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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Adams 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 4,482 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,039 100.0   Native 4,471 99.8
Nursery school, preschool 105 10.1       Born in United States 4,467 99.7
Kindergarten 58 5.6           State of residence 3,733 83.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 484 46.6           Different state 734 16.4
High school (grades 9-12) 260 25.0       Born outside United States 4 0.1
College or graduate school 132 12.7   Foreign born 11 0.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 11 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 3,131 100.0       Not a citizen 0 0.0
Less than 9th grade 210 6.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 274 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,297 41.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 11 100.0
Some college, no degree 741 23.7   Europe 1 9.1
Associate degree 233 7.4   Asia 10 90.9
Bachelor's degree 285 9.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 91 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,223 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,607 100.0   English only 4,156 98.4
Never married 645 17.9   Language other than English 67 1.6
Now married, except separated 2,299 63.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.8
Separated 52 1.4   Spanish 26 0.6
Widowed 382 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.2
 Female 319 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 35 0.8
Divorced 229 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.5
 Female 128 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,482 100.0
           under 18 years 48 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,587 80.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 26 54.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 48 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 76 1.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,413 100.0   Dutch 111 2.5
Civilian veterans 475 13.9   English 530 11.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 84 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 30 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 970 21.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 940 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 64 6.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,291 100.0   Irish¹ 574 12.8
With a disability 336 14.7   Italian 56 1.2
 Percent employed 55.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,955 85.3   Norwegian 122 2.7
 Percent employed 87.0 (X)   Polish 62 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 921 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 374 40.6   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 58 1.3
        Scottish 57 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,223 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,762 65.4   Swedish 142 3.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,451 34.4   Swiss 27 0.6
 Same county 679 16.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 772 18.3   United States or American 402 9.0
  Same state 584 13.8   Welsh 18 0.4
  Different state 188 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 10 0.2   Other ancestries 220 4.9
 
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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