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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: New York 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 1,537,195 100.0
      enrolled in school 358,066 100.0   Native 1,084,755 70.6
Nursery school, preschool 21,035 5.9       Born in United States 1,014,833 66.0
Kindergarten 14,962 4.2           State of residence 673,538 43.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 117,292 32.8           Different state 341,295 22.2
High school (grades 9-12) 63,694 17.8       Born outside United States 69,922 4.5
College or graduate school 141,083 39.4   Foreign born 452,440 29.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 190,381 12.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 179,785 11.7
  Population 25 years and over 1,125,987 100.0       Not a citizen 272,655 17.7
Less than 9th grade 117,448 10.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 122,906 10.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 151,995 13.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 452,440 100.0
Some college, no degree 138,579 12.3   Europe 83,327 18.4
Associate degree 38,866 3.5   Asia 122,417 27.1
Bachelor's degree 292,665 26.0   Africa 15,838 3.5
Graduate or professional degree 263,528 23.4   Oceania 3,305 0.7
        Latin America 218,795 48.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.7 (X)   Northern America 8,758 1.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 49.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,462,015 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,319,421 100.0   English only 849,603 58.1
Never married 600,933 45.5   Language other than English 612,412 41.9
Now married, except separated 467,939 35.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 292,241 20.0
Separated 51,534 3.9   Spanish 364,141 24.9
Widowed 80,479 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 189,720 13.0
 Female 66,717 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 115,836 7.9
Divorced 118,536 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30,309 2.1
 Female 73,967 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 108,035 7.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 66,139 4.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,537,195 100.0
           under 18 years 29,812 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,539,499 100.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 12,451 41.8   Arab 10,619 0.7
        Czech¹ 5,865 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,550 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,281,455 100.0   Dutch 9,549 0.6
Civilian veterans 69,500 5.4   English 66,681 4.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 25,890 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,226 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 91,492 6.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 235,994 100.0   Greek 12,162 0.8
With a disability 24,801 10.5   Hungarian 15,092 1.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,033,078 100.0   Irish¹ 105,318 6.9
With a disability 201,210 19.5   Italian 84,956 5.5
 Percent employed 50.6 (X)   Lithuanian 5,242 0.3
No disability 831,868 80.5   Norwegian 6,901 0.4
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 53,662 3.5
     Population 65 years and over 181,118 100.0   Portuguese 3,088 0.2
With a disability 77,197 42.6   Russian 75,885 4.9
        Scotch-Irish 9,814 0.6
        Scottish 16,898 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,828 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 1,462,015 100.0   Subsaharan African 18,988 1.2
Same house in 1995 831,282 56.9   Swedish 10,328 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 526,679 36.0   Swiss 4,646 0.3
 Same county 248,814 17.0   Ukrainian 9,343 0.6
 Different county 277,865 19.0   United States or American 43,302 2.8
  Same state 122,686 8.4   Welsh 5,351 0.3
  Different state 155,179 10.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 27,187 1.8
Elsewhere in 1995 104,054 7.1   Other ancestries 811,636 52.8
 
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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