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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Elk 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 35,112 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,993 100.0   Native 34,727 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 595 7.4       Born in United States 34,682 98.8
Kindergarten 438 5.5           State of residence 32,189 91.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,973 49.7           Different state 2,493 7.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,105 26.3       Born outside United States 45 0.1
College or graduate school 882 11.0   Foreign born 385 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 127 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 266 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 24,337 100.0       Not a citizen 119 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,140 4.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,071 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,054 49.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 385 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,265 13.4   Europe 154 40.0
Associate degree 1,806 7.4   Asia 173 44.9
Bachelor's degree 2,030 8.3   Africa 2 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 971 4.0   Oceania 3 0.8
        Latin America 45 11.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.7 (X)   Northern America 8 2.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,086 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 28,279 100.0   English only 31,885 96.4
Never married 6,468 22.9   Language other than English 1,201 3.6
Now married, except separated 16,350 57.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 344 1.0
Separated 405 1.4   Spanish 362 1.1
Widowed 2,683 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 132 0.4
 Female 2,084 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 644 1.9
Divorced 2,373 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 133 0.4
 Female 1,257 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 181 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 78 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,112 100.0
           under 18 years 494 100.0     Total ancestries reported 41,173 117.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 147 29.8   Arab 24 0.1
        Czech¹ 289 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 59 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,672 100.0   Dutch 674 1.9
Civilian veterans 4,225 15.8   English 2,308 6.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 707 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 106 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 15,582 44.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,514 100.0   Greek 28 0.1
With a disability 562 7.5   Hungarian 168 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,432 100.0   Irish¹ 4,356 12.4
With a disability 3,434 17.7   Italian 6,451 18.4
 Percent employed 65.7 (X)   Lithuanian 99 0.3
No disability 15,998 82.3   Norwegian 132 0.4
 Percent employed 80.9 (X)   Polish 2,238 6.4
     Population 65 years and over 5,809 100.0   Portuguese 24 0.1
With a disability 2,187 37.6   Russian 73 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 694 2.0
        Scottish 274 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 332 0.9
  Population 5 years and over 33,086 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 24,623 74.4   Swedish 2,390 6.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,376 25.3   Swiss 427 1.2
 Same county 6,085 18.4   Ukrainian 93 0.3
 Different county 2,291 6.9   United States or American 1,403 4.0
  Same state 1,585 4.8   Welsh 172 0.5
  Different state 706 2.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 87 0.3   Other ancestries 2,064 5.9
 
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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