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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sullivan 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 6,556 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,347 100.0   Native 6,502 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 42 3.1       Born in United States 6,459 98.5
Kindergarten 65 4.8           State of residence 5,491 83.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 579 43.0           Different state 968 14.8
High school (grades 9-12) 496 36.8       Born outside United States 43 0.7
College or graduate school 165 12.2   Foreign born 54 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 29 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 24 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 4,659 100.0       Not a citizen 30 0.5
Less than 9th grade 296 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 730 15.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,124 45.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 54 100.0
Some college, no degree 627 13.5   Europe 21 38.9
Associate degree 286 6.1   Asia 12 22.2
Bachelor's degree 336 7.2   Africa 5 9.3
Graduate or professional degree 260 5.6   Oceania 2 3.7
        Latin America 12 22.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.0 (X)   Northern America 2 3.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,285 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,575 100.0   English only 6,102 97.1
Never married 1,199 21.5   Language other than English 183 2.9
Now married, except separated 3,353 60.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60 1.0
Separated 74 1.3   Spanish 61 1.0
Widowed 483 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.3
 Female 343 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 116 1.8
Divorced 466 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.6
 Female 222 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,556 100.0
           under 18 years 122 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,227 110.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 58 47.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 17 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,190 100.0   Dutch 335 5.1
Civilian veterans 942 18.2   English 741 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 174 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,318 35.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,429 100.0   Greek 10 0.2
With a disability 131 9.2   Hungarian 43 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,392 100.0   Irish¹ 1,195 18.2
With a disability 757 22.3   Italian 398 6.1
 Percent employed 53.1 (X)   Lithuanian 34 0.5
No disability 2,635 77.7   Norwegian 14 0.2
 Percent employed 74.2 (X)   Polish 418 6.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,323 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 479 36.2   Russian 110 1.7
        Scotch-Irish 112 1.7
        Scottish 134 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 41 0.6
  Population 5 years and over 6,285 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,404 70.1   Swedish 47 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,856 29.5   Swiss 35 0.5
 Same county 677 10.8   Ukrainian 12 0.2
 Different county 1,179 18.8   United States or American 392 6.0
  Same state 884 14.1   Welsh 75 1.1
  Different state 295 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 21 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 25 0.4   Other ancestries 534 8.1
 
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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