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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kennebec 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 117,114 100.0
      enrolled in school 30,287 100.0   Native 114,524 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,619 5.3       Born in United States 113,730 97.1
Kindergarten 1,369 4.5           State of residence 87,879 75.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,934 46.0           Different state 25,851 22.1
High school (grades 9-12) 6,937 22.9       Born outside United States 794 0.7
College or graduate school 6,428 21.2   Foreign born 2,590 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 529 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,577 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 79,362 100.0       Not a citizen 1,013 0.9
Less than 9th grade 4,528 5.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,183 9.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 29,882 37.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,590 100.0
Some college, no degree 15,143 19.1   Europe 632 24.4
Associate degree 6,224 7.8   Asia 575 22.2
Bachelor's degree 10,397 13.1   Africa 34 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 6,005 7.6   Oceania 6 0.2
        Latin America 101 3.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.2 (X)   Northern America 1,242 48.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 110,706 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 94,322 100.0   English only 102,051 92.2
Never married 22,285 23.6   Language other than English 8,655 7.8
Now married, except separated 52,196 55.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,290 2.1
Separated 1,015 1.1   Spanish 736 0.7
Widowed 6,759 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 218 0.2
 Female 5,414 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 7,337 6.6
Divorced 12,067 12.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,816 1.6
 Female 6,941 7.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 512 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 252 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 117,114 100.0
           under 18 years 1,087 100.0     Total ancestries reported 125,951 107.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 353 32.5   Arab 573 0.5
        Czech¹ 259 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 378 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 89,003 100.0   Dutch 1,103 0.9
Civilian veterans 14,315 16.1   English 25,742 22.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 20,715 17.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13,435 11.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,289 6.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 26,202 100.0   Greek 293 0.3
With a disability 2,417 9.2   Hungarian 142 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 67,187 100.0   Irish¹ 15,330 13.1
With a disability 13,668 20.3   Italian 3,358 2.9
 Percent employed 53.3 (X)   Lithuanian 293 0.3
No disability 53,519 79.7   Norwegian 833 0.7
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 2,530 2.2
     Population 65 years and over 15,899 100.0   Portuguese 465 0.4
With a disability 6,838 43.0   Russian 469 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 3,079 2.6
        Scottish 5,152 4.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 144 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 110,706 100.0   Subsaharan African 89 0.1
Same house in 1995 67,318 60.8   Swedish 1,572 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 42,855 38.7   Swiss 158 0.1
 Same county 25,841 23.3   Ukrainian 252 0.2
 Different county 17,014 15.4   United States or American 10,244 8.7
  Same state 9,785 8.8   Welsh 828 0.7
  Different state 7,229 6.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 88 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 533 0.5   Other ancestries 11,138 9.5
 
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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