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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cumberland 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 302,963 100.0
      enrolled in school 88,163 100.0   Native 287,038 94.7
Nursery school, preschool 5,492 6.2       Born in United States 273,836 90.4
Kindergarten 5,313 6.0           State of residence 136,190 45.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 38,913 44.1           Different state 137,646 45.4
High school (grades 9-12) 17,615 20.0       Born outside United States 13,202 4.4
College or graduate school 20,830 23.6   Foreign born 15,925 5.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5,659 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 8,185 2.7
  Population 25 years and over 176,714 100.0       Not a citizen 7,740 2.6
Less than 9th grade 8,389 4.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18,137 10.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 50,122 28.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 15,925 100.0
Some college, no degree 49,846 28.2   Europe 4,561 28.6
Associate degree 16,451 9.3   Asia 4,823 30.3
Bachelor's degree 23,232 13.1   Africa 455 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 10,537 6.0   Oceania 117 0.7
        Latin America 5,539 34.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.0 (X)   Northern America 430 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 278,459 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 230,654 100.0   English only 248,238 89.1
Never married 60,653 26.3   Language other than English 30,221 10.9
Now married, except separated 126,269 54.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,802 3.5
Separated 8,901 3.9   Spanish 16,536 5.9
Widowed 11,948 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,473 2.0
 Female 9,659 4.2   Other Indo-European languages 7,916 2.8
Divorced 22,883 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,829 0.7
 Female 13,136 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5,040 1.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,300 0.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 302,963 100.0
           under 18 years 6,506 100.0     Total ancestries reported 285,932 94.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,433 52.8   Arab 580 0.2
        Czech¹ 604 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 532 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 181,918 100.0   Dutch 2,292 0.8
Civilian veterans 42,592 23.4   English 17,754 5.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,254 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,681 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 28,592 9.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 71,312 100.0   Greek 897 0.3
With a disability 6,153 8.6   Hungarian 625 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 146,675 100.0   Irish¹ 21,521 7.1
With a disability 35,490 24.2   Italian 8,084 2.7
 Percent employed 54.8 (X)   Lithuanian 191 0.1
No disability 111,185 75.8   Norwegian 1,514 0.5
 Percent employed 72.2 (X)   Polish 3,595 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 22,466 100.0   Portuguese 434 0.1
With a disability 11,266 50.1   Russian 754 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 8,078 2.7
        Scottish 6,457 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 229 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 278,459 100.0   Subsaharan African 3,271 1.1
Same house in 1995 126,786 45.5   Swedish 1,745 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 138,629 49.8   Swiss 274 0.1
 Same county 61,515 22.1   Ukrainian 331 0.1
 Different county 77,114 27.7   United States or American 28,569 9.4
  Same state 13,148 4.7   Welsh 1,054 0.3
  Different state 63,966 23.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2,239 0.7
Elsewhere in 1995 13,044 4.7   Other ancestries 138,781 45.8
 
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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