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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Greene 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 240,391 100.0
      enrolled in school 67,577 100.0   Native 235,904 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 3,595 5.3       Born in United States 234,179 97.4
Kindergarten 3,226 4.8           State of residence 148,417 61.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 23,813 35.2           Different state 85,762 35.7
High school (grades 9-12) 11,462 17.0       Born outside United States 1,725 0.7
College or graduate school 25,481 37.7   Foreign born 4,487 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,913 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,118 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 153,930 100.0       Not a citizen 2,369 1.0
Less than 9th grade 6,610 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16,893 11.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 47,500 30.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,487 100.0
Some college, no degree 38,632 25.1   Europe 1,184 26.4
Associate degree 7,063 4.6   Asia 1,676 37.4
Bachelor's degree 24,516 15.9   Africa 331 7.4
Graduate or professional degree 12,716 8.3   Oceania 122 2.7
        Latin America 927 20.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.7 (X)   Northern America 247 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 225,739 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 196,214 100.0   English only 216,725 96.0
Never married 52,023 26.5   Language other than English 9,014 4.0
Now married, except separated 105,503 53.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,852 1.3
Separated 3,001 1.5   Spanish 4,291 1.9
Widowed 12,296 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,452 0.6
 Female 10,346 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 2,885 1.3
Divorced 23,391 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 582 0.3
 Female 13,481 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,485 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 717 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 240,391 100.0
           under 18 years 2,695 100.0     Total ancestries reported 223,038 92.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,211 44.9   Arab 438 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,114 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,022 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 186,873 100.0   Dutch 5,237 2.2
Civilian veterans 25,908 13.9   English 28,311 11.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,626 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 884 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 46,625 19.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 53,172 100.0   Greek 398 0.2
With a disability 3,754 7.1   Hungarian 435 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 137,866 100.0   Irish¹ 30,382 12.6
With a disability 23,974 17.4   Italian 5,397 2.2
 Percent employed 55.2 (X)   Lithuanian 179 0.1
No disability 113,892 82.6   Norwegian 2,453 1.0
 Percent employed 81.0 (X)   Polish 2,839 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 30,948 100.0   Portuguese 158 0.1
With a disability 13,148 42.5   Russian 626 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 5,549 2.3
        Scottish 4,916 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 98 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 225,739 100.0   Subsaharan African 482 0.2
Same house in 1995 103,555 45.9   Swedish 3,346 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 120,279 53.3   Swiss 636 0.3
 Same county 65,996 29.2   Ukrainian 136 0.1
 Different county 54,283 24.0   United States or American 30,391 12.6
  Same state 29,264 13.0   Welsh 1,684 0.7
  Different state 25,019 11.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 188 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,905 0.8   Other ancestries 41,488 17.3
 
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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