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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bucks 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 597,635 100.0
      enrolled in school 157,810 100.0   Native 562,193 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 13,532 8.6       Born in United States 556,920 93.2
Kindergarten 8,309 5.3           State of residence 415,505 69.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 72,293 45.8           Different state 141,415 23.7
High school (grades 9-12) 34,994 22.2       Born outside United States 5,273 0.9
College or graduate school 28,682 18.2   Foreign born 35,442 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 13,576 2.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 20,395 3.4
  Population 25 years and over 402,575 100.0       Not a citizen 15,047 2.5
Less than 9th grade 11,078 2.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 34,851 8.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 129,764 32.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 35,442 100.0
Some college, no degree 74,209 18.4   Europe 16,533 46.6
Associate degree 27,085 6.7   Asia 11,693 33.0
Bachelor's degree 79,834 19.8   Africa 1,666 4.7
Graduate or professional degree 45,754 11.4   Oceania 109 0.3
        Latin America 4,397 12.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.6 (X)   Northern America 1,044 2.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 31.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 559,308 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 470,208 100.0   English only 510,814 91.3
Never married 112,439 23.9   Language other than English 48,494 8.7
Now married, except separated 284,857 60.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17,126 3.1
Separated 8,491 1.8   Spanish 12,857 2.3
Widowed 29,711 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,706 0.8
 Female 24,008 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 26,751 4.8
Divorced 34,710 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,814 1.6
 Female 20,089 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7,153 1.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,103 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 597,635 100.0
           under 18 years 9,111 100.0     Total ancestries reported 744,827 124.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,574 28.3   Arab 1,484 0.2
        Czech¹ 3,284 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,207 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 443,591 100.0   Dutch 8,727 1.5
Civilian veterans 57,396 12.9   English 66,693 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 12,002 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,576 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 160,626 26.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 132,893 100.0   Greek 3,012 0.5
With a disability 8,288 6.2   Hungarian 7,941 1.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 350,142 100.0   Irish¹ 151,121 25.3
With a disability 52,063 14.9   Italian 89,647 15.0
 Percent employed 64.2 (X)   Lithuanian 4,661 0.8
No disability 298,079 85.1   Norwegian 2,786 0.5
 Percent employed 82.2 (X)   Polish 46,306 7.7
     Population 65 years and over 69,774 100.0   Portuguese 944 0.2
With a disability 24,354 34.9   Russian 16,641 2.8
        Scotch-Irish 9,740 1.6
        Scottish 11,539 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4,792 0.8
  Population 5 years and over 559,308 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,102 0.4
Same house in 1995 353,696 63.2   Swedish 4,808 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 198,132 35.4   Swiss 2,657 0.4
 Same county 105,791 18.9   Ukrainian 9,446 1.6
 Different county 92,341 16.5   United States or American 25,476 4.3
  Same state 53,218 9.5   Welsh 8,590 1.4
  Different state 39,123 7.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,131 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 7,480 1.3   Other ancestries 84,888 14.2
 
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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