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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Allen 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 14,385 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,682 100.0   Native 14,254 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 245 6.7       Born in United States 14,213 98.8
Kindergarten 190 5.2           State of residence 10,931 76.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,610 43.7           Different state 3,282 22.8
High school (grades 9-12) 990 26.9       Born outside United States 41 0.3
College or graduate school 647 17.6   Foreign born 131 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 61 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 47 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 9,292 100.0       Not a citizen 84 0.6
Less than 9th grade 546 5.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,021 11.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,328 35.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 131 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,146 23.1   Europe 57 43.5
Associate degree 841 9.1   Asia 11 8.4
Bachelor's degree 836 9.0   Africa 8 6.1
Graduate or professional degree 574 6.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 50 38.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.1 (X)   Northern America 5 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,486 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,470 100.0   English only 13,047 96.7
Never married 2,637 23.0   Language other than English 439 3.3
Now married, except separated 6,412 55.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 173 1.3
Separated 162 1.4   Spanish 265 2.0
Widowed 1,185 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 122 0.9
 Female 960 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 129 1.0
Divorced 1,074 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.3
 Female 599 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 35 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,385 100.0
           under 18 years 240 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,173 91.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 125 52.1   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 54 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 86 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,720 100.0   Dutch 447 3.1
Civilian veterans 1,561 14.6   English 1,441 10.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 331 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 41 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,510 24.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,600 100.0   Greek 30 0.2
With a disability 298 8.3   Hungarian 13 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,266 100.0   Irish¹ 1,524 10.6
With a disability 1,411 19.4   Italian 161 1.1
 Percent employed 55.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,855 80.6   Norwegian 94 0.7
 Percent employed 83.6 (X)   Polish 144 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,414 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.1
With a disability 1,081 44.8   Russian 21 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 222 1.5
        Scottish 318 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,486 100.0   Subsaharan African 34 0.2
Same house in 1995 8,078 59.9   Swedish 649 4.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,352 39.7   Swiss 61 0.4
 Same county 3,134 23.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,218 16.4   United States or American 1,984 13.8
  Same state 1,530 11.3   Welsh 58 0.4
  Different state 688 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 56 0.4   Other ancestries 1,930 13.4
 
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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