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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 68,277 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,661 100.0   Native 67,723 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,281 7.3       Born in United States 67,422 98.7
Kindergarten 870 4.9           State of residence 52,343 76.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,026 45.4           Different state 15,079 22.1
High school (grades 9-12) 4,146 23.5       Born outside United States 301 0.4
College or graduate school 3,338 18.9   Foreign born 554 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 181 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 264 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 45,101 100.0       Not a citizen 290 0.4
Less than 9th grade 2,671 5.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,674 10.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,918 37.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 554 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,194 22.6   Europe 213 38.4
Associate degree 2,696 6.0   Asia 174 31.4
Bachelor's degree 5,275 11.7   Africa 7 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 2,673 5.9   Oceania 3 0.5
        Latin America 108 19.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.7 (X)   Northern America 49 8.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 64,046 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 54,294 100.0   English only 62,414 97.5
Never married 12,145 22.4   Language other than English 1,632 2.5
Now married, except separated 31,564 58.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 560 0.9
Separated 476 0.9   Spanish 820 1.3
Widowed 4,795 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 347 0.5
 Female 3,919 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 621 1.0
Divorced 5,314 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 159 0.2
 Female 2,951 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 170 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 68,277 100.0
           under 18 years 911 100.0     Total ancestries reported 62,457 91.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 476 52.3   Arab 58 0.1
        Czech¹ 154 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 186 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 51,202 100.0   Dutch 975 1.4
Civilian veterans 7,776 15.2   English 5,888 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,443 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 186 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 26,947 39.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,773 100.0   Greek 169 0.2
With a disability 1,147 7.3   Hungarian 96 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 35,856 100.0   Irish¹ 8,098 11.9
With a disability 5,542 15.5   Italian 1,358 2.0
 Percent employed 58.0 (X)   Lithuanian 192 0.3
No disability 30,314 84.5   Norwegian 544 0.8
 Percent employed 83.5 (X)   Polish 526 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 10,362 100.0   Portuguese 35 0.1
With a disability 3,871 37.4   Russian 79 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 905 1.3
        Scottish 878 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 46 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 64,046 100.0   Subsaharan African 237 0.3
Same house in 1995 37,817 59.0   Swedish 714 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 25,972 40.6   Swiss 167 0.2
 Same county 18,053 28.2   Ukrainian 26 0.0
 Different county 7,919 12.4   United States or American 6,701 9.8
  Same state 3,271 5.1   Welsh 251 0.4
  Different state 4,648 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 257 0.4   Other ancestries 5,587 8.2
 
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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