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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Adams 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 91,292 100.0
      enrolled in school 23,246 100.0   Native 88,162 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,219 5.2       Born in United States 87,602 96.0
Kindergarten 1,223 5.3           State of residence 62,779 68.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,943 47.1           Different state 24,823 27.2
High school (grades 9-12) 5,167 22.2       Born outside United States 560 0.6
College or graduate school 4,694 20.2   Foreign born 3,130 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,537 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,113 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 60,173 100.0       Not a citizen 2,017 2.2
Less than 9th grade 4,634 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,573 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 26,361 43.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,130 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,450 14.0   Europe 662 21.2
Associate degree 3,130 5.2   Asia 554 17.7
Bachelor's degree 6,087 10.1   Africa 44 1.4
Graduate or professional degree 3,938 6.5   Oceania 8 0.3
        Latin America 1,782 56.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.7 (X)   Northern America 80 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 85,917 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 72,609 100.0   English only 81,234 94.5
Never married 16,467 22.7   Language other than English 4,683 5.5
Now married, except separated 43,792 60.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,255 2.6
Separated 1,290 1.8   Spanish 3,077 3.6
Widowed 5,041 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,714 2.0
 Female 4,011 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 1,154 1.3
Divorced 6,019 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 380 0.4
 Female 3,129 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 402 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 161 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 91,292 100.0
           under 18 years 1,212 100.0     Total ancestries reported 89,371 97.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 372 30.7   Arab 80 0.1
        Czech¹ 216 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 180 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 68,581 100.0   Dutch 1,706 1.9
Civilian veterans 9,711 14.2   English 7,789 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,770 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 302 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 34,669 38.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,267 100.0   Greek 301 0.3
With a disability 1,606 7.6   Hungarian 234 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 51,497 100.0   Irish¹ 10,846 11.9
With a disability 8,394 16.3   Italian 3,550 3.9
 Percent employed 64.0 (X)   Lithuanian 104 0.1
No disability 43,103 83.7   Norwegian 298 0.3
 Percent employed 82.5 (X)   Polish 2,043 2.2
     Population 65 years and over 11,772 100.0   Portuguese 21 0.0
With a disability 4,439 37.7   Russian 359 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,699 1.9
        Scottish 1,344 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 153 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 85,917 100.0   Subsaharan African 96 0.1
Same house in 1995 51,930 60.4   Swedish 547 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 32,881 38.3   Swiss 313 0.3
 Same county 15,633 18.2   Ukrainian 371 0.4
 Different county 17,248 20.1   United States or American 9,616 10.5
  Same state 7,970 9.3   Welsh 677 0.7
  Different state 9,278 10.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 30 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,106 1.3   Other ancestries 10,057 11.0
 
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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