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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sandusky 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 61,792 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,006 100.0   Native 60,972 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,111 6.9       Born in United States 60,767 98.3
Kindergarten 872 5.4           State of residence 52,030 84.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,384 46.1           Different state 8,737 14.1
High school (grades 9-12) 4,030 25.2       Born outside United States 205 0.3
College or graduate school 2,609 16.3   Foreign born 820 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 180 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 494 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 40,565 100.0       Not a citizen 326 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,190 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,062 12.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,744 43.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 820 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,800 19.2   Europe 177 21.6
Associate degree 2,946 7.3   Asia 158 19.3
Bachelor's degree 3,145 7.8   Africa 25 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,678 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 394 48.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.1 (X)   Northern America 66 8.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 57,716 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 48,672 100.0   English only 54,083 93.7
Never married 11,174 23.0   Language other than English 3,633 6.3
Now married, except separated 28,127 57.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,196 2.1
Separated 570 1.2   Spanish 2,869 5.0
Widowed 3,710 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 964 1.7
 Female 3,070 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 612 1.1
Divorced 5,091 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 185 0.3
 Female 2,642 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 105 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 61,792 100.0
           under 18 years 1,029 100.0     Total ancestries reported 62,711 101.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 488 47.4   Arab 173 0.3
        Czech¹ 253 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 76 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 45,667 100.0   Dutch 1,281 2.1
Civilian veterans 6,049 13.2   English 5,136 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,185 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 282 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 25,330 41.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,352 100.0   Greek 118 0.2
With a disability 926 6.5   Hungarian 670 1.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,270 100.0   Irish¹ 6,316 10.2
With a disability 5,555 16.2   Italian 1,950 3.2
 Percent employed 54.9 (X)   Lithuanian 20 0.0
No disability 28,715 83.8   Norwegian 108 0.2
 Percent employed 82.9 (X)   Polish 1,904 3.1
     Population 65 years and over 8,393 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.0
With a disability 3,614 43.1   Russian 12 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 600 1.0
        Scottish 800 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 165 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 57,716 100.0   Subsaharan African 124 0.2
Same house in 1995 36,724 63.6   Swedish 327 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 20,716 35.9   Swiss 310 0.5
 Same county 13,569 23.5   Ukrainian 54 0.1
 Different county 7,147 12.4   United States or American 5,226 8.5
  Same state 5,293 9.2   Welsh 498 0.8
  Different state 1,854 3.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 276 0.5   Other ancestries 8,772 14.2
 
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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