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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cambria 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 152,598 100.0
      enrolled in school 34,592 100.0   Native 150,663 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 2,025 5.9       Born in United States 150,145 98.4
Kindergarten 1,816 5.2           State of residence 138,384 90.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,634 42.3           Different state 11,761 7.7
High school (grades 9-12) 8,503 24.6       Born outside United States 518 0.3
College or graduate school 7,614 22.0   Foreign born 1,935 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 513 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 948 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 106,780 100.0       Not a citizen 987 0.6
Less than 9th grade 8,106 7.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,198 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 50,567 47.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,935 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,951 13.1   Europe 702 36.3
Associate degree 6,324 5.9   Asia 570 29.5
Bachelor's degree 9,565 9.0   Africa 21 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 5,069 4.7   Oceania 4 0.2
        Latin America 489 25.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.0 (X)   Northern America 149 7.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 144,857 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 126,605 100.0   English only 138,860 95.9
Never married 32,909 26.0   Language other than English 5,997 4.1
Now married, except separated 68,828 54.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,786 1.2
Separated 2,394 1.9   Spanish 1,983 1.4
Widowed 13,498 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 733 0.5
 Female 11,227 8.9   Other Indo-European languages 3,204 2.2
Divorced 8,976 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 737 0.5
 Female 4,678 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 486 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 251 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 152,598 100.0
           under 18 years 2,185 100.0     Total ancestries reported 172,602 113.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,028 47.0   Arab 761 0.5
        Czech¹ 1,586 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 83 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 120,523 100.0   Dutch 3,602 2.4
Civilian veterans 18,918 15.7   English 11,406 7.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,103 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 186 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 45,630 29.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 30,806 100.0   Greek 392 0.3
With a disability 2,160 7.0   Hungarian 3,720 2.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 80,516 100.0   Irish¹ 22,950 15.0
With a disability 14,662 18.2   Italian 14,663 9.6
 Percent employed 43.5 (X)   Lithuanian 747 0.5
No disability 65,854 81.8   Norwegian 279 0.2
 Percent employed 74.5 (X)   Polish 16,139 10.6
     Population 65 years and over 28,949 100.0   Portuguese 31 0.0
With a disability 11,852 40.9   Russian 2,042 1.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,952 1.3
        Scottish 2,260 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10,874 7.1
  Population 5 years and over 144,857 100.0   Subsaharan African 214 0.1
Same house in 1995 103,931 71.7   Swedish 902 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 40,074 27.7   Swiss 229 0.2
 Same county 27,002 18.6   Ukrainian 2,106 1.4
 Different county 13,072 9.0   United States or American 7,381 4.8
  Same state 8,697 6.0   Welsh 2,899 1.9
  Different state 4,375 3.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 27 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 852 0.6   Other ancestries 16,438 10.8
 
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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