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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Strafford 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 112,233 100.0
      enrolled in school 34,333 100.0   Native 108,420 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,631 4.8       Born in United States 107,132 95.5
Kindergarten 1,480 4.3           State of residence 56,313 50.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,599 36.7           Different state 50,819 45.3
High school (grades 9-12) 5,967 17.4       Born outside United States 1,288 1.1
College or graduate school 12,656 36.9   Foreign born 3,813 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,454 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,831 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 70,319 100.0       Not a citizen 1,982 1.8
Less than 9th grade 3,243 4.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,349 9.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,412 30.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,813 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,412 20.5   Europe 1,480 38.8
Associate degree 6,311 9.0   Asia 1,199 31.4
Bachelor's degree 11,903 16.9   Africa 68 1.8
Graduate or professional degree 6,689 9.5   Oceania 31 0.8
        Latin America 254 6.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.4 (X)   Northern America 781 20.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 105,623 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 90,290 100.0   English only 98,282 93.0
Never married 27,822 30.8   Language other than English 7,341 7.0
Now married, except separated 46,555 51.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,861 1.8
Separated 1,401 1.6   Spanish 935 0.9
Widowed 4,884 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 257 0.2
 Female 4,062 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 5,064 4.8
Divorced 9,628 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 974 0.9
 Female 5,388 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,052 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 560 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 112,233 100.0
           under 18 years 1,233 100.0     Total ancestries reported 131,871 117.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 506 41.0   Arab 875 0.8
        Czech¹ 329 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 332 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 85,573 100.0   Dutch 1,303 1.2
Civilian veterans 12,854 15.0   English 21,393 19.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 18,197 16.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11,225 10.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,348 8.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 27,522 100.0   Greek 1,324 1.2
With a disability 2,248 8.2   Hungarian 267 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 65,053 100.0   Irish¹ 21,796 19.4
With a disability 10,652 16.4   Italian 7,996 7.1
 Percent employed 62.6 (X)   Lithuanian 397 0.4
No disability 54,401 83.6   Norwegian 1,045 0.9
 Percent employed 84.1 (X)   Polish 4,096 3.6
     Population 65 years and over 11,920 100.0   Portuguese 969 0.9
With a disability 4,581 38.4   Russian 775 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 2,781 2.5
        Scottish 4,768 4.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 76 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 105,623 100.0   Subsaharan African 82 0.1
Same house in 1995 53,173 50.3   Swedish 2,004 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 51,317 48.6   Swiss 179 0.2
 Same county 24,053 22.8   Ukrainian 225 0.2
 Different county 27,264 25.8   United States or American 7,066 6.3
  Same state 11,524 10.9   Welsh 846 0.8
  Different state 15,740 14.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 128 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,133 1.1   Other ancestries 12,049 10.7
 
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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