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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Preble 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 42,337 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,416 100.0   Native 42,072 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 595 5.7       Born in United States 41,948 99.1
Kindergarten 627 6.0           State of residence 29,938 70.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,110 49.1           Different state 12,010 28.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,728 26.2       Born outside United States 124 0.3
College or graduate school 1,356 13.0   Foreign born 265 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 116 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 129 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 28,079 100.0       Not a citizen 136 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,400 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,752 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,880 49.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 265 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,848 17.3   Europe 73 27.5
Associate degree 1,364 4.9   Asia 163 61.5
Bachelor's degree 1,847 6.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 988 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 7 2.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.7 (X)   Northern America 22 8.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,644 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,408 100.0   English only 38,861 98.0
Never married 6,460 19.3   Language other than English 783 2.0
Now married, except separated 21,266 63.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 327 0.8
Separated 283 0.8   Spanish 309 0.8
Widowed 2,217 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 117 0.3
 Female 1,699 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 362 0.9
Divorced 3,182 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.3
 Female 1,704 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 97 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 42,337 100.0
           under 18 years 546 100.0     Total ancestries reported 33,294 78.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 232 42.5   Arab 13 0.0
        Czech¹ 83 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 28 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,319 100.0   Dutch 867 2.0
Civilian veterans 4,485 14.3   English 3,707 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 698 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 93 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,464 24.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,798 100.0   Greek 111 0.3
With a disability 622 6.3   Hungarian 124 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 24,149 100.0   Irish¹ 3,935 9.3
With a disability 4,333 17.9   Italian 630 1.5
 Percent employed 56.5 (X)   Lithuanian 23 0.1
No disability 19,816 82.1   Norwegian 157 0.4
 Percent employed 80.8 (X)   Polish 237 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 5,302 100.0   Portuguese 44 0.1
With a disability 2,395 45.2   Russian 35 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 522 1.2
        Scottish 586 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 24 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 39,644 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.0
Same house in 1995 24,171 61.0   Swedish 201 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,397 38.8   Swiss 77 0.2
 Same county 9,039 22.8   Ukrainian 33 0.1
 Different county 6,358 16.0   United States or American 6,914 16.3
  Same state 4,592 11.6   Welsh 179 0.4
  Different state 1,766 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 76 0.2   Other ancestries 3,501 8.3
 
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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