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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Saratoga 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 200,635 100.0
      enrolled in school 51,400 100.0   Native 194,447 96.9
Nursery school, preschool 3,719 7.2       Born in United States 192,875 96.1
Kindergarten 2,906 5.7           State of residence 156,784 78.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 23,317 45.4           Different state 36,091 18.0
High school (grades 9-12) 11,161 21.7       Born outside United States 1,572 0.8
College or graduate school 10,297 20.0   Foreign born 6,188 3.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,693 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,881 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 135,015 100.0       Not a citizen 2,307 1.1
Less than 9th grade 4,173 3.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,756 8.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 39,112 29.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,188 100.0
Some college, no degree 24,364 18.0   Europe 2,450 39.6
Associate degree 13,932 10.3   Asia 1,998 32.3
Bachelor's degree 24,989 18.5   Africa 99 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 16,689 12.4   Oceania 53 0.9
        Latin America 794 12.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.2 (X)   Northern America 794 12.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 30.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 187,572 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 158,903 100.0   English only 177,563 94.7
Never married 39,274 24.7   Language other than English 10,009 5.3
Now married, except separated 93,331 58.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,482 1.3
Separated 3,761 2.4   Spanish 2,647 1.4
Widowed 9,172 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 783 0.4
 Female 7,473 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 6,038 3.2
Divorced 13,365 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,333 0.7
 Female 7,559 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 926 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 303 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 200,635 100.0
           under 18 years 2,089 100.0     Total ancestries reported 253,344 126.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 716 34.3   Arab 768 0.4
        Czech¹ 1,636 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 852 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 149,295 100.0   Dutch 7,747 3.9
Civilian veterans 20,582 13.8   English 28,060 14.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 21,224 10.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7,459 3.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 33,595 16.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 43,928 100.0   Greek 1,043 0.5
With a disability 3,399 7.7   Hungarian 1,229 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 118,328 100.0   Irish¹ 49,649 24.7
With a disability 15,858 13.4   Italian 33,185 16.5
 Percent employed 59.1 (X)   Lithuanian 968 0.5
No disability 102,470 86.6   Norwegian 1,961 1.0
 Percent employed 82.5 (X)   Polish 14,824 7.4
     Population 65 years and over 22,152 100.0   Portuguese 305 0.2
With a disability 7,925 35.8   Russian 2,548 1.3
        Scotch-Irish 3,420 1.7
        Scottish 5,326 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 819 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 187,572 100.0   Subsaharan African 126 0.1
Same house in 1995 109,696 58.5   Swedish 1,950 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 76,300 40.7   Swiss 592 0.3
 Same county 37,206 19.8   Ukrainian 1,840 0.9
 Different county 39,094 20.8   United States or American 9,150 4.6
  Same state 25,150 13.4   Welsh 1,931 1.0
  Different state 13,944 7.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 233 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,576 0.8   Other ancestries 20,904 10.4
 
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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