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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Allegheny 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 1,281,666 100.0
      enrolled in school 322,016 100.0   Native 1,233,400 96.2
Nursery school, preschool 22,242 6.9       Born in United States 1,226,855 95.7
Kindergarten 14,713 4.6           State of residence 1,054,459 82.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 131,978 41.0           Different state 172,396 13.5
High school (grades 9-12) 66,024 20.5       Born outside United States 6,545 0.5
College or graduate school 87,059 27.0   Foreign born 48,266 3.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21,313 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 23,771 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 891,171 100.0       Not a citizen 24,495 1.9
Less than 9th grade 33,163 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 88,673 10.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 301,774 33.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 48,266 100.0
Some college, no degree 151,441 17.0   Europe 21,709 45.0
Associate degree 63,537 7.1   Asia 18,356 38.0
Bachelor's degree 154,369 17.3   Africa 2,013 4.2
Graduate or professional degree 98,214 11.0   Oceania 272 0.6
        Latin America 4,184 8.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.3 (X)   Northern America 1,732 3.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,210,720 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,048,285 100.0   English only 1,131,112 93.4
Never married 304,958 29.1   Language other than English 79,608 6.6
Now married, except separated 535,716 51.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24,579 2.0
Separated 21,289 2.0   Spanish 15,708 1.3
Widowed 97,979 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,802 0.4
 Female 79,945 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 46,052 3.8
Divorced 88,343 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13,008 1.1
 Female 52,927 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 12,797 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,546 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,281,666 100.0
           under 18 years 17,441 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,541,597 120.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 6,900 39.6   Arab 7,915 0.6
        Czech¹ 12,576 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,121 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,000,087 100.0   Dutch 8,513 0.7
Civilian veterans 142,638 14.3   English 96,745 7.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 22,961 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,219 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 330,625 25.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 258,879 100.0   Greek 8,992 0.7
With a disability 16,875 6.5   Hungarian 23,087 1.8
     Population 21 to 64 years 715,567 100.0   Irish¹ 235,697 18.4
With a disability 113,343 15.8   Italian 194,227 15.2
 Percent employed 55.3 (X)   Lithuanian 9,190 0.7
No disability 602,224 84.2   Norwegian 3,116 0.2
 Percent employed 78.2 (X)   Polish 116,962 9.1
     Population 65 years and over 216,994 100.0   Portuguese 644 0.1
With a disability 83,875 38.7   Russian 20,966 1.6
        Scotch-Irish 28,294 2.2
        Scottish 23,128 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 53,314 4.2
  Population 5 years and over 1,210,720 100.0   Subsaharan African 7,797 0.6
Same house in 1995 781,552 64.6   Swedish 10,474 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 411,938 34.0   Swiss 3,745 0.3
 Same county 298,448 24.7   Ukrainian 13,922 1.1
 Different county 113,490 9.4   United States or American 38,147 3.0
  Same state 53,699 4.4   Welsh 15,068 1.2
  Different state 59,791 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,678 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 17,230 1.4   Other ancestries 250,474 19.5
 
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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