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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Schuyler 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 7,189 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,580 100.0   Native 7,162 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 112 7.1       Born in United States 7,142 99.3
Kindergarten 83 5.3           State of residence 6,425 89.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 779 49.3           Different state 717 10.0
High school (grades 9-12) 420 26.6       Born outside United States 20 0.3
College or graduate school 186 11.8   Foreign born 27 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 15 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 5,022 100.0       Not a citizen 15 0.2
Less than 9th grade 241 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 582 11.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,319 46.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 27 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,082 21.5   Europe 9 33.3
Associate degree 211 4.2   Asia 12 44.4
Bachelor's degree 432 8.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 155 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 6 22.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,772 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,845 100.0   English only 6,658 98.3
Never married 957 16.4   Language other than English 114 1.7
Now married, except separated 3,881 66.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 0.6
Separated 50 0.9   Spanish 94 1.4
Widowed 507 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.4
 Female 410 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 15 0.2
Divorced 450 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
 Female 205 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,189 100.0
           under 18 years 124 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,853 81.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 91 73.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 33 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,515 100.0   Dutch 231 3.2
Civilian veterans 797 14.5   English 833 11.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 136 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,386 19.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,425 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 69 4.8   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,942 100.0   Irish¹ 781 10.9
With a disability 649 16.5   Italian 64 0.9
 Percent employed 62.4 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.1
No disability 3,293 83.5   Norwegian 22 0.3
 Percent employed 82.0 (X)   Polish 31 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,288 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 499 38.7   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 141 2.0
        Scottish 156 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,772 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,529 66.9   Swedish 103 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,214 32.7   Swiss 8 0.1
 Same county 1,275 18.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 939 13.9   United States or American 1,461 20.3
  Same state 753 11.1   Welsh 38 0.5
  Different state 186 2.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 29 0.4   Other ancestries 405 5.6
 
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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