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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Waldo 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 36,280 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,692 100.0   Native 35,661 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 513 5.9       Born in United States 35,440 97.7
Kindergarten 470 5.4           State of residence 24,112 66.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,272 49.1           Different state 11,328 31.2
High school (grades 9-12) 2,131 24.5       Born outside United States 221 0.6
College or graduate school 1,306 15.0   Foreign born 619 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 123 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 332 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 24,818 100.0       Not a citizen 287 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,295 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,529 10.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,630 38.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 617 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,210 17.0   Europe 286 46.4
Associate degree 1,609 6.5   Asia 72 11.7
Bachelor's degree 3,599 14.5   Africa 5 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,946 7.8   Oceania 12 1.9
        Latin America 26 4.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.6 (X)   Northern America 216 35.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 34,234 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 29,055 100.0   English only 33,102 96.7
Never married 6,312 21.7   Language other than English 1,132 3.3
Now married, except separated 16,957 58.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 247 0.7
Separated 319 1.1   Spanish 202 0.6
Widowed 1,964 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.1
 Female 1,612 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 864 2.5
Divorced 3,503 12.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 182 0.5
 Female 1,841 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 42 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 36,280 100.0
           under 18 years 399 100.0     Total ancestries reported 35,681 98.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 154 38.6   Arab 63 0.2
        Czech¹ 69 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 76 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,434 100.0   Dutch 419 1.2
Civilian veterans 4,383 16.0   English 8,497 23.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,186 8.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,389 3.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,348 6.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,843 100.0   Greek 88 0.2
With a disability 658 8.4   Hungarian 80 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,387 100.0   Irish¹ 5,062 14.0
With a disability 4,154 19.4   Italian 1,242 3.4
 Percent employed 50.3 (X)   Lithuanian 138 0.4
No disability 17,233 80.6   Norwegian 263 0.7
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 673 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 4,774 100.0   Portuguese 150 0.4
With a disability 1,929 40.4   Russian 217 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,041 2.9
        Scottish 1,905 5.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 21 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 34,234 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.0
Same house in 1995 21,713 63.4   Swedish 620 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,407 36.2   Swiss 35 0.1
 Same county 5,855 17.1   Ukrainian 76 0.2
 Different county 6,552 19.1   United States or American 3,858 10.6
  Same state 3,314 9.7   Welsh 290 0.8
  Different state 3,238 9.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 39 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 114 0.3   Other ancestries 3,824 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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