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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cumberland 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 265,612 100.0
      enrolled in school 68,515 100.0   Native 255,496 96.2
Nursery school, preschool 4,335 6.3       Born in United States 253,152 95.3
Kindergarten 3,060 4.5           State of residence 166,361 62.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 29,964 43.7           Different state 86,791 32.7
High school (grades 9-12) 14,742 21.5       Born outside United States 2,344 0.9
College or graduate school 16,414 24.0   Foreign born 10,116 3.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,100 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,923 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 181,276 100.0       Not a citizen 5,193 2.0
Less than 9th grade 5,685 3.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12,215 6.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 51,093 28.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 10,116 100.0
Some college, no degree 35,363 19.5   Europe 3,594 35.5
Associate degree 14,852 8.2   Asia 3,083 30.5
Bachelor's degree 39,373 21.7   Africa 729 7.2
Graduate or professional degree 22,695 12.5   Oceania 31 0.3
        Latin America 720 7.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 90.1 (X)   Northern America 1,959 19.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 34.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 250,237 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 214,150 100.0   English only 235,349 94.1
Never married 57,487 26.8   Language other than English 14,888 5.9
Now married, except separated 116,366 54.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,275 1.7
Separated 2,438 1.1   Spanish 2,289 0.9
Widowed 14,247 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 614 0.2
 Female 11,562 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 9,426 3.8
Divorced 23,612 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,245 0.9
 Female 13,882 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,433 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,075 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 265,612 100.0
           under 18 years 2,559 100.0     Total ancestries reported 305,713 115.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 884 34.5   Arab 725 0.3
        Czech¹ 595 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,468 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 202,341 100.0   Dutch 3,261 1.2
Civilian veterans 28,825 14.2   English 60,193 22.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 31,067 11.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 16,205 6.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 21,723 8.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 56,931 100.0   Greek 1,715 0.6
With a disability 4,449 7.8   Hungarian 823 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 155,220 100.0   Irish¹ 50,653 19.1
With a disability 24,499 15.8   Italian 21,342 8.0
 Percent employed 59.6 (X)   Lithuanian 1,083 0.4
No disability 130,721 84.2   Norwegian 3,061 1.2
 Percent employed 84.3 (X)   Polish 6,700 2.5
     Population 65 years and over 33,862 100.0   Portuguese 1,119 0.4
With a disability 13,154 38.8   Russian 2,244 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 7,987 3.0
        Scottish 15,171 5.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 413 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 250,237 100.0   Subsaharan African 783 0.3
Same house in 1995 135,739 54.2   Swedish 5,635 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 111,179 44.4   Swiss 607 0.2
 Same county 64,581 25.8   Ukrainian 659 0.2
 Different county 46,598 18.6   United States or American 16,823 6.3
  Same state 18,502 7.4   Welsh 2,383 0.9
  Different state 28,096 11.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 294 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,319 1.3   Other ancestries 29,981 11.3
 
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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