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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sullivan 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 40,458 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,948 100.0   Native 39,274 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 460 5.1       Born in United States 39,047 96.5
Kindergarten 495 5.5           State of residence 21,283 52.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,605 51.5           Different state 17,764 43.9
High school (grades 9-12) 2,335 26.1       Born outside United States 227 0.6
College or graduate school 1,053 11.8   Foreign born 1,184 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 309 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 620 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 28,199 100.0       Not a citizen 564 1.4
Less than 9th grade 1,552 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,230 11.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,866 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,184 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,125 18.2   Europe 583 49.2
Associate degree 1,866 6.6   Asia 195 16.5
Bachelor's degree 3,493 12.4   Africa 27 2.3
Graduate or professional degree 2,067 7.3   Oceania 12 1.0
        Latin America 46 3.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.0 (X)   Northern America 321 27.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,202 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,506 100.0   English only 36,505 95.6
Never married 6,686 20.6   Language other than English 1,697 4.4
Now married, except separated 19,093 58.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 469 1.2
Separated 384 1.2   Spanish 256 0.7
Widowed 2,468 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 87 0.2
 Female 1,914 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 1,208 3.2
Divorced 3,875 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 272 0.7
 Female 2,093 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 146 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 79 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 40,458 100.0
           under 18 years 543 100.0     Total ancestries reported 44,108 109.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 179 33.0   Arab 36 0.1
        Czech¹ 65 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 130 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,812 100.0   Dutch 527 1.3
Civilian veterans 5,075 16.5   English 7,357 18.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 6,440 15.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,029 10.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,112 7.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,552 100.0   Greek 205 0.5
With a disability 836 9.8   Hungarian 130 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,173 100.0   Irish¹ 5,451 13.5
With a disability 4,142 17.9   Italian 2,208 5.5
 Percent employed 55.4 (X)   Lithuanian 163 0.4
No disability 19,031 82.1   Norwegian 309 0.8
 Percent employed 84.9 (X)   Polish 1,737 4.3
     Population 65 years and over 6,082 100.0   Portuguese 162 0.4
With a disability 2,317 38.1   Russian 468 1.2
        Scotch-Irish 889 2.2
        Scottish 1,770 4.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 40 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 38,202 100.0   Subsaharan African 21 0.1
Same house in 1995 22,755 59.6   Swedish 636 1.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,202 39.8   Swiss 156 0.4
 Same county 8,467 22.2   Ukrainian 38 0.1
 Different county 6,735 17.6   United States or American 3,358 8.3
  Same state 2,281 6.0   Welsh 282 0.7
  Different state 4,454 11.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 245 0.6   Other ancestries 4,382 10.8
 
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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