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Sierra county california dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school875100.0
Nursery school, preschool525.9
Kindergarten414.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)37743.1
High school (grades 9-12)28132.1
College or graduate school12414.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,540100.0
Less than 9th grade1234.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2529.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)73028.7
Some college, no degree77630.6
Associate degree2238.8
Bachelor's degree28911.4
Graduate or professional degree1475.8
Percent high school graduate or higher85.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,906100.0
Never married56019.3
Now married, except separated1,73059.5
Separated642.2
Widowed2077.1
Female
1625.6
Divorced34511.9
Female
1404.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years37100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3389.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,723100.0
Civilian veterans52819.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years789100.0
With a disability415.2
Population 21 to 64 years1,999100.0
With a disability47623.8
Percent employed
51.3(X)
No disability1,52376.2
Percent employed
72.2(X)
Population 65 years and over585100.0
With a disability21336.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over3,409100.0
Same house in 19952,08461.1
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,31238.5
Same county
47313.9
Different county
83924.6
Same state
60617.8
Different state
2336.8
Elsewhere in 1995130.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population3,555100.0
Native3,44897.0
Born in United States
3,42896.4
State of residence
2,04557.5
Different state
1,38338.9
Born outside United States
200.6
Foreign born1073.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
341.0
Naturalized citizen
551.5
Not a citizen
521.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)107100.0
Europe2624.3
Asia2321.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America5349.5
Northern America54.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over3,409100.0
English only3,19493.7
Language other than English2156.3
Speak English less than 'very well
682.0
Spanish
1093.2
Speak English less than "very well"
571.7
Other Indo-European languages
952.8
Speak English less than "very well"
40.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
110.3
Speak English less than "very well"
70.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population3,555100.0

Total ancestries reported

4,189117.8
Arab00.0
Czech1300.8
Danish371.0
Dutch882.5
English73920.8
French (except Basque)12055.8
French Canadian1260.7
German46413.1
Greek50.1
Hungarian50.1
Irish168819.4
Italian3178.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian671.9
Polish431.2
Portuguese330.9
Russian391.1
Scotch-Irish521.5
Scottish1484.2
Slovak70.2
Subsaharan African40.1
Swedish1153.2
Swiss1434.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2838.0
Welsh170.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries63417.8
(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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