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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dukes 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 14,987 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,307 100.0   Native 14,042 93.7
Nursery school, preschool 276 8.3       Born in United States 13,897 92.7
Kindergarten 187 5.7           State of residence 8,198 54.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,597 48.3           Different state 5,699 38.0
High school (grades 9-12) 838 25.3       Born outside United States 145 1.0
College or graduate school 409 12.4   Foreign born 945 6.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 525 3.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 318 2.1
  Population 25 years and over 10,693 100.0       Not a citizen 627 4.2
Less than 9th grade 179 1.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 847 7.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,485 23.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 945 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,340 21.9   Europe 249 26.3
Associate degree 740 6.9   Asia 115 12.2
Bachelor's degree 2,715 25.4   Africa 42 4.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,387 13.0   Oceania 35 3.7
        Latin America 458 48.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 90.4 (X)   Northern America 46 4.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 38.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,146 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,201 100.0   English only 12,983 91.8
Never married 3,348 27.4   Language other than English 1,163 8.2
Now married, except separated 6,286 51.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 448 3.2
Separated 267 2.2   Spanish 234 1.7
Widowed 764 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.4
 Female 611 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 841 5.9
Divorced 1,536 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 359 2.5
 Female 946 7.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 79 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,987 100.0
           under 18 years 143 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,164 127.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 42 29.4   Arab 63 0.4
        Czech¹ 51 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 67 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,584 100.0   Dutch 204 1.4
Civilian veterans 1,523 13.1   English 3,840 25.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,277 8.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 231 1.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,403 9.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,037 100.0   Greek 52 0.3
With a disability 153 5.0   Hungarian 59 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,937 100.0   Irish¹ 2,805 18.7
With a disability 1,870 20.9   Italian 1,171 7.8
 Percent employed 77.5 (X)   Lithuanian 62 0.4
No disability 7,067 79.1   Norwegian 88 0.6
 Percent employed 80.7 (X)   Polish 608 4.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,011 100.0   Portuguese 1,435 9.6
With a disability 505 25.1   Russian 309 2.1
        Scotch-Irish 397 2.6
        Scottish 928 6.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,146 100.0   Subsaharan African 121 0.8
Same house in 1995 8,657 61.2   Swedish 377 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,131 36.3   Swiss 28 0.2
 Same county 2,856 20.2   Ukrainian 16 0.1
 Different county 2,275 16.1   United States or American 779 5.2
  Same state 967 6.8   Welsh 224 1.5
  Different state 1,308 9.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 358 2.5   Other ancestries 2,545 17.0
 
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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