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Rio grande county colorado dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,385100.0
Nursery school, preschool3008.9
Kindergarten1584.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,67449.5
High school (grades 9-12)75322.2
College or graduate school50014.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over7,959100.0
Less than 9th grade93111.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma81310.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,38630.0
Some college, no degree1,83123.0
Associate degree4986.3
Bachelor's degree1,10913.9
Graduate or professional degree3914.9
Percent high school graduate or higher78.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over9,562100.0
Never married1,90419.9
Now married, except separated5,89561.7
Separated1501.6
Widowed6146.4
Female
5015.2
Divorced99910.4
Female
5005.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years267100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15056.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over8,914100.0
Civilian veterans1,36115.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,075100.0
With a disability2538.2
Population 21 to 64 years6,630100.0
With a disability1,25018.9
Percent employed
55.4(X)
No disability5,38081.1
Percent employed
77.0(X)
Population 65 years and over1,683100.0
With a disability86151.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over11,583100.0
Same house in 19956,55156.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,81141.5
Same county
2,32020.0
Different county
2,49121.5
Same state
1,45612.6
Different state
1,0358.9
Elsewhere in 19952211.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population12,413100.0
Native11,66894.0
Born in United States
11,51592.8
State of residence
7,50260.4
Different state
4,01332.3
Born outside United States
1531.2
Foreign born7456.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3092.5
Naturalized citizen
3382.7
Not a citizen
4073.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)745100.0
Europe395.2
Asia20.3
Africa00.0
Oceania60.8
Latin America67991.1
Northern America192.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over11,583100.0
English only8,39072.4
Language other than English3,19327.6
Speak English less than 'very well
9137.9
Spanish
3,11226.9
Speak English less than "very well"
8927.7
Other Indo-European languages
540.5
Speak English less than "very well"
100.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
40.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population12,413100.0

Total ancestries reported

12,06897.2
Arab410.3
Czech1640.5
Danish660.5
Dutch2912.3
English1,28410.3
French (except Basque)12552.1
French Canadian1550.4
German2,12817.1
Greek100.1
Hungarian220.2
Irish18216.6
Italian1881.5
Lithuanian60.0
Norwegian940.8
Polish1181.0
Portuguese340.3
Russian80.1
Scotch-Irish2632.1
Scottish1841.5
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish1701.4
Swiss950.8
Ukrainian170.1
United States or American8917.2
Welsh850.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries4,87839.3
(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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