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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Schuyler 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 19,224 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,643 100.0   Native 18,994 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 263 5.7       Born in United States 18,882 98.2
Kindergarten 331 7.1           State of residence 15,616 81.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,307 49.7           Different state 3,266 17.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,132 24.4       Born outside United States 112 0.6
College or graduate school 610 13.1   Foreign born 230 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 54 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 145 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 12,842 100.0       Not a citizen 85 0.4
Less than 9th grade 632 4.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,629 12.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,121 39.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 230 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,442 19.0   Europe 163 70.9
Associate degree 1,023 8.0   Asia 27 11.7
Bachelor's degree 1,089 8.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 906 7.1   Oceania 2 0.9
        Latin America 18 7.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.4 (X)   Northern America 20 8.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,100 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,306 100.0   English only 17,457 96.4
Never married 3,441 22.5   Language other than English 643 3.6
Now married, except separated 8,733 57.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 188 1.0
Separated 446 2.9   Spanish 189 1.0
Widowed 1,156 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.3
 Female 938 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 422 2.3
Divorced 1,530 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 121 0.7
 Female 776 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,224 100.0
           under 18 years 325 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,322 105.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 211 64.9   Arab 24 0.1
        Czech¹ 130 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 76 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,353 100.0   Dutch 957 5.0
Civilian veterans 2,309 16.1   English 3,276 17.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 810 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 154 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,654 19.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,333 100.0   Greek 45 0.2
With a disability 491 11.3   Hungarian 80 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,576 100.0   Irish¹ 3,104 16.1
With a disability 2,212 20.9   Italian 1,894 9.9
 Percent employed 49.5 (X)   Lithuanian 30 0.2
No disability 8,364 79.1   Norwegian 77 0.4
 Percent employed 79.8 (X)   Polish 715 3.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,604 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 954 36.6   Russian 88 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 338 1.8
        Scottish 468 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 53 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 18,100 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,532 63.7   Swedish 275 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,562 36.3   Swiss 59 0.3
 Same county 3,200 17.7   Ukrainian 104 0.5
 Different county 3,362 18.6   United States or American 1,658 8.6
  Same state 2,499 13.8   Welsh 228 1.2
  Different state 863 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 6 0.0   Other ancestries 2,004 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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