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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 18,404 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,181 100.0   Native 18,299 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 424 8.2       Born in United States 18,282 99.3
Kindergarten 320 6.2           State of residence 16,662 90.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,432 46.9           Different state 1,620 8.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,448 27.9       Born outside United States 17 0.1
College or graduate school 557 10.8   Foreign born 105 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 79 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 11,784 100.0       Not a citizen 26 0.1
Less than 9th grade 952 8.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 803 6.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,567 47.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 105 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,185 18.5   Europe 47 44.8
Associate degree 742 6.3   Asia 36 34.3
Bachelor's degree 1,165 9.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 370 3.1   Oceania 2 1.9
        Latin America 18 17.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.1 (X)   Northern America 2 1.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,231 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,147 100.0   English only 16,808 97.5
Never married 3,185 22.5   Language other than English 423 2.5
Now married, except separated 8,948 63.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 138 0.8
Separated 77 0.5   Spanish 228 1.3
Widowed 986 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 0.4
 Female 841 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 165 1.0
Divorced 951 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 64 0.4
 Female 474 3.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 28 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,404 100.0
           under 18 years 125 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,363 99.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 62 49.6   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 182 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 132 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,070 100.0   Dutch 338 1.8
Civilian veterans 1,521 11.6   English 1,660 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 295 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 32 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,237 50.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,828 100.0   Greek 15 0.1
With a disability 360 7.5   Hungarian 13 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,607 100.0   Irish¹ 2,617 14.2
With a disability 1,336 13.9   Italian 94 0.5
 Percent employed 66.3 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 8,271 86.1   Norwegian 406 2.2
 Percent employed 87.2 (X)   Polish 104 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,570 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.1
With a disability 949 36.9   Russian 13 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 185 1.0
        Scottish 116 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 17,231 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,514 66.8   Swedish 282 1.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,693 33.0   Swiss 233 1.3
 Same county 3,510 20.4   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 2,183 12.7   United States or American 1,477 8.0
  Same state 1,619 9.4   Welsh 136 0.7
  Different state 564 3.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 24 0.1   Other ancestries 752 4.1
 
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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