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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Delaware 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 550,864 100.0
      enrolled in school 154,448 100.0   Native 514,229 93.3
Nursery school, preschool 11,548 7.5       Born in United States 510,606 92.7
Kindergarten 7,847 5.1           State of residence 424,105 77.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 63,634 41.2           Different state 86,501 15.7
High school (grades 9-12) 31,749 20.6       Born outside United States 3,623 0.7
College or graduate school 39,670 25.7   Foreign born 36,635 6.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 13,986 2.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 19,609 3.6
  Population 25 years and over 365,174 100.0       Not a citizen 17,026 3.1
Less than 9th grade 13,519 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 35,707 9.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 120,698 33.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 36,629 100.0
Some college, no degree 63,185 17.3   Europe 12,168 33.2
Associate degree 22,395 6.1   Asia 15,409 42.1
Bachelor's degree 66,484 18.2   Africa 3,747 10.2
Graduate or professional degree 43,186 11.8   Oceania 147 0.4
        Latin America 4,185 11.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.5 (X)   Northern America 973 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 30.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 516,387 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 437,649 100.0   English only 468,531 90.7
Never married 131,689 30.1   Language other than English 47,856 9.3
Now married, except separated 227,033 51.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17,762 3.4
Separated 9,573 2.2   Spanish 8,751 1.7
Widowed 37,682 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,095 0.6
 Female 30,399 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 24,048 4.7
Divorced 31,672 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,407 1.4
 Female 19,105 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11,709 2.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,248 1.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 550,864 100.0
           under 18 years 10,319 100.0     Total ancestries reported 652,956 118.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,557 34.5   Arab 2,376 0.4
        Czech¹ 1,808 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,029 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 414,222 100.0   Dutch 5,580 1.0
Civilian veterans 53,423 12.9   English 55,006 10.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 9,878 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,602 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 87,697 15.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 125,759 100.0   Greek 5,116 0.9
With a disability 9,408 7.5   Hungarian 3,067 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 301,085 100.0   Irish¹ 160,298 29.1
With a disability 48,533 16.1   Italian 101,910 18.5
 Percent employed 60.0 (X)   Lithuanian 3,465 0.6
No disability 252,552 83.9   Norwegian 2,311 0.4
 Percent employed 80.2 (X)   Polish 26,218 4.8
     Population 65 years and over 80,584 100.0   Portuguese 660 0.1
With a disability 29,391 36.5   Russian 7,332 1.3
        Scotch-Irish 9,980 1.8
        Scottish 8,635 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2,039 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 516,387 100.0   Subsaharan African 5,848 1.1
Same house in 1995 332,665 64.4   Swedish 3,762 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 174,498 33.8   Swiss 1,323 0.2
 Same county 101,322 19.6   Ukrainian 5,285 1.0
 Different county 73,176 14.2   United States or American 15,769 2.9
  Same state 43,170 8.4   Welsh 6,824 1.2
  Different state 30,006 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3,113 0.6
Elsewhere in 1995 9,224 1.8   Other ancestries 115,025 20.9
 
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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