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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Delaware 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 118,769 100.0
      enrolled in school 37,225 100.0   Native 117,015 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 1,719 4.6       Born in United States 116,425 98.0
Kindergarten 1,537 4.1           State of residence 89,031 75.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,859 31.9           Different state 27,394 23.1
High school (grades 9-12) 5,883 15.8       Born outside United States 590 0.5
College or graduate school 16,227 43.6   Foreign born 1,754 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,095 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 551 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 72,444 100.0       Not a citizen 1,203 1.0
Less than 9th grade 3,592 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,738 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 26,974 37.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,754 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,975 19.3   Europe 304 17.3
Associate degree 3,402 4.7   Asia 706 40.3
Bachelor's degree 7,840 10.8   Africa 141 8.0
Graduate or professional degree 6,923 9.6   Oceania 51 2.9
        Latin America 347 19.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.6 (X)   Northern America 205 11.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 111,756 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 97,084 100.0   English only 107,865 96.5
Never married 28,547 29.4   Language other than English 3,891 3.5
Now married, except separated 50,614 52.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,243 1.1
Separated 1,042 1.1   Spanish 1,950 1.7
Widowed 6,567 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 730 0.7
 Female 5,503 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 1,111 1.0
Divorced 10,314 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 234 0.2
 Female 5,766 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 529 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 209 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 118,769 100.0
           under 18 years 1,466 100.0     Total ancestries reported 96,339 81.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 855 58.3   Arab 304 0.3
        Czech¹ 173 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 203 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 92,388 100.0   Dutch 2,315 1.9
Civilian veterans 11,601 12.6   English 11,937 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,358 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 330 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 21,163 17.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 28,210 100.0   Greek 149 0.1
With a disability 2,428 8.6   Hungarian 387 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 66,919 100.0   Irish¹ 11,449 9.6
With a disability 11,665 17.4   Italian 2,512 2.1
 Percent employed 49.2 (X)   Lithuanian 95 0.1
No disability 55,254 82.6   Norwegian 610 0.5
 Percent employed 77.3 (X)   Polish 1,661 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 14,938 100.0   Portuguese 83 0.1
With a disability 6,307 42.2   Russian 159 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,548 1.3
        Scottish 2,025 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 199 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 111,756 100.0   Subsaharan African 310 0.3
Same house in 1995 58,162 52.0   Swedish 862 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 52,278 46.8   Swiss 460 0.4
 Same county 30,001 26.8   Ukrainian 274 0.2
 Different county 22,277 19.9   United States or American 17,098 14.4
  Same state 15,411 13.8   Welsh 767 0.6
  Different state 6,866 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 61 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,316 1.2   Other ancestries 16,847 14.2
 
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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