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Weld county colorado dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school55,843100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,1865.7
Kindergarten2,7474.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)23,64042.3
High school (grades 9-12)10,73919.2
College or graduate school15,53127.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over106,245100.0
Less than 9th grade10,4599.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,17410.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)28,55126.9
Some college, no degree25,26423.8
Associate degree7,8007.3
Bachelor's degree15,46214.6
Graduate or professional degree7,5357.1
Percent high school graduate or higher79.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over137,931100.0
Never married36,28426.3
Now married, except separated80,84758.6
Separated2,1381.6
Widowed6,1424.5
Female
5,0163.6
Divorced12,5209.1
Female
6,7514.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,551100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,71648.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over129,753100.0
Civilian veterans15,15611.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years48,325100.0
With a disability3,7647.8
Population 21 to 64 years101,277100.0
With a disability18,89218.7
Percent employed
61.2(X)
No disability82,38581.3
Percent employed
79.4(X)
Population 65 years and over15,606100.0
With a disability6,84143.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over166,956100.0
Same house in 199570,99642.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199591,28754.7
Same county
44,03326.4
Different county
47,25428.3
Same state
29,54317.7
Different state
17,71110.6
Elsewhere in 19954,6732.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population180,936100.0
Native164,18490.7
Born in United States
162,52289.8
State of residence
94,18052.1
Different state
68,34237.8
Born outside United States
1,6620.9
Foreign born16,7529.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,1185.0
Naturalized citizen
4,4112.4
Not a citizen
12,3416.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)16,752100.0
Europe8675.2
Asia7824.7
Africa490.3
Oceania410.2
Latin America14,76888.2
Northern America2451.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over166,956100.0
English only133,14479.7
Language other than English33,81220.3
Speak English less than 'very well
16,3499.8
Spanish
30,45018.2
Speak English less than "very well"
15,4129.2
Other Indo-European languages
2,3531.4
Speak English less than "very well"
4510.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7520.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3480.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population180,936100.0

Total ancestries reported

191,427105.8
Arab1450.1
Czech11,1880.7
Danish1,9811.1
Dutch3,3551.9
English17,1579.5
French (except Basque)14,7062.6
French Canadian17770.4
German47,05126.0
Greek2780.2
Hungarian3070.2
Irish116,4529.1
Italian4,9922.8
Lithuanian980.1
Norwegian4,6272.6
Polish2,3631.3
Portuguese2250.1
Russian1,8771.0
Scotch-Irish3,1121.7
Scottish3,6192.0
Slovak2160.1
Subsaharan African1330.1
Swedish6,0343.3
Swiss8250.5
Ukrainian2130.1
United States or American8,6354.8
Welsh1,5920.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1450.1
Other ancestries59,32432.8
(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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