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Social Statistics

Plumas county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,030100.0
Nursery school, preschool2374.7
Kindergarten2595.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,30045.7
High school (grades 9-12)1,31226.1
College or graduate school92218.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over14,786100.0
Less than 9th grade4302.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,3409.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,10227.7
Some college, no degree4,77132.3
Associate degree1,55410.5
Bachelor's degree1,73711.7
Graduate or professional degree8525.8
Percent high school graduate or higher88.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over17,071100.0
Never married2,93317.2
Now married, except separated10,76463.1
Separated3962.3
Widowed1,0486.1
Female
7934.6
Divorced1,93011.3
Female
9515.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years236100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11649.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over16,100100.0
Civilian veterans3,10119.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,462100.0
With a disability3317.4
Population 21 to 64 years11,626100.0
With a disability2,61022.4
Percent employed
48.1(X)
No disability9,01677.6
Percent employed
69.8(X)
Population 65 years and over3,587100.0
With a disability1,35037.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over19,853100.0
Same house in 199511,15556.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,52843.0
Same county
3,33216.8
Different county
5,19626.2
Same state
3,82219.3
Different state
1,3746.9
Elsewhere in 19951700.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population20,824100.0
Native20,29897.5
Born in United States
20,15796.8
State of residence
12,97062.3
Different state
7,18734.5
Born outside United States
1410.7
Foreign born5262.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1200.6
Naturalized citizen
2711.3
Not a citizen
2551.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)526100.0
Europe15930.2
Asia6211.8
Africa30.6
Oceania264.9
Latin America22142.0
Northern America5510.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over19,853100.0
English only18,76294.5
Language other than English1,0915.5
Speak English less than 'very well
3111.6
Spanish
7053.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2531.3
Other Indo-European languages
2931.5
Speak English less than "very well"
230.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
710.4
Speak English less than "very well"
350.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population20,824100.0

Total ancestries reported

24,215116.3
Arab310.1
Czech11760.8
Danish2091.0
Dutch5172.5
English3,89818.7
French (except Basque)19644.6
French Canadian11610.8
German4,26120.5
Greek710.3
Hungarian1090.5
Irish12,97914.3
Italian1,1025.3
Lithuanian40.0
Norwegian5322.6
Polish3461.7
Portuguese2631.3
Russian1630.8
Scotch-Irish5642.7
Scottish9084.4
Slovak240.1
Subsaharan African240.1
Swedish5572.7
Swiss2401.2
Ukrainian140.1
United States or American1,3486.5
Welsh2451.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries4,50521.6
(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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