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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Armstrong 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 72,392 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,812 100.0   Native 71,900 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 974 6.2       Born in United States 71,647 99.0
Kindergarten 924 5.8           State of residence 66,607 92.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,602 48.1           Different state 5,040 7.0
High school (grades 9-12) 4,300 27.2       Born outside United States 253 0.3
College or graduate school 2,012 12.7   Foreign born 492 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 92 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 348 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 50,638 100.0       Not a citizen 144 0.2
Less than 9th grade 3,634 7.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,510 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 25,852 51.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 492 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,452 12.7   Europe 301 61.2
Associate degree 2,900 5.7   Asia 119 24.2
Bachelor's degree 3,608 7.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,682 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 33 6.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.0 (X)   Northern America 39 7.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 68,513 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 58,991 100.0   English only 66,809 97.5
Never married 12,956 22.0   Language other than English 1,704 2.5
Now married, except separated 34,585 58.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 510 0.7
Separated 1,120 1.9   Spanish 546 0.8
Widowed 5,562 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 204 0.3
 Female 4,446 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 934 1.4
Divorced 4,768 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 233 0.3
 Female 2,484 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 140 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 72,392 100.0
           under 18 years 990 100.0     Total ancestries reported 73,056 100.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 398 40.2   Arab 126 0.2
        Czech¹ 394 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 26 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 55,799 100.0   Dutch 2,904 4.0
Civilian veterans 8,701 15.6   English 5,973 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 834 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 134 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 23,397 32.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,114 100.0   Greek 171 0.2
With a disability 1,006 6.7   Hungarian 776 1.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 40,265 100.0   Irish¹ 9,737 13.5
With a disability 7,689 19.1   Italian 6,580 9.1
 Percent employed 43.4 (X)   Lithuanian 159 0.2
No disability 32,576 80.9   Norwegian 109 0.2
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 3,974 5.5
     Population 65 years and over 12,648 100.0   Portuguese 29 0.0
With a disability 4,984 39.4   Russian 356 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 2,156 3.0
        Scottish 1,199 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2,895 4.0
  Population 5 years and over 68,513 100.0   Subsaharan African 30 0.0
Same house in 1995 48,579 70.9   Swedish 503 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,729 28.8   Swiss 137 0.2
 Same county 11,975 17.5   Ukrainian 802 1.1
 Different county 7,754 11.3   United States or American 4,378 6.0
  Same state 6,208 9.1   Welsh 512 0.7
  Different state 1,546 2.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 18 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 205 0.3   Other ancestries 4,747 6.6
 
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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