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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 31,151 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,746 100.0   Native 29,786 95.6
Nursery school, preschool 662 7.6       Born in United States 29,697 95.3
Kindergarten 477 5.5           State of residence 23,025 73.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,290 37.6           Different state 6,672 21.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,752 20.0       Born outside United States 89 0.3
College or graduate school 2,565 29.3   Foreign born 1,365 4.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,054 3.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 269 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 19,814 100.0       Not a citizen 1,096 3.5
Less than 9th grade 966 4.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,740 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,570 33.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,365 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,130 25.9   Europe 97 7.1
Associate degree 1,472 7.4   Asia 556 40.7
Bachelor's degree 2,630 13.3   Africa 20 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,306 6.6   Oceania 2 0.1
        Latin America 689 50.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.3 (X)   Northern America 1 0.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 29,093 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 24,866 100.0   English only 27,026 92.9
Never married 6,056 24.4   Language other than English 2,067 7.1
Now married, except separated 14,234 57.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,194 4.1
Separated 308 1.2   Spanish 1,121 3.9
Widowed 2,146 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 696 2.4
 Female 1,852 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 369 1.3
Divorced 2,122 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 89 0.3
 Female 1,195 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 532 1.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 404 1.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 31,151 100.0
           under 18 years 285 100.0     Total ancestries reported 35,321 113.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 151 53.0   Arab 67 0.2
        Czech¹ 977 3.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 935 3.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 23,558 100.0   Dutch 539 1.7
Civilian veterans 3,021 12.8   English 3,419 11.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,028 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 221 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,059 45.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,199 100.0   Greek 73 0.2
With a disability 531 7.4   Hungarian 23 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,549 100.0   Irish¹ 3,812 12.2
With a disability 2,635 15.9   Italian 272 0.9
 Percent employed 66.5 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 13,914 84.1   Norwegian 530 1.7
 Percent employed 86.3 (X)   Polish 805 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 4,648 100.0   Portuguese 11 0.0
With a disability 1,767 38.0   Russian 281 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 536 1.7
        Scottish 475 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 29,093 100.0   Subsaharan African 39 0.1
Same house in 1995 15,778 54.2   Swedish 1,601 5.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,631 43.4   Swiss 101 0.3
 Same county 6,627 22.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,004 20.6   United States or American 1,864 6.0
  Same state 3,889 13.4   Welsh 179 0.6
  Different state 2,115 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 684 2.4   Other ancestries 3,458 11.1
 
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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