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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Northumberland 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 94,556 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,600 100.0   Native 93,500 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,090 5.6       Born in United States 93,063 98.4
Kindergarten 1,077 5.5           State of residence 83,817 88.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,761 49.8           Different state 9,246 9.8
High school (grades 9-12) 5,524 28.2       Born outside United States 437 0.5
College or graduate school 2,148 11.0   Foreign born 1,056 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 284 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 686 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 67,112 100.0       Not a citizen 370 0.4
Less than 9th grade 4,898 7.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,985 14.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 33,672 50.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,056 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,091 12.1   Europe 525 49.7
Associate degree 3,040 4.5   Asia 286 27.1
Bachelor's degree 4,875 7.3   Africa 22 2.1
Graduate or professional degree 2,551 3.8   Oceania 6 0.6
        Latin America 166 15.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.8 (X)   Northern America 51 4.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 89,719 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 78,039 100.0   English only 85,743 95.6
Never married 17,149 22.0   Language other than English 3,976 4.4
Now married, except separated 44,423 56.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,166 1.3
Separated 1,534 2.0   Spanish 1,338 1.5
Widowed 8,023 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 402 0.4
 Female 6,409 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 2,316 2.6
Divorced 6,910 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 641 0.7
 Female 3,724 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 234 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 94,556 100.0
           under 18 years 1,098 100.0     Total ancestries reported 99,628 105.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 472 43.0   Arab 242 0.3
        Czech¹ 220 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 43 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 73,848 100.0   Dutch 7,814 8.3
Civilian veterans 11,851 16.0   English 5,303 5.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,117 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 139 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 29,993 31.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 18,533 100.0   Greek 149 0.2
With a disability 1,339 7.2   Hungarian 541 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 51,019 100.0   Irish¹ 10,171 10.8
With a disability 9,853 19.3   Italian 7,653 8.1
 Percent employed 52.2 (X)   Lithuanian 1,147 1.2
No disability 41,166 80.7   Norwegian 183 0.2
 Percent employed 79.0 (X)   Polish 12,274 13.0
     Population 65 years and over 16,948 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.0
With a disability 7,145 42.2   Russian 603 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 878 0.9
        Scottish 737 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,311 1.4
  Population 5 years and over 89,719 100.0   Subsaharan African 48 0.1
Same house in 1995 60,941 67.9   Swedish 338 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 28,443 31.7   Swiss 264 0.3
 Same county 17,452 19.5   Ukrainian 2,036 2.2
 Different county 10,991 12.3   United States or American 7,226 7.6
  Same state 7,960 8.9   Welsh 2,048 2.2
  Different state 3,031 3.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 32 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 335 0.4   Other ancestries 7,095 7.5
 
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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