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Washington county colorado dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,252100.0
Nursery school, preschool1028.1
Kindergarten735.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)58646.8
High school (grades 9-12)37530.0
College or graduate school1169.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over3,314100.0
Less than 9th grade2688.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma33810.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,11533.6
Some college, no degree87826.5
Associate degree2417.3
Bachelor's degree35610.7
Graduate or professional degree1183.6
Percent high school graduate or higher81.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over3,891100.0
Never married76019.5
Now married, except separated2,49464.1
Separated371.0
Widowed2837.3
Female
2366.1
Divorced3178.1
Female
1513.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years68100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2232.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over3,625100.0
Civilian veterans56115.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,143100.0
With a disability766.6
Population 21 to 64 years2,560100.0
With a disability41116.1
Percent employed
62.3(X)
No disability2,14983.9
Percent employed
82.8(X)
Population 65 years and over873100.0
With a disability37042.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over4,615100.0
Same house in 19952,96264.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,61034.9
Same county
69715.1
Different county
91319.8
Same state
63913.8
Different state
2745.9
Elsewhere in 1995430.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population4,926100.0
Native4,80297.5
Born in United States
4,77797.0
State of residence
3,48170.7
Different state
1,29626.3
Born outside United States
250.5
Foreign born1242.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
751.5
Naturalized citizen
320.6
Not a citizen
921.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)124100.0
Europe129.7
Asia54.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America10483.9
Northern America32.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over4,615100.0
English only4,37394.8
Language other than English2425.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1062.3
Spanish
2014.4
Speak English less than "very well"
992.1
Other Indo-European languages
350.8
Speak English less than "very well"
60.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
60.1
Speak English less than "very well"
10.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population4,926100.0

Total ancestries reported

4,77196.9
Arab00.0
Czech1531.1
Danish601.2
Dutch911.8
English52810.7
French (except Basque)1791.6
French Canadian1100.2
German1,68934.3
Greek70.1
Hungarian40.1
Irish160612.3
Italian471.0
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1262.6
Polish611.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian380.8
Scotch-Irish911.8
Scottish1052.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African30.1
Swedish1162.4
Swiss250.5
Ukrainian20.0
United States or American4659.4
Welsh140.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries55111.2
(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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