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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cape May 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 102,326 100.0
      enrolled in school 23,063 100.0   Native 99,038 96.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,543 6.7       Born in United States 97,629 95.4
Kindergarten 1,144 5.0           State of residence 48,542 47.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,541 50.0           Different state 49,087 48.0
High school (grades 9-12) 5,369 23.3       Born outside United States 1,409 1.4
College or graduate school 3,466 15.0   Foreign born 3,288 3.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 858 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,020 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 72,878 100.0       Not a citizen 1,268 1.2
Less than 9th grade 3,319 4.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,891 13.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 26,475 36.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,288 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,289 18.2   Europe 1,704 51.8
Associate degree 3,856 5.3   Asia 644 19.6
Bachelor's degree 11,288 15.5   Africa 153 4.7
Graduate or professional degree 4,760 6.5   Oceania 30 0.9
        Latin America 648 19.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.9 (X)   Northern America 109 3.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 97,148 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 83,418 100.0   English only 90,696 93.4
Never married 18,943 22.7   Language other than English 6,452 6.6
Now married, except separated 46,198 55.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,331 2.4
Separated 1,711 2.1   Spanish 2,917 3.0
Widowed 8,631 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,274 1.3
 Female 7,010 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 2,955 3.0
Divorced 7,935 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 863 0.9
 Female 4,805 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 353 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 121 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 102,326 100.0
           under 18 years 1,675 100.0     Total ancestries reported 123,021 120.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 722 43.1   Arab 168 0.2
        Czech¹ 317 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 334 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 78,781 100.0   Dutch 1,481 1.4
Civilian veterans 12,667 16.1   English 13,539 13.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,607 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 436 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 22,255 21.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 20,540 100.0   Greek 821 0.8
With a disability 1,684 8.2   Hungarian 655 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 54,334 100.0   Irish¹ 28,839 28.2
With a disability 10,397 19.1   Italian 17,507 17.1
 Percent employed 61.1 (X)   Lithuanian 559 0.5
No disability 43,937 80.9   Norwegian 906 0.9
 Percent employed 76.1 (X)   Polish 5,300 5.2
     Population 65 years and over 19,645 100.0   Portuguese 149 0.1
With a disability 7,315 37.2   Russian 994 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 2,014 2.0
        Scottish 1,900 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 286 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 97,148 100.0   Subsaharan African 296 0.3
Same house in 1995 59,405 61.1   Swedish 1,448 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 36,899 38.0   Swiss 217 0.2
 Same county 19,595 20.2   Ukrainian 880 0.9
 Different county 17,304 17.8   United States or American 5,061 4.9
  Same state 7,393 7.6   Welsh 1,295 1.3
  Different state 9,911 10.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 223 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 844 0.9   Other ancestries 12,534 12.2
 
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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