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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Switzerland 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 9,065 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,017 100.0   Native 9,020 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 81 4.0       Born in United States 8,989 99.2
Kindergarten 70 3.5           State of residence 5,516 60.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,130 56.0           Different state 3,473 38.3
High school (grades 9-12) 552 27.4       Born outside United States 31 0.3
College or graduate school 184 9.1   Foreign born 45 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 5,889 100.0       Not a citizen 27 0.3
Less than 9th grade 556 9.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,129 19.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,617 44.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 45 100.0
Some college, no degree 958 16.3   Europe 13 28.9
Associate degree 180 3.1   Asia 18 40.0
Bachelor's degree 259 4.4   Africa 8 17.8
Graduate or professional degree 190 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 6 13.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,501 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,122 100.0   English only 8,246 97.0
Never married 1,472 20.7   Language other than English 255 3.0
Now married, except separated 4,332 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.3
Separated 40 0.6   Spanish 59 0.7
Widowed 449 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.2
 Female 348 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 182 2.1
Divorced 829 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 392 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,065 100.0
           under 18 years 185 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,061 77.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 100 54.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 11 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,691 100.0   Dutch 147 1.6
Civilian veterans 947 14.2   English 603 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 169 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,598 17.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,133 100.0   Greek 9 0.1
With a disability 226 10.6   Hungarian 24 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,213 100.0   Irish¹ 1,120 12.4
With a disability 1,015 19.5   Italian 130 1.4
 Percent employed 51.2 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.1
No disability 4,198 80.5   Norwegian 20 0.2
 Percent employed 76.3 (X)   Polish 53 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,077 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 448 41.6   Russian 11 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 110 1.2
        Scottish 146 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,501 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,082 59.8   Swedish 24 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,416 40.2   Swiss 51 0.6
 Same county 1,592 18.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,824 21.5   United States or American 2,054 22.7
  Same state 1,002 11.8   Welsh 41 0.5
  Different state 822 9.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 3 0.0   Other ancestries 722 8.0
 
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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