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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pike 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 27,695 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,897 100.0   Native 27,526 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 433 6.3       Born in United States 27,443 99.1
Kindergarten 512 7.4           State of residence 22,015 79.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,415 49.5           Different state 5,428 19.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,763 25.6       Born outside United States 83 0.3
College or graduate school 774 11.2   Foreign born 169 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 91 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 67 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 17,710 100.0       Not a citizen 102 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,990 11.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,301 18.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,358 41.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 169 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,528 14.3   Europe 52 30.8
Associate degree 814 4.6   Asia 70 41.4
Bachelor's degree 1,116 6.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 603 3.4   Oceania 11 6.5
        Latin America 32 18.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.1 (X)   Northern America 4 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 25,830 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,497 100.0   English only 25,142 97.3
Never married 4,417 20.5   Language other than English 688 2.7
Now married, except separated 12,675 59.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 262 1.0
Separated 470 2.2   Spanish 203 0.8
Widowed 1,512 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69 0.3
 Female 1,231 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 394 1.5
Divorced 2,423 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 178 0.7
 Female 1,281 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 55 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 27,695 100.0
           under 18 years 514 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,064 68.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 289 56.2   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 48 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 18 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,176 100.0   Dutch 507 1.8
Civilian veterans 2,979 14.8   English 2,119 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 288 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,423 12.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,746 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 650 9.6   Hungarian 16 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,243 100.0   Irish¹ 2,740 9.9
With a disability 4,169 27.4   Italian 201 0.7
 Percent employed 42.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 11,074 72.6   Norwegian 5 0.0
 Percent employed 68.3 (X)   Polish 117 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,476 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,756 50.5   Russian 9 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 324 1.2
        Scottish 324 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 25,830 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 14,889 57.6   Swedish 75 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,837 42.0   Swiss 55 0.2
 Same county 6,450 25.0   Ukrainian 13 0.0
 Different county 4,387 17.0   United States or American 5,496 19.8
  Same state 3,495 13.5   Welsh 244 0.9
  Different state 892 3.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 104 0.4   Other ancestries 2,999 10.8
 
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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