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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pike 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 17,384 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,152 100.0   Native 17,196 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 236 5.7       Born in United States 17,144 98.6
Kindergarten 240 5.8           State of residence 13,762 79.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,988 47.9           Different state 3,382 19.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,215 29.3       Born outside United States 52 0.3
College or graduate school 473 11.4   Foreign born 188 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 81 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 94 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 11,864 100.0       Not a citizen 94 0.5
Less than 9th grade 892 7.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,525 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,198 43.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 188 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,454 20.7   Europe 65 34.6
Associate degree 618 5.2   Asia 75 39.9
Bachelor's degree 831 7.0   Africa 5 2.7
Graduate or professional degree 346 2.9   Oceania 2 1.1
        Latin America 33 17.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.6 (X)   Northern America 8 4.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,383 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,976 100.0   English only 16,026 97.8
Never married 2,448 17.5   Language other than English 357 2.2
Now married, except separated 8,772 62.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 142 0.9
Separated 103 0.7   Spanish 155 0.9
Widowed 1,376 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55 0.3
 Female 1,142 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 145 0.9
Divorced 1,277 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 80 0.5
 Female 690 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 51 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,384 100.0
           under 18 years 195 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,483 77.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 102 52.3   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 9 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 21 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,200 100.0   Dutch 326 1.9
Civilian veterans 1,777 13.5   English 2,357 13.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 352 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 31 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,386 19.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,818 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 342 9.0   Hungarian 6 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,778 100.0   Irish¹ 1,634 9.4
With a disability 1,708 19.5   Italian 159 0.9
 Percent employed 59.4 (X)   Lithuanian 29 0.2
No disability 7,070 80.5   Norwegian 78 0.4
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 144 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,105 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.1
With a disability 1,285 41.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 194 1.1
        Scottish 262 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 16,383 100.0   Subsaharan African 1 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,538 64.3   Swedish 112 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,797 35.4   Swiss 10 0.1
 Same county 3,727 22.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,070 12.6   United States or American 2,914 16.8
  Same state 1,242 7.6   Welsh 65 0.4
  Different state 828 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 48 0.3   Other ancestries 1,361 7.8
 
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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