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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: New London 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 259,088 100.0
      enrolled in school 67,054 100.0   Native 245,086 94.6
Nursery school, preschool 4,394 6.6       Born in United States 239,041 92.3
Kindergarten 4,003 6.0           State of residence 139,344 53.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 29,925 44.6           Different state 99,697 38.5
High school (grades 9-12) 14,292 21.3       Born outside United States 6,045 2.3
College or graduate school 14,440 21.5   Foreign born 14,002 5.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,864 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7,955 3.1
  Population 25 years and over 173,910 100.0       Not a citizen 6,047 2.3
Less than 9th grade 8,047 4.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16,229 9.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 55,719 32.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 14,002 100.0
Some college, no degree 35,225 20.3   Europe 5,055 36.1
Associate degree 13,074 7.5   Asia 3,728 26.6
Bachelor's degree 26,426 15.2   Africa 661 4.7
Graduate or professional degree 19,190 11.0   Oceania 99 0.7
        Latin America 3,328 23.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.0 (X)   Northern America 1,131 8.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 242,931 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 206,131 100.0   English only 218,025 89.7
Never married 52,287 25.4   Language other than English 24,906 10.3
Now married, except separated 114,630 55.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,621 3.5
Separated 3,729 1.8   Spanish 10,967 4.5
Widowed 13,389 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,148 1.7
 Female 10,808 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 10,128 4.2
Divorced 22,096 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,106 1.3
 Female 12,383 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,043 1.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,166 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 259,088 100.0
           under 18 years 3,408 100.0     Total ancestries reported 320,364 123.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,274 37.4   Arab 898 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,402 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 982 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 189,219 100.0   Dutch 3,112 1.2
Civilian veterans 31,973 16.9   English 38,208 14.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 23,242 9.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13,214 5.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 31,353 12.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 54,724 100.0   Greek 2,340 0.9
With a disability 4,857 8.9   Hungarian 1,550 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 143,627 100.0   Irish¹ 48,189 18.6
With a disability 24,230 16.9   Italian 35,489 13.7
 Percent employed 61.8 (X)   Lithuanian 1,582 0.6
No disability 119,397 83.1   Norwegian 2,421 0.9
 Percent employed 82.1 (X)   Polish 22,934 8.9
     Population 65 years and over 31,760 100.0   Portuguese 5,489 2.1
With a disability 12,067 38.0   Russian 4,037 1.6
        Scotch-Irish 4,847 1.9
        Scottish 7,891 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 412 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 242,931 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,675 0.6
Same house in 1995 134,172 55.2   Swedish 5,426 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 104,552 43.0   Swiss 574 0.2
 Same county 60,739 25.0   Ukrainian 2,041 0.8
 Different county 43,813 18.0   United States or American 10,825 4.2
  Same state 14,149 5.8   Welsh 1,630 0.6
  Different state 29,664 12.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,780 0.7
Elsewhere in 1995 4,207 1.7   Other ancestries 46,821 18.1
 
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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