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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Delaware 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 48,055 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,874 100.0   Native 46,407 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 602 5.1       Born in United States 46,175 96.1
Kindergarten 521 4.4           State of residence 38,936 81.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,381 45.3           Different state 7,239 15.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,982 25.1       Born outside United States 232 0.5
College or graduate school 2,388 20.1   Foreign born 1,648 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 279 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,111 2.3
  Population 25 years and over 33,070 100.0       Not a citizen 537 1.1
Less than 9th grade 1,885 5.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,776 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,353 37.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,648 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,600 16.9   Europe 1,115 67.7
Associate degree 2,956 8.9   Asia 239 14.5
Bachelor's degree 3,139 9.5   Africa 11 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 2,361 7.1   Oceania 3 0.2
        Latin America 200 12.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.9 (X)   Northern America 80 4.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 45,612 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 39,196 100.0   English only 42,860 94.0
Never married 9,639 24.6   Language other than English 2,752 6.0
Now married, except separated 21,754 55.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 792 1.7
Separated 1,106 2.8   Spanish 903 2.0
Widowed 3,397 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 246 0.5
 Female 2,733 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,634 3.6
Divorced 3,300 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 451 1.0
 Female 1,672 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 164 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 80 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 48,055 100.0
           under 18 years 467 100.0     Total ancestries reported 52,177 108.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 207 44.3   Arab 85 0.2
        Czech¹ 273 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 292 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,970 100.0   Dutch 2,467 5.1
Civilian veterans 5,543 15.0   English 6,835 14.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,618 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 441 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,578 19.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,681 100.0   Greek 185 0.4
With a disability 1,068 10.0   Hungarian 298 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,827 100.0   Irish¹ 7,814 16.3
With a disability 5,738 22.2   Italian 5,208 10.8
 Percent employed 51.3 (X)   Lithuanian 172 0.4
No disability 20,089 77.8   Norwegian 637 1.3
 Percent employed 77.3 (X)   Polish 2,076 4.3
     Population 65 years and over 8,302 100.0   Portuguese 66 0.1
With a disability 3,221 38.8   Russian 392 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 934 1.9
        Scottish 2,099 4.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 123 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 45,612 100.0   Subsaharan African 25 0.1
Same house in 1995 29,677 65.1   Swedish 634 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,738 34.5   Swiss 239 0.5
 Same county 7,844 17.2   Ukrainian 168 0.3
 Different county 7,894 17.3   United States or American 4,005 8.3
  Same state 5,760 12.6   Welsh 470 1.0
  Different state 2,134 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 87 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 197 0.4   Other ancestries 4,956 10.3
 
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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