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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ontario 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 100,224 100.0
      enrolled in school 26,901 100.0   Native 97,475 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 1,731 6.4       Born in United States 96,516 96.3
Kindergarten 1,627 6.0           State of residence 81,063 80.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,051 44.8           Different state 15,453 15.4
High school (grades 9-12) 5,627 20.9       Born outside United States 959 1.0
College or graduate school 5,865 21.8   Foreign born 2,749 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 825 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,575 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 66,539 100.0       Not a citizen 1,174 1.2
Less than 9th grade 2,433 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,973 9.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,017 31.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,749 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,856 19.3   Europe 1,310 47.7
Associate degree 7,830 11.8   Asia 561 20.4
Bachelor's degree 9,731 14.6   Africa 17 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 6,699 10.1   Oceania 5 0.2
        Latin America 470 17.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.4 (X)   Northern America 386 14.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 94,145 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 79,053 100.0   English only 89,556 95.1
Never married 19,635 24.8   Language other than English 4,589 4.9
Now married, except separated 44,603 56.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,522 1.6
Separated 1,672 2.1   Spanish 2,179 2.3
Widowed 5,298 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 856 0.9
 Female 4,320 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 2,058 2.2
Divorced 7,845 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 554 0.6
 Female 4,341 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 313 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 100,224 100.0
           under 18 years 1,147 100.0     Total ancestries reported 122,074 121.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 376 32.8   Arab 350 0.3
        Czech¹ 318 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 982 1.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 74,735 100.0   Dutch 7,183 7.2
Civilian veterans 10,539 14.1   English 19,200 19.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,596 4.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,281 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 23,933 23.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 23,093 100.0   Greek 257 0.3
With a disability 1,887 8.2   Hungarian 328 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 57,451 100.0   Irish¹ 19,297 19.3
With a disability 8,778 15.3   Italian 13,776 13.7
 Percent employed 56.9 (X)   Lithuanian 174 0.2
No disability 48,673 84.7   Norwegian 638 0.6
 Percent employed 83.2 (X)   Polish 4,011 4.0
     Population 65 years and over 12,517 100.0   Portuguese 144 0.1
With a disability 4,738 37.9   Russian 520 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 1,537 1.5
        Scottish 2,862 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 226 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 94,145 100.0   Subsaharan African 177 0.2
Same house in 1995 56,659 60.2   Swedish 1,179 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 36,741 39.0   Swiss 473 0.5
 Same county 19,529 20.7   Ukrainian 821 0.8
 Different county 17,212 18.3   United States or American 6,148 6.1
  Same state 12,349 13.1   Welsh 869 0.9
  Different state 4,863 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 89 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 745 0.8   Other ancestries 10,705 10.7
 
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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