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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Adams County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 363,857 100.0
      enrolled in school 95,644 100.0   Native 318,269 87.5
Nursery school, preschool 6,628 6.9       Born in United States 315,240 86.6
Kindergarten 5,975 6.2           State of residence 175,535 48.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 47,158 49.3           Different state 139,705 38.4
High school (grades 9-12) 20,186 21.1       Born outside United States 3,029 0.8
College or graduate school 15,697 16.4   Foreign born 45,588 12.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 25,741 7.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12,266 3.4
  Population 25 years and over 223,094 100.0       Not a citizen 33,322 9.2
Less than 9th grade 17,141 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 30,099 13.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 68,641 30.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 45,588 100.0
Some college, no degree 52,880 23.7   Europe 4,522 9.9
Associate degree 15,557 7.0   Asia 7,982 17.5
Bachelor's degree 28,003 12.6   Africa 406 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 10,773 4.8   Oceania 135 0.3
        Latin America 31,761 69.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.8 (X)   Northern America 782 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 333,734 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 275,583 100.0   English only 261,523 78.4
Never married 71,202 25.8   Language other than English 72,211 21.6
Now married, except separated 154,670 56.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36,571 11.0
Separated 5,714 2.1   Spanish 55,788 16.7
Widowed 11,963 4.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 29,221 8.8
 Female 9,613 3.5   Other Indo-European languages 6,598 2.0
Divorced 32,034 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,009 0.6
 Female 17,445 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8,957 2.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,113 1.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 363,857 100.0
           under 18 years 9,715 100.0     Total ancestries reported 396,651 109.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,979 41.0   Arab 712 0.2
        Czech¹ 2,782 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,780 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 259,921 100.0   Dutch 6,372 1.8
Civilian veterans 34,426 13.2   English 32,252 8.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 11,513 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,214 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 73,889 20.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 88,429 100.0   Greek 1,119 0.3
With a disability 7,078 8.0   Hungarian 1,428 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 214,763 100.0   Irish¹ 40,219 11.1
With a disability 42,188 19.6   Italian 16,987 4.7
 Percent employed 61.9 (X)   Lithuanian 357 0.1
No disability 172,575 80.4   Norwegian 8,165 2.2
 Percent employed 80.1 (X)   Polish 7,454 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 27,587 100.0   Portuguese 618 0.2
With a disability 12,246 44.4   Russian 2,493 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 5,603 1.5
        Scottish 6,239 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 429 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 333,734 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,177 0.3
Same house in 1995 146,087 43.8   Swedish 8,037 2.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 173,786 52.1   Swiss 1,189 0.3
 Same county 72,362 21.7   Ukrainian 733 0.2
 Different county 101,424 30.4   United States or American 17,006 4.7
  Same state 62,234 18.6   Welsh 2,638 0.7
  Different state 39,190 11.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 220 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 13,861 4.2   Other ancestries 142,026 39.0
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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