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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Greene 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 18,974 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,652 100.0   Native 18,037 95.1
Nursery school, preschool 275 5.9       Born in United States 17,955 94.6
Kindergarten 289 6.2           State of residence 15,483 81.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,122 45.6           Different state 2,472 13.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,338 28.8       Born outside United States 82 0.4
College or graduate school 628 13.5   Foreign born 937 4.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 706 3.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 102 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 12,380 100.0       Not a citizen 835 4.4
Less than 9th grade 1,629 13.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,655 21.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,291 34.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 937 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,116 17.1   Europe 9 1.0
Associate degree 680 5.5   Asia 11 1.2
Bachelor's degree 627 5.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 382 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 910 97.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.4 (X)   Northern America 7 0.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,698 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,044 100.0   English only 16,199 91.5
Never married 4,268 28.4   Language other than English 1,499 8.5
Now married, except separated 7,941 52.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 775 4.4
Separated 532 3.5   Spanish 1,421 8.0
Widowed 1,304 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 768 4.3
 Female 1,076 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 58 0.3
Divorced 999 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
 Female 459 3.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 13 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,974 100.0
           under 18 years 526 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,739 72.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 275 52.3   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,200 100.0   Dutch 48 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,376 9.7   English 1,045 5.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 110 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 403 2.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,103 100.0   Greek 7 0.0
With a disability 467 11.4   Hungarian 6 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,275 100.0   Irish¹ 682 3.6
With a disability 2,452 23.9   Italian 309 1.6
 Percent employed 54.1 (X)   Lithuanian 10 0.1
No disability 7,823 76.1   Norwegian 37 0.2
 Percent employed 73.8 (X)   Polish 28 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,109 100.0   Portuguese 17 0.1
With a disability 1,129 53.5   Russian 18 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 222 1.2
        Scottish 160 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,698 100.0   Subsaharan African 174 0.9
Same house in 1995 10,775 60.9   Swedish 124 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,423 36.3   Swiss 26 0.1
 Same county 2,796 15.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,627 20.5   United States or American 2,134 11.2
  Same state 2,625 14.8   Welsh 36 0.2
  Different state 1,002 5.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 500 2.8   Other ancestries 8,118 42.8
 
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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