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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Susquehanna 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 42,238 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,047 100.0   Native 41,695 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 561 5.6       Born in United States 41,486 98.2
Kindergarten 534 5.3           State of residence 26,087 61.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,300 52.8           Different state 15,399 36.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,624 26.1       Born outside United States 209 0.5
College or graduate school 1,028 10.2   Foreign born 543 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 70 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 387 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 28,581 100.0       Not a citizen 156 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,280 4.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,726 13.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,494 47.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 543 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,406 15.4   Europe 365 67.2
Associate degree 1,899 6.6   Asia 87 16.0
Bachelor's degree 2,293 8.0   Africa 5 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 1,483 5.2   Oceania 4 0.7
        Latin America 39 7.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.5 (X)   Northern America 43 7.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,822 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,515 100.0   English only 38,613 97.0
Never married 7,218 21.5   Language other than English 1,209 3.0
Now married, except separated 19,879 59.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 297 0.7
Separated 640 1.9   Spanish 300 0.8
Widowed 2,658 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 95 0.2
 Female 2,125 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 827 2.1
Divorced 3,120 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 177 0.4
 Female 1,539 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 67 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 42,238 100.0
           under 18 years 514 100.0     Total ancestries reported 47,900 113.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 199 38.7   Arab 45 0.1
        Czech¹ 220 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 108 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,458 100.0   Dutch 1,504 3.6
Civilian veterans 5,124 16.3   English 7,510 17.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,261 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 134 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,168 19.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,696 100.0   Greek 103 0.2
With a disability 802 8.3   Hungarian 238 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,469 100.0   Irish¹ 7,654 18.1
With a disability 4,402 18.8   Italian 3,529 8.4
 Percent employed 52.5 (X)   Lithuanian 491 1.2
No disability 19,067 81.2   Norwegian 149 0.4
 Percent employed 78.1 (X)   Polish 3,559 8.4
     Population 65 years and over 6,293 100.0   Portuguese 64 0.2
With a disability 2,603 41.4   Russian 839 2.0
        Scotch-Irish 560 1.3
        Scottish 879 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 622 1.5
  Population 5 years and over 39,822 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 27,895 70.0   Swedish 326 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,781 29.6   Swiss 110 0.3
 Same county 6,366 16.0   Ukrainian 269 0.6
 Different county 5,415 13.6   United States or American 3,574 8.5
  Same state 2,861 7.2   Welsh 1,915 4.5
  Different state 2,554 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 24 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 146 0.4   Other ancestries 4,040 9.6
 
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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