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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kent 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 126,697 100.0
      enrolled in school 35,984 100.0   Native 121,647 96.0
Nursery school, preschool 2,093 5.8       Born in United States 119,150 94.0
Kindergarten 1,830 5.1           State of residence 62,426 49.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 16,016 44.5           Different state 56,724 44.8
High school (grades 9-12) 7,457 20.7       Born outside United States 2,497 2.0
College or graduate school 8,588 23.9   Foreign born 5,050 4.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,903 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,605 2.1
  Population 25 years and over 79,249 100.0       Not a citizen 2,445 1.9
Less than 9th grade 5,063 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,249 14.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 26,100 32.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,050 100.0
Some college, no degree 16,897 21.3   Europe 1,413 28.0
Associate degree 5,171 6.5   Asia 1,601 31.7
Bachelor's degree 9,201 11.6   Africa 395 7.8
Graduate or professional degree 5,568 7.0   Oceania 7 0.1
        Latin America 1,344 26.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.4 (X)   Northern America 290 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 117,562 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 97,662 100.0   English only 108,274 92.1
Never married 25,397 26.0   Language other than English 9,288 7.9
Now married, except separated 53,225 54.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,543 3.0
Separated 2,152 2.2   Spanish 3,861 3.3
Widowed 6,220 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,533 1.3
 Female 5,017 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 3,759 3.2
Divorced 10,668 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,268 1.1
 Female 6,240 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,404 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 710 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 126,697 100.0
           under 18 years 2,793 100.0     Total ancestries reported 126,624 99.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,397 50.0   Arab 269 0.2
        Czech¹ 573 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 129 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 89,121 100.0   Dutch 1,731 1.4
Civilian veterans 16,574 18.6   English 13,865 10.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,900 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,215 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 18,826 14.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 31,040 100.0   Greek 345 0.3
With a disability 2,971 9.6   Hungarian 766 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 68,400 100.0   Irish¹ 16,448 13.0
With a disability 13,143 19.2   Italian 6,793 5.4
 Percent employed 57.5 (X)   Lithuanian 170 0.1
No disability 55,257 80.8   Norwegian 747 0.6
 Percent employed 79.4 (X)   Polish 3,814 3.0
     Population 65 years and over 13,793 100.0   Portuguese 200 0.2
With a disability 5,598 40.6   Russian 531 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,867 1.5
        Scottish 2,244 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 327 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 117,562 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,372 1.1
Same house in 1995 65,402 55.6   Swedish 802 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 49,763 42.3   Swiss 422 0.3
 Same county 28,622 24.3   Ukrainian 432 0.3
 Different county 21,141 18.0   United States or American 11,163 8.8
  Same state 6,119 5.2   Welsh 1,074 0.8
  Different state 15,022 12.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 755 0.6
Elsewhere in 1995 2,397 2.0   Other ancestries 36,844 29.1
 
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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