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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Adams 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 34,340 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,809 100.0   Native 33,859 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 710 7.2       Born in United States 33,698 98.1
Kindergarten 551 5.6           State of residence 27,736 80.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,567 46.6           Different state 5,962 17.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,443 24.9       Born outside United States 161 0.5
College or graduate school 1,538 15.7   Foreign born 481 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 205 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 283 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 22,211 100.0       Not a citizen 198 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,210 10.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,700 16.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,048 31.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 481 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,151 18.7   Europe 104 21.6
Associate degree 1,215 5.5   Asia 236 49.1
Bachelor's degree 2,609 11.7   Africa 23 4.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,278 5.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 118 24.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,148 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 26,831 100.0   English only 30,917 96.2
Never married 7,518 28.0   Language other than English 1,231 3.8
Now married, except separated 12,394 46.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 690 2.1
Separated 868 3.2   Spanish 707 2.2
Widowed 2,683 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 428 1.3
 Female 2,113 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 249 0.8
Divorced 3,368 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 0.2
 Female 1,964 7.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 263 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 185 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 34,340 100.0
           under 18 years 1,292 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,482 82.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 787 60.9   Arab 15 0.0
        Czech¹ 20 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,137 100.0   Dutch 165 0.5
Civilian veterans 3,345 13.3   English 1,994 5.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 567 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 104 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,279 3.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,358 100.0   Greek 7 0.0
With a disability 646 7.7   Hungarian 6 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,231 100.0   Irish¹ 1,906 5.6
With a disability 5,395 29.6   Italian 568 1.7
 Percent employed 47.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 12,836 70.4   Norwegian 56 0.2
 Percent employed 69.5 (X)   Polish 43 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 5,139 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 2,634 51.3   Russian 12 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 756 2.2
        Scottish 351 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 32,148 100.0   Subsaharan African 167 0.5
Same house in 1995 20,730 64.5   Swedish 55 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,308 35.2   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 7,847 24.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,461 10.8   United States or American 2,968 8.6
  Same state 1,066 3.3   Welsh 43 0.1
  Different state 2,395 7.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 110 0.3   Other ancestries 17,381 50.6
 
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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