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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Allen 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 108,473 100.0
      enrolled in school 28,722 100.0   Native 107,336 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 1,603 5.6       Born in United States 106,844 98.5
Kindergarten 1,648 5.7           State of residence 88,376 81.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,136 45.7           Different state 18,468 17.0
High school (grades 9-12) 6,921 24.1       Born outside United States 492 0.5
College or graduate school 5,414 18.8   Foreign born 1,137 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 335 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 652 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 69,669 100.0       Not a citizen 485 0.4
Less than 9th grade 3,080 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,110 13.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 29,666 42.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,137 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,016 18.7   Europe 319 28.1
Associate degree 5,437 7.8   Asia 404 35.5
Bachelor's degree 5,891 8.5   Africa 88 7.7
Graduate or professional degree 3,469 5.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 196 17.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.5 (X)   Northern America 130 11.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 101,269 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 85,295 100.0   English only 97,817 96.6
Never married 22,205 26.0   Language other than English 3,452 3.4
Now married, except separated 46,069 54.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,057 1.0
Separated 1,139 1.3   Spanish 1,705 1.7
Widowed 6,590 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 560 0.6
 Female 5,353 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 1,198 1.2
Divorced 9,292 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 369 0.4
 Female 4,842 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 444 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 109 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 108,473 100.0
           under 18 years 1,644 100.0     Total ancestries reported 100,857 93.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 822 50.0   Arab 86 0.1
        Czech¹ 213 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 58 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 80,362 100.0   Dutch 2,315 2.1
Civilian veterans 11,358 14.1   English 7,842 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,385 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 333 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 32,835 30.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 26,229 100.0   Greek 160 0.1
With a disability 1,849 7.0   Hungarian 286 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 56,252 100.0   Irish¹ 11,871 10.9
With a disability 10,455 18.6   Italian 3,295 3.0
 Percent employed 56.2 (X)   Lithuanian 75 0.1
No disability 45,797 81.4   Norwegian 325 0.3
 Percent employed 77.8 (X)   Polish 1,004 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 14,131 100.0   Portuguese 48 0.0
With a disability 5,797 41.0   Russian 249 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,117 1.0
        Scottish 1,597 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 129 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 101,269 100.0   Subsaharan African 846 0.8
Same house in 1995 59,509 58.8   Swedish 456 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 41,150 40.6   Swiss 1,526 1.4
 Same county 27,586 27.2   Ukrainian 116 0.1
 Different county 13,564 13.4   United States or American 11,105 10.2
  Same state 8,839 8.7   Welsh 1,935 1.8
  Different state 4,725 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 49 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 610 0.6   Other ancestries 18,601 17.1
 
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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