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Prowers county colorado dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,102100.0
Nursery school, preschool3398.3
Kindergarten2566.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,98948.5
High school (grades 9-12)91922.4
College or graduate school59914.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,545100.0
Less than 9th grade1,27314.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,12113.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,46828.9
Some college, no degree1,97423.1
Associate degree6938.1
Bachelor's degree6407.5
Graduate or professional degree3764.4
Percent high school graduate or higher72.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,879100.0
Never married2,27920.9
Now married, except separated6,81362.6
Separated1301.2
Widowed6686.1
Female
5985.5
Divorced9899.1
Female
5054.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years304100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren16353.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over10,136100.0
Civilian veterans1,03710.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,920100.0
With a disability3087.9
Population 21 to 64 years7,474100.0
With a disability1,52620.4
Percent employed
57.0(X)
No disability5,94879.6
Percent employed
81.8(X)
Population 65 years and over1,728100.0
With a disability82447.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over13,323100.0
Same house in 19956,89051.7
Different house in the U.S. in 19955,90444.3
Same county
3,37625.3
Different county
2,52819.0
Same state
1,2039.0
Different state
1,3259.9
Elsewhere in 19955294.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population14,483100.0
Native12,94789.4
Born in United States
12,89989.1
State of residence
8,44658.3
Different state
4,45330.7
Born outside United States
480.3
Foreign born1,53610.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9186.3
Naturalized citizen
2852.0
Not a citizen
1,2518.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,536100.0
Europe684.4
Asia473.1
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1,40391.3
Northern America181.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over13,323100.0
English only10,07675.6
Language other than English3,24724.4
Speak English less than 'very well
1,54211.6
Spanish
3,07823.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,49111.2
Other Indo-European languages
1331.0
Speak English less than "very well"
290.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
240.2
Speak English less than "very well"
220.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population14,483100.0

Total ancestries reported

13,15790.8
Arab160.1
Czech1750.5
Danish1270.9
Dutch3612.5
English1,44510.0
French (except Basque)11661.1
French Canadian1350.2
German2,45116.9
Greek70.0
Hungarian240.2
Irish11,1297.8
Italian2521.7
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1791.2
Polish600.4
Portuguese00.0
Russian530.4
Scotch-Irish2191.5
Scottish1651.1
Slovak10.0
Subsaharan African60.0
Swedish1411.0
Swiss530.4
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,1788.1
Welsh160.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)30.0
Other ancestries4,99534.5
(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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