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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Beaver 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 5,857 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,434 100.0   Native 5,534 94.5
Nursery school, preschool 61 4.3       Born in United States 5,508 94.0
Kindergarten 96 6.7           State of residence 2,798 47.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 753 52.5           Different state 2,710 46.3
High school (grades 9-12) 405 28.2       Born outside United States 26 0.4
College or graduate school 119 8.3   Foreign born 323 5.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 169 2.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 75 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 3,898 100.0       Not a citizen 248 4.2
Less than 9th grade 235 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 498 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,414 36.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 323 100.0
Some college, no degree 912 23.4   Europe 16 5.0
Associate degree 152 3.9   Asia 4 1.2
Bachelor's degree 504 12.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 183 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 301 93.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.2 (X)   Northern America 2 0.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,521 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,619 100.0   English only 4,970 90.0
Never married 772 16.7   Language other than English 551 10.0
Now married, except separated 3,084 66.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 304 5.5
Separated 45 1.0   Spanish 508 9.2
Widowed 357 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 299 5.4
 Female 272 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 30 0.5
Divorced 361 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.1
 Female 168 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,857 100.0
           under 18 years 116 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,592 78.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 80 69.0   Arab 5 0.1
        Czech¹ 14 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,290 100.0   Dutch 114 1.9
Civilian veterans 489 11.4   English 512 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 120 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,013 17.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,438 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 76 5.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,026 100.0   Irish¹ 569 9.7
With a disability 457 15.1   Italian 32 0.5
 Percent employed 69.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,569 84.9   Norwegian 36 0.6
 Percent employed 78.4 (X)   Polish 26 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 958 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 407 42.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 109 1.9
        Scottish 46 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,521 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,531 64.0   Swedish 44 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,858 33.7   Swiss 13 0.2
 Same county 707 12.8   Ukrainian 14 0.2
 Different county 1,151 20.8   United States or American 686 11.7
  Same state 458 8.3   Welsh 14 0.2
  Different state 693 12.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 132 2.4   Other ancestries 1,204 20.6
 
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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