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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wyoming 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 43,424 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,379 100.0   Native 42,442 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 593 5.7       Born in United States 41,960 96.6
Kindergarten 574 5.5           State of residence 38,389 88.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,979 48.0           Different state 3,571 8.2
High school (grades 9-12) 2,819 27.2       Born outside United States 482 1.1
College or graduate school 1,414 13.6   Foreign born 982 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 194 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 371 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 29,522 100.0       Not a citizen 611 1.4
Less than 9th grade 1,718 5.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,488 18.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,498 38.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 982 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,709 16.0   Europe 228 23.2
Associate degree 2,719 9.2   Asia 129 13.1
Bachelor's degree 2,100 7.1   Africa 14 1.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,290 4.4   Oceania 2 0.2
        Latin America 500 50.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.6 (X)   Northern America 109 11.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 41,142 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,018 100.0   English only 39,785 96.7
Never married 10,051 28.7   Language other than English 1,357 3.3
Now married, except separated 19,224 54.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 428 1.0
Separated 754 2.2   Spanish 745 1.8
Widowed 2,171 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 291 0.7
 Female 1,722 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 516 1.3
Divorced 2,818 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 0.2
 Female 1,326 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 80 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 43,424 100.0
           under 18 years 468 100.0     Total ancestries reported 47,387 109.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 212 45.3   Arab 31 0.1
        Czech¹ 105 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 95 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 32,970 100.0   Dutch 1,270 2.9
Civilian veterans 4,394 13.3   English 6,590 15.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,911 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 434 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,163 32.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,572 100.0   Greek 70 0.2
With a disability 840 8.8   Hungarian 175 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,330 100.0   Irish¹ 6,411 14.8
With a disability 3,718 16.7   Italian 3,121 7.2
 Percent employed 53.8 (X)   Lithuanian 44 0.1
No disability 18,612 83.3   Norwegian 124 0.3
 Percent employed 80.6 (X)   Polish 4,396 10.1
     Population 65 years and over 4,934 100.0   Portuguese 11 0.0
With a disability 2,044 41.4   Russian 143 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 487 1.1
        Scottish 905 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 35 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 41,142 100.0   Subsaharan African 28 0.1
Same house in 1995 27,832 67.6   Swedish 390 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,686 30.8   Swiss 176 0.4
 Same county 6,779 16.5   Ukrainian 171 0.4
 Different county 5,907 14.4   United States or American 3,033 7.0
  Same state 4,782 11.6   Welsh 554 1.3
  Different state 1,125 2.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 624 1.5   Other ancestries 2,503 5.8
 
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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