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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tioga 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 51,784 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,238 100.0   Native 50,912 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 817 6.2       Born in United States 50,582 97.7
Kindergarten 839 6.3           State of residence 34,017 65.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,668 50.4           Different state 16,565 32.0
High school (grades 9-12) 3,343 25.3       Born outside United States 330 0.6
College or graduate school 1,571 11.9   Foreign born 872 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 238 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 558 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 34,223 100.0       Not a citizen 314 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,310 3.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,904 11.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,789 37.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 872 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,085 17.8   Europe 432 49.5
Associate degree 3,402 9.9   Asia 252 28.9
Bachelor's degree 4,053 11.8   Africa 9 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,680 7.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 113 13.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.8 (X)   Northern America 66 7.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 48,539 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 40,423 100.0   English only 46,696 96.2
Never married 8,578 21.2   Language other than English 1,843 3.8
Now married, except separated 24,463 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 493 1.0
Separated 1,063 2.6   Spanish 770 1.6
Widowed 2,482 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 140 0.3
 Female 2,033 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 742 1.5
Divorced 3,837 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 206 0.4
 Female 2,095 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 241 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 137 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 51,784 100.0
           under 18 years 811 100.0     Total ancestries reported 56,661 109.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 394 48.6   Arab 129 0.2
        Czech¹ 479 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 81 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 37,830 100.0   Dutch 2,502 4.8
Civilian veterans 5,781 15.3   English 9,221 17.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,623 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 425 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,788 18.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,378 100.0   Greek 155 0.3
With a disability 1,130 9.1   Hungarian 263 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 29,310 100.0   Irish¹ 8,067 15.6
With a disability 4,874 16.6   Italian 4,617 8.9
 Percent employed 54.9 (X)   Lithuanian 135 0.3
No disability 24,436 83.4   Norwegian 408 0.8
 Percent employed 80.8 (X)   Polish 2,607 5.0
     Population 65 years and over 6,547 100.0   Portuguese 39 0.1
With a disability 2,236 34.2   Russian 575 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 682 1.3
        Scottish 1,448 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 713 1.4
  Population 5 years and over 48,539 100.0   Subsaharan African 60 0.1
Same house in 1995 31,597 65.1   Swedish 534 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,698 34.4   Swiss 122 0.2
 Same county 8,729 18.0   Ukrainian 477 0.9
 Different county 7,969 16.4   United States or American 4,785 9.2
  Same state 4,940 10.2   Welsh 1,111 2.1
  Different state 3,029 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 25 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 244 0.5   Other ancestries 5,590 10.8
 
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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