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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ulster 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 177,749 100.0
      enrolled in school 46,266 100.0   Native 167,281 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 2,361 5.1       Born in United States 164,486 92.5
Kindergarten 2,276 4.9           State of residence 137,195 77.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 20,553 44.4           Different state 27,291 15.4
High school (grades 9-12) 9,394 20.3       Born outside United States 2,795 1.6
College or graduate school 11,682 25.2   Foreign born 10,468 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,703 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5,482 3.1
  Population 25 years and over 120,670 100.0       Not a citizen 4,986 2.8
Less than 9th grade 6,587 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15,525 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 36,156 30.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 10,468 100.0
Some college, no degree 22,255 18.4   Europe 4,958 47.4
Associate degree 10,010 8.3   Asia 1,773 16.9
Bachelor's degree 16,652 13.8   Africa 161 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 13,485 11.2   Oceania 100 1.0
        Latin America 3,158 30.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.7 (X)   Northern America 318 3.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 168,093 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 143,262 100.0   English only 151,064 89.9
Never married 40,688 28.4   Language other than English 17,029 10.1
Now married, except separated 75,379 52.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,234 3.1
Separated 3,586 2.5   Spanish 7,585 4.5
Widowed 10,187 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,540 1.5
 Female 8,230 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 7,814 4.6
Divorced 13,422 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,068 1.2
 Female 7,438 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,106 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 490 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 177,749 100.0
           under 18 years 2,603 100.0     Total ancestries reported 208,915 117.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,147 44.1   Arab 540 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,116 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 665 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 135,989 100.0   Dutch 9,632 5.4
Civilian veterans 17,305 12.7   English 16,455 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,422 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,657 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 35,931 20.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 38,700 100.0   Greek 1,100 0.6
With a disability 3,313 8.6   Hungarian 1,681 0.9
     Population 21 to 64 years 101,471 100.0   Irish¹ 37,495 21.1
With a disability 18,826 18.6   Italian 33,629 18.9
 Percent employed 53.4 (X)   Lithuanian 651 0.4
No disability 82,645 81.4   Norwegian 1,776 1.0
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 9,513 5.4
     Population 65 years and over 22,510 100.0   Portuguese 337 0.2
With a disability 8,558 38.0   Russian 3,877 2.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,271 1.3
        Scottish 3,308 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 296 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 168,093 100.0   Subsaharan African 350 0.2
Same house in 1995 103,546 61.6   Swedish 1,961 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 62,324 37.1   Swiss 499 0.3
 Same county 33,527 19.9   Ukrainian 1,459 0.8
 Different county 28,797 17.1   United States or American 6,732 3.8
  Same state 20,836 12.4   Welsh 1,001 0.6
  Different state 7,961 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,150 0.6
Elsewhere in 1995 2,223 1.3   Other ancestries 28,411 16.0
 
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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