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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sagadahoc 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 35,214 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,939 100.0   Native 34,374 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 489 5.5       Born in United States 33,989 96.5
Kindergarten 461 5.2           State of residence 21,464 61.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,385 49.1           Different state 12,525 35.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,208 24.7       Born outside United States 385 1.1
College or graduate school 1,396 15.6   Foreign born 840 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 222 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 507 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 23,862 100.0       Not a citizen 333 0.9
Less than 9th grade 882 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,988 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,533 35.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 840 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,612 19.3   Europe 412 49.0
Associate degree 1,884 7.9   Asia 161 19.2
Bachelor's degree 3,914 16.4   Africa 8 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,049 8.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 75 8.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.0 (X)   Northern America 184 21.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,009 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,715 100.0   English only 31,543 95.6
Never married 5,942 21.4   Language other than English 1,466 4.4
Now married, except separated 16,111 58.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 372 1.1
Separated 288 1.0   Spanish 296 0.9
Widowed 1,731 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 50 0.2
 Female 1,409 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,079 3.3
Divorced 3,643 13.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 298 0.9
 Female 2,012 7.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 80 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,214 100.0
           under 18 years 339 100.0     Total ancestries reported 38,415 109.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 119 35.1   Arab 52 0.1
        Czech¹ 139 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 198 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,553 100.0   Dutch 365 1.0
Civilian veterans 5,003 19.6   English 8,270 23.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,326 12.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,438 6.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,237 9.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,881 100.0   Greek 89 0.3
With a disability 758 9.6   Hungarian 123 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,173 100.0   Irish¹ 5,442 15.5
With a disability 3,386 16.8   Italian 1,523 4.3
 Percent employed 59.6 (X)   Lithuanian 60 0.2
No disability 16,787 83.2   Norwegian 359 1.0
 Percent employed 83.1 (X)   Polish 779 2.2
     Population 65 years and over 4,187 100.0   Portuguese 201 0.6
With a disability 1,740 41.6   Russian 235 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 779 2.2
        Scottish 1,863 5.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 95 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 33,009 100.0   Subsaharan African 36 0.1
Same house in 1995 18,972 57.5   Swedish 654 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,658 41.4   Swiss 79 0.2
 Same county 5,308 16.1   Ukrainian 31 0.1
 Different county 8,350 25.3   United States or American 2,954 8.4
  Same state 4,572 13.9   Welsh 374 1.1
  Different state 3,778 11.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 12 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 379 1.1   Other ancestries 3,702 10.5
 
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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