
70512.5
Different county
2,10237.2
Same state
1,08419.2
Different state
1,01818.0
Elsewhere in 1995350.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population5,998100.0
Native5,73295.6
Born in United States
5,71995.3
State of residence
3,41757.0
Different state
2,30238.4
Born outside United States
130.2
Foreign born2664.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1101.8
Naturalized citizen
851.4
Not a citizen
1813.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)266100.0
Europe3412.8
Asia259.4
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America19472.9
Northern America134.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over5,652100.0
English only4,70183.2
Language other than English95116.8
Speak English less than 'very well
3526.2
Spanish
87015.4
Speak English less than "very well"
3105.5
Other Indo-European languages
220.4
Speak English less than "very well"
80.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
240.4
Speak English less than "very well"
160.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population5,998100.0

Total ancestries reported

4,93782.3
Arab30.1
Czech1310.5
Danish180.3
Dutch1282.1
English4988.3
French (except Basque)11212.0
French Canadian1500.8
German1,04617.4
Greek00.0
Hungarian250.4
Irish13666.1
Italian961.6
Lithuanian40.1
Norwegian651.1
Polish370.6
Portuguese00.0
Russian30.1
Scotch-Irish601.0
Scottish761.3
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish971.6
Swiss60.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American4557.6
Welsh280.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,72428.7
(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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