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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Steuben 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 98,726 100.0
      enrolled in school 24,686 100.0   Native 96,881 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,456 5.9       Born in United States 96,324 97.6
Kindergarten 1,291 5.2           State of residence 79,206 80.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,587 51.0           Different state 17,118 17.3
High school (grades 9-12) 6,099 24.7       Born outside United States 557 0.6
College or graduate school 3,253 13.2   Foreign born 1,845 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 491 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,084 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 65,765 100.0       Not a citizen 761 0.8
Less than 9th grade 3,194 4.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,134 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24,527 37.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,845 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,216 17.1   Europe 841 45.6
Associate degree 6,919 10.5   Asia 588 31.9
Bachelor's degree 6,565 10.0   Africa 63 3.4
Graduate or professional degree 5,210 7.9   Oceania 15 0.8
        Latin America 184 10.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.8 (X)   Northern America 154 8.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 92,702 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 77,792 100.0   English only 89,030 96.0
Never married 17,920 23.0   Language other than English 3,672 4.0
Now married, except separated 43,128 55.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,130 1.2
Separated 2,768 3.6   Spanish 1,229 1.3
Widowed 6,048 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 372 0.4
 Female 4,896 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 1,955 2.1
Divorced 7,928 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 625 0.7
 Female 4,195 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 430 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 108 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 98,726 100.0
           under 18 years 1,206 100.0     Total ancestries reported 103,029 104.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 563 46.7   Arab 184 0.2
        Czech¹ 471 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 350 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 73,136 100.0   Dutch 3,973 4.0
Civilian veterans 11,736 16.0   English 16,410 16.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,324 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 893 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 19,984 20.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 23,093 100.0   Greek 344 0.3
With a disability 2,006 8.7   Hungarian 336 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 54,247 100.0   Irish¹ 15,881 16.1
With a disability 11,218 20.7   Italian 7,493 7.6
 Percent employed 47.8 (X)   Lithuanian 131 0.1
No disability 43,029 79.3   Norwegian 684 0.7
 Percent employed 80.5 (X)   Polish 4,159 4.2
     Population 65 years and over 14,114 100.0   Portuguese 127 0.1
With a disability 5,814 41.2   Russian 376 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,494 1.5
        Scottish 2,315 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 271 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 92,702 100.0   Subsaharan African 91 0.1
Same house in 1995 57,860 62.4   Swedish 1,302 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 34,440 37.2   Swiss 279 0.3
 Same county 22,826 24.6   Ukrainian 617 0.6
 Different county 11,614 12.5   United States or American 10,536 10.7
  Same state 6,678 7.2   Welsh 1,292 1.3
  Different state 4,936 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 43 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 402 0.4   Other ancestries 9,669 9.8
 
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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