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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Perry 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 12,138 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,986 100.0   Native 12,083 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 190 6.4       Born in United States 12,053 99.3
Kindergarten 189 6.3           State of residence 9,961 82.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,442 48.3           Different state 2,092 17.2
High school (grades 9-12) 839 28.1       Born outside United States 30 0.2
College or graduate school 326 10.9   Foreign born 55 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 25 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 7,400 100.0       Not a citizen 30 0.2
Less than 9th grade 703 9.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,366 18.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,823 38.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 55 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,528 20.6   Europe 20 36.4
Associate degree 411 5.6   Asia 27 49.1
Bachelor's degree 382 5.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 187 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 8 14.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,226 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,407 100.0   English only 10,970 97.7
Never married 2,038 21.7   Language other than English 256 2.3
Now married, except separated 5,582 59.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 84 0.7
Separated 277 2.9   Spanish 113 1.0
Widowed 726 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.4
 Female 553 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 69 0.6
Divorced 784 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
 Female 408 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 53 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,138 100.0
           under 18 years 468 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,565 62.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 308 65.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,651 100.0   Dutch 86 0.7
Civilian veterans 1,136 13.1   English 428 3.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 184 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 25 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 360 3.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,117 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 336 10.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,731 100.0   Irish¹ 539 4.4
With a disability 2,028 30.1   Italian 127 1.0
 Percent employed 46.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,703 69.9   Norwegian 68 0.6
 Percent employed 69.4 (X)   Polish 19 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,269 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.1
With a disability 718 56.6   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 140 1.2
        Scottish 123 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,226 100.0   Subsaharan African 40 0.3
Same house in 1995 7,340 65.4   Swedish 27 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,858 34.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,734 15.4   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 2,124 18.9   United States or American 1,991 16.4
  Same state 1,648 14.7   Welsh 11 0.1
  Different state 476 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 28 0.2   Other ancestries 3,376 27.8
 
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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