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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Schoharie 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 31,582 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,606 100.0   Native 30,833 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 416 4.8       Born in United States 30,657 97.1
Kindergarten 422 4.9           State of residence 26,560 84.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,591 41.7           Different state 4,097 13.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,823 21.2       Born outside United States 176 0.6
College or graduate school 2,354 27.4   Foreign born 749 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 122 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 511 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 20,695 100.0       Not a citizen 238 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,029 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,767 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,878 38.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 749 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,251 15.7   Europe 491 65.6
Associate degree 2,184 10.6   Asia 79 10.5
Bachelor's degree 1,849 8.9   Africa 23 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,737 8.4   Oceania 5 0.7
        Latin America 112 15.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.7 (X)   Northern America 39 5.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 29,826 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,488 100.0   English only 28,415 95.3
Never married 6,433 25.2   Language other than English 1,411 4.7
Now married, except separated 14,038 55.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 389 1.3
Separated 650 2.6   Spanish 516 1.7
Widowed 2,223 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 138 0.5
 Female 1,758 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 821 2.8
Divorced 2,144 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 248 0.8
 Female 1,106 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 55 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 31,582 100.0
           under 18 years 423 100.0     Total ancestries reported 33,459 105.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 195 46.1   Arab 48 0.2
        Czech¹ 172 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 97 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,005 100.0   Dutch 2,186 6.9
Civilian veterans 3,523 14.7   English 3,484 11.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,306 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 384 1.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,924 21.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,808 100.0   Greek 86 0.3
With a disability 778 10.0   Hungarian 200 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,026 100.0   Irish¹ 5,425 17.2
With a disability 3,045 17.9   Italian 3,127 9.9
 Percent employed 51.5 (X)   Lithuanian 84 0.3
No disability 13,981 82.1   Norwegian 342 1.1
 Percent employed 78.5 (X)   Polish 1,415 4.5
     Population 65 years and over 4,489 100.0   Portuguese 89 0.3
With a disability 1,777 39.6   Russian 358 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 445 1.4
        Scottish 675 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 91 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 29,826 100.0   Subsaharan African 42 0.1
Same house in 1995 19,040 63.8   Swedish 343 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,686 35.8   Swiss 78 0.2
 Same county 5,842 19.6   Ukrainian 130 0.4
 Different county 4,844 16.2   United States or American 2,628 8.3
  Same state 3,866 13.0   Welsh 253 0.8
  Different state 978 3.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 68 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 100 0.3   Other ancestries 2,979 9.4
 
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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