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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Erie 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 280,843 100.0
      enrolled in school 77,763 100.0   Native 273,137 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 4,967 6.4       Born in United States 270,467 96.3
Kindergarten 3,948 5.1           State of residence 227,843 81.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 33,079 42.5           Different state 42,624 15.2
High school (grades 9-12) 16,937 21.8       Born outside United States 2,670 1.0
College or graduate school 18,832 24.2   Foreign born 7,706 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,992 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,632 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 180,106 100.0       Not a citizen 4,074 1.5
Less than 9th grade 7,444 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 20,204 11.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 75,150 41.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,706 100.0
Some college, no degree 29,948 16.6   Europe 4,272 55.4
Associate degree 9,770 5.4   Asia 1,850 24.0
Bachelor's degree 23,829 13.2   Africa 233 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 13,761 7.6   Oceania 39 0.5
        Latin America 872 11.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.6 (X)   Northern America 440 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 263,678 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 223,109 100.0   English only 248,148 94.1
Never married 63,504 28.5   Language other than English 15,530 5.9
Now married, except separated 118,068 52.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,462 2.1
Separated 5,154 2.3   Spanish 5,481 2.1
Widowed 16,518 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,734 0.7
 Female 13,185 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 8,218 3.1
Divorced 19,865 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,875 1.1
 Female 11,123 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,119 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 507 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 280,843 100.0
           under 18 years 4,259 100.0     Total ancestries reported 325,428 115.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,784 41.9   Arab 786 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,934 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,112 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 210,357 100.0   Dutch 4,282 1.5
Civilian veterans 29,306 13.9   English 25,076 8.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,938 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,121 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 81,215 28.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 67,532 100.0   Greek 966 0.3
With a disability 5,724 8.5   Hungarian 3,186 1.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 152,616 100.0   Irish¹ 43,144 15.4
With a disability 24,431 16.0   Italian 34,491 12.3
 Percent employed 52.5 (X)   Lithuanian 636 0.2
No disability 128,185 84.0   Norwegian 724 0.3
 Percent employed 79.2 (X)   Polish 36,849 13.1
     Population 65 years and over 37,321 100.0   Portuguese 814 0.3
With a disability 13,965 37.4   Russian 3,605 1.3
        Scotch-Irish 6,148 2.2
        Scottish 4,359 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4,638 1.7
  Population 5 years and over 263,678 100.0   Subsaharan African 969 0.3
Same house in 1995 158,864 60.2   Swedish 7,172 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 101,591 38.5   Swiss 692 0.2
 Same county 74,737 28.3   Ukrainian 1,769 0.6
 Different county 26,854 10.2   United States or American 14,375 5.1
  Same state 12,756 4.8   Welsh 2,586 0.9
  Different state 14,098 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 192 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,223 1.2   Other ancestries 36,649 13.0
 
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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