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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cuyahoga 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 1,393,978 100.0
      enrolled in school 365,498 100.0   Native 1,305,217 93.6
Nursery school, preschool 26,431 7.2       Born in United States 1,286,999 92.3
Kindergarten 19,776 5.4           State of residence 1,007,823 72.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 165,930 45.4           Different state 279,176 20.0
High school (grades 9-12) 77,380 21.2       Born outside United States 18,218 1.3
College or graduate school 75,981 20.8   Foreign born 88,761 6.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 33,018 2.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 50,362 3.6
  Population 25 years and over 936,148 100.0       Not a citizen 38,399 2.8
Less than 9th grade 41,967 4.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 129,995 13.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 281,264 30.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 88,761 100.0
Some college, no degree 198,044 21.2   Europe 47,715 53.8
Associate degree 49,465 5.3   Asia 25,860 29.1
Bachelor's degree 145,980 15.6   Africa 3,370 3.8
Graduate or professional degree 89,433 9.6   Oceania 327 0.4
        Latin America 8,640 9.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.6 (X)   Northern America 2,849 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,303,066 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,102,231 100.0   English only 1,158,729 88.9
Never married 337,694 30.6   Language other than English 144,337 11.1
Now married, except separated 523,174 47.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55,918 4.3
Separated 21,386 1.9   Spanish 41,288 3.2
Widowed 96,648 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15,780 1.2
 Female 78,232 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 72,365 5.6
Divorced 123,329 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27,953 2.1
 Female 73,616 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14,776 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,383 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,393,978 100.0
           under 18 years 28,120 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,573,702 112.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 12,256 43.6   Arab 15,204 1.1
        Czech¹ 29,814 2.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,363 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,045,949 100.0   Dutch 11,792 0.8
Civilian veterans 131,078 12.5   English 82,251 5.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 19,440 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,752 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 227,780 16.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 303,988 100.0   Greek 8,839 0.6
With a disability 25,534 8.4   Hungarian 47,392 3.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 775,695 100.0   Irish¹ 172,150 12.3
With a disability 143,094 18.4   Italian 125,570 9.0
 Percent employed 55.3 (X)   Lithuanian 7,528 0.5
No disability 632,601 81.6   Norwegian 4,103 0.3
 Percent employed 77.5 (X)   Polish 119,216 8.6
     Population 65 years and over 205,938 100.0   Portuguese 607 0.0
With a disability 86,202 41.9   Russian 23,735 1.7
        Scotch-Irish 13,402 1.0
        Scottish 17,747 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 51,093 3.7
  Population 5 years and over 1,303,066 100.0   Subsaharan African 10,468 0.8
Same house in 1995 776,767 59.6   Swedish 8,349 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 503,203 38.6   Swiss 3,621 0.3
 Same county 386,169 29.6   Ukrainian 17,665 1.3
 Different county 117,034 9.0   United States or American 42,267 3.0
  Same state 58,036 4.5   Welsh 9,332 0.7
  Different state 58,998 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3,512 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 23,096 1.8   Other ancestries 494,710 35.5
 
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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