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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 181,412 100.0
      enrolled in school 41,572 100.0   Native 178,415 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 2,982 7.2       Born in United States 177,597 97.9
Kindergarten 2,288 5.5           State of residence 152,536 84.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 19,496 46.9           Different state 25,061 13.8
High school (grades 9-12) 9,852 23.7       Born outside United States 818 0.5
College or graduate school 6,954 16.7   Foreign born 2,997 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 531 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,205 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 126,933 100.0       Not a citizen 792 0.4
Less than 9th grade 6,358 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14,465 11.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 53,822 42.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,997 100.0
Some college, no degree 21,990 17.3   Europe 2,020 67.4
Associate degree 10,247 8.1   Asia 427 14.2
Bachelor's degree 14,059 11.1   Africa 70 2.3
Graduate or professional degree 5,992 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 278 9.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.6 (X)   Northern America 202 6.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 171,594 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 147,535 100.0   English only 164,183 95.7
Never married 33,998 23.0   Language other than English 7,411 4.3
Now married, except separated 85,067 57.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,003 1.2
Separated 3,022 2.0   Spanish 1,860 1.1
Widowed 13,293 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 496 0.3
 Female 10,802 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 4,979 2.9
Divorced 12,155 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,284 0.7
 Female 7,059 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 260 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 140 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 181,412 100.0
           under 18 years 3,004 100.0     Total ancestries reported 215,060 118.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,202 40.0   Arab 1,117 0.6
        Czech¹ 1,869 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 186 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 140,286 100.0   Dutch 2,823 1.6
Civilian veterans 22,655 16.1   English 16,592 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,008 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 448 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 50,326 27.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 37,535 100.0   Greek 1,697 0.9
With a disability 2,671 7.1   Hungarian 2,515 1.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 99,859 100.0   Irish¹ 29,025 16.0
With a disability 16,539 16.6   Italian 30,216 16.7
 Percent employed 52.2 (X)   Lithuanian 397 0.2
No disability 83,320 83.4   Norwegian 421 0.2
 Percent employed 78.3 (X)   Polish 13,298 7.3
     Population 65 years and over 32,028 100.0   Portuguese 236 0.1
With a disability 12,202 38.1   Russian 1,541 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 6,874 3.8
        Scottish 2,992 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6,060 3.3
  Population 5 years and over 171,594 100.0   Subsaharan African 278 0.2
Same house in 1995 117,468 68.5   Swedish 1,251 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 53,361 31.1   Swiss 501 0.3
 Same county 36,424 21.2   Ukrainian 3,063 1.7
 Different county 16,937 9.9   United States or American 8,548 4.7
  Same state 10,621 6.2   Welsh 2,438 1.3
  Different state 6,316 3.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 44 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 765 0.4   Other ancestries 27,296 15.0
 
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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