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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sullivan 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 21,751 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,101 100.0   Native 21,690 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 263 5.2       Born in United States 21,582 99.2
Kindergarten 243 4.8           State of residence 17,829 82.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,243 44.0           Different state 3,753 17.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,527 29.9       Born outside United States 108 0.5
College or graduate school 825 16.2   Foreign born 61 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 39 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 14,782 100.0       Not a citizen 22 0.1
Less than 9th grade 562 3.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,270 15.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,569 44.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 61 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,738 18.5   Europe 17 27.9
Associate degree 1,256 8.5   Asia 18 29.5
Bachelor's degree 775 5.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 612 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 20 32.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.8 (X)   Northern America 6 9.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,514 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,780 100.0   English only 19,864 96.8
Never married 3,976 22.4   Language other than English 650 3.2
Now married, except separated 9,848 55.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 212 1.0
Separated 207 1.2   Spanish 455 2.2
Widowed 1,566 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 171 0.8
 Female 1,244 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 167 0.8
Divorced 2,183 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.1
 Female 962 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 16 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,751 100.0
           under 18 years 282 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,427 75.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 171 60.6   Arab 61 0.3
        Czech¹ 45 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,817 100.0   Dutch 548 2.5
Civilian veterans 2,547 15.1   English 2,692 12.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 409 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 30 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,124 14.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,359 100.0   Greek 18 0.1
With a disability 345 7.9   Hungarian 95 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,967 100.0   Irish¹ 2,082 9.6
With a disability 2,636 24.0   Italian 286 1.3
 Percent employed 49.0 (X)   Lithuanian 21 0.1
No disability 8,331 76.0   Norwegian 61 0.3
 Percent employed 75.9 (X)   Polish 167 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 2,927 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,487 50.8   Russian 12 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 217 1.0
        Scottish 465 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 20,514 100.0   Subsaharan African 63 0.3
Same house in 1995 12,429 60.6   Swedish 114 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,963 38.8   Swiss 46 0.2
 Same county 4,292 20.9   Ukrainian 17 0.1
 Different county 3,671 17.9   United States or American 3,287 15.1
  Same state 2,668 13.0   Welsh 103 0.5
  Different state 1,003 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 122 0.6   Other ancestries 2,420 11.1
 
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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