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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sussex 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 156,638 100.0
      enrolled in school 34,179 100.0   Native 149,631 95.5
Nursery school, preschool 2,288 6.7       Born in United States 148,475 94.8
Kindergarten 1,908 5.6           State of residence 71,723 45.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 16,169 47.3           Different state 76,752 49.0
High school (grades 9-12) 8,359 24.5       Born outside United States 1,156 0.7
College or graduate school 5,455 16.0   Foreign born 7,007 4.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,849 2.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,175 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 110,599 100.0       Not a citizen 4,832 3.1
Less than 9th grade 7,752 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18,227 16.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 39,366 35.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,007 100.0
Some college, no degree 20,177 18.2   Europe 1,077 15.4
Associate degree 6,703 6.1   Asia 662 9.4
Bachelor's degree 11,199 10.1   Africa 49 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 7,175 6.5   Oceania 29 0.4
        Latin America 4,967 70.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.5 (X)   Northern America 223 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 147,613 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 127,285 100.0   English only 137,146 92.9
Never married 26,895 21.1   Language other than English 10,467 7.1
Now married, except separated 75,338 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,042 3.4
Separated 2,495 2.0   Spanish 6,348 4.3
Widowed 10,736 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,526 2.4
 Female 8,476 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 3,388 2.3
Divorced 11,821 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,205 0.8
 Female 6,684 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 542 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 272 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 156,638 100.0
           under 18 years 3,144 100.0     Total ancestries reported 148,693 94.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,509 48.0   Arab 107 0.1
        Czech¹ 457 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 272 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 121,262 100.0   Dutch 2,429 1.6
Civilian veterans 20,807 17.2   English 23,209 14.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,113 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 646 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 21,430 13.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 30,923 100.0   Greek 336 0.2
With a disability 2,831 9.2   Hungarian 590 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 85,658 100.0   Irish¹ 22,037 14.1
With a disability 19,258 22.5   Italian 7,847 5.0
 Percent employed 55.9 (X)   Lithuanian 392 0.3
No disability 66,400 77.5   Norwegian 859 0.5
 Percent employed 76.4 (X)   Polish 4,415 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 27,879 100.0   Portuguese 151 0.1
With a disability 10,320 37.0   Russian 681 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 2,304 1.5
        Scottish 2,720 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 325 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 147,613 100.0   Subsaharan African 670 0.4
Same house in 1995 86,089 58.3   Swedish 1,134 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 58,599 39.7   Swiss 288 0.2
 Same county 30,964 21.0   Ukrainian 452 0.3
 Different county 27,635 18.7   United States or American 16,714 10.7
  Same state 5,100 3.5   Welsh 1,524 1.0
  Different state 22,535 15.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,376 0.9
Elsewhere in 1995 2,925 2.0   Other ancestries 32,215 20.6
 
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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