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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cayuga 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 81,963 100.0
      enrolled in school 20,377 100.0   Native 80,107 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,210 5.9       Born in United States 79,358 96.8
Kindergarten 986 4.8           State of residence 70,728 86.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,046 49.3           Different state 8,630 10.5
High school (grades 9-12) 4,895 24.0       Born outside United States 749 0.9
College or graduate school 3,240 15.9   Foreign born 1,856 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 466 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,039 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 54,649 100.0       Not a citizen 817 1.0
Less than 9th grade 2,819 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,623 15.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19,644 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,856 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,502 17.4   Europe 908 48.9
Associate degree 5,570 10.2   Asia 334 18.0
Bachelor's degree 5,078 9.3   Africa 26 1.4
Graduate or professional degree 3,413 6.2   Oceania 17 0.9
        Latin America 404 21.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.1 (X)   Northern America 167 9.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 77,177 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 65,366 100.0   English only 72,915 94.5
Never married 17,654 27.0   Language other than English 4,262 5.5
Now married, except separated 35,232 53.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,152 1.5
Separated 1,782 2.7   Spanish 1,512 2.0
Widowed 5,077 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 503 0.7
 Female 4,091 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 2,436 3.2
Divorced 5,621 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 596 0.8
 Female 3,001 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 249 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 81,963 100.0
           under 18 years 1,066 100.0     Total ancestries reported 90,793 110.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 359 33.7   Arab 199 0.2
        Czech¹ 370 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 290 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 61,440 100.0   Dutch 3,509 4.3
Civilian veterans 8,769 14.3   English 15,075 18.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,060 5.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,622 2.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,034 14.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 18,810 100.0   Greek 189 0.2
With a disability 1,630 8.7   Hungarian 283 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 43,100 100.0   Irish¹ 15,868 19.4
With a disability 8,253 19.1   Italian 11,629 14.2
 Percent employed 55.4 (X)   Lithuanian 88 0.1
No disability 34,847 80.9   Norwegian 376 0.5
 Percent employed 82.2 (X)   Polish 5,490 6.7
     Population 65 years and over 11,283 100.0   Portuguese 59 0.1
With a disability 4,453 39.5   Russian 486 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 902 1.1
        Scottish 1,278 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 104 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 77,177 100.0   Subsaharan African 60 0.1
Same house in 1995 49,848 64.6   Swedish 496 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 27,067 35.1   Swiss 382 0.5
 Same county 16,988 22.0   Ukrainian 2,492 3.0
 Different county 10,079 13.1   United States or American 6,006 7.3
  Same state 7,424 9.6   Welsh 614 0.7
  Different state 2,655 3.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 58 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 262 0.3   Other ancestries 6,774 8.3
 
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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