U.S. Beacon February 18, 2020

Grand Junction, CO

Mesa County, Colorado

Latitude: 39.080531     Longitude: -108.559097
Population 45,299 (2005)
Elevation of Grand Junction, Colorado: 4597 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0831660, place: Grand Junction city, Colorado)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 10,482 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 680 (6.49%)
Kindergarten: 379 (3.62%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 4,107 (39.18%)
High school (grades 9-12): 2,050 (19.56%)
College or graduate school: 3,266 (31.16%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 28,158 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 1,414 (5.02%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 2,828 (10.04%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 7,514 (26.69%)
Some college, no degree: 7,017 (24.92%)
Associate degree: 1,995 (7.09%)
Bachelor's degree: 4,872 (17.3%)
Graduate or professional degree: 2,518 (8.94%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 84.9%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 34,790 (100%)
Never married: 8,926 (25.66%)
Now married, except separated: 18,155 (52.18%)
Separated: 485 (1.39%)
Total Widowed: 2,844 (8.17%)
Widowed Female: 2,409 (6.92%)
Total Divorced: 4,380 (12.59%)
Divorced Female: 2,549 (7.33%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 345 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 185 (53.62%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 33,212 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 5,451 (16.41%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 9,114 (100%)
--With a disability: 912 (10.01%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 22,542 (100%)
--With a disability: 5,200 (23.07%)
----Percent employed: 60.3%
--No disability: 17,342 (76.93%)
----Percent employed: 80.5%
Population 65 years and over: 7,235 (100%)
--With a disability: 2,951 (40.79%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 39,775 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 16,536 (41.57%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 22,740 (57.17%)
--Same county: 11,840 (29.77%)
--Different county: 10,900 (27.4%)
----Same state: 4,441 (11.17%)
----Different state: 6,459 (16.24%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 499 (1.25%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 42,225 (100%)
Native: 40,491 (95.89%)
--Born in United States: 40,229 (100%)
----State of residence: 19,807 (46.91%)
----Different state: 20,422 (48.36%)
--Born outside United States: 262 (0.62%)
Foreign born: 1,734 (4.11%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 868 (2.06%)
--Naturalized citizen: 690 (1.63%)
--Not a citizen: 1,044 (2.47%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,734 (100%)
Europe: 380 (21.91%)
Asia: 180 (10.38%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 16 (0.92%)
Latin America: 1,055 (60.84%)
Northern America: 103 (5.94%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 39,775 (100%)
English only: 35,999 (90.51%)
Language other than English: 3,776 (9.49%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,410 (3.54%)
--Spanish: 2,947 (7.41%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 1,175 (2.95%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 648 (1.63%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 155 (0.39%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 145 (0.36%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 80 (0.2%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 42,225 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 45,279% (107.23%)
Arab: 67 (0.16%)
Czech: 329 (0.78%)
Danish: 588 (1.39%)
Dutch: 724 (1.71%)
English: 6,396 (15.15%)
French (except Basque): 1,429 (3.38%)
French Canadian: 186 (0.44%)
German: 9,128 (21.62%)
Greek: 134 (0.32%)
Hungarian: 123 (0.29%)
Irish: 4,789 (11.34%)
Italian: 1,825 (4.32%)
Lithuanian: 62 (0.15%)
Norwegian: 1,181 (2.8%)
Polish: 709 (1.68%)
Portuguese: 101 (0.24%)
Russian: 231 (0.55%)
Scotch-Irish: 1,030 (2.44%)
Scottish: 1,159 (2.74%)
Slovak: 27 (0.06%)
Subsaharan African: 74 (0.18%)
Swedish: 1,381 (3.27%)
Swiss: 113 (0.27%)
Ukrainian: 91 (0.22%)
United States or American: 3,327 (7.88%)
Welsh: 573 (1.36%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 27 (0.06%)
Other ancestries: 9,475 (22.44%)

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