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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Venango 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 57,565 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,090 100.0   Native 57,221 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 595 4.5       Born in United States 56,887 98.8
Kindergarten 715 5.5           State of residence 50,866 88.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,620 50.6           Different state 6,021 10.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,762 28.7       Born outside United States 334 0.6
College or graduate school 1,398 10.7   Foreign born 344 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 84 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 223 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 39,366 100.0       Not a citizen 121 0.2
Less than 9th grade 2,485 6.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,990 12.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19,471 49.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 344 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,068 12.9   Europe 205 59.6
Associate degree 2,213 5.6   Asia 57 16.6
Bachelor's degree 3,265 8.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,874 4.8   Oceania 2 0.6
        Latin America 36 10.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.0 (X)   Northern America 44 12.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 54,307 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 46,353 100.0   English only 52,687 97.0
Never married 10,290 22.2   Language other than English 1,620 3.0
Now married, except separated 26,770 57.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 512 0.9
Separated 1,086 2.3   Spanish 570 1.0
Widowed 3,907 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 219 0.4
 Female 3,189 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 945 1.7
Divorced 4,300 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 258 0.5
 Female 2,247 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 53 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 57,565 100.0
           under 18 years 698 100.0     Total ancestries reported 57,212 99.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 263 37.7   Arab 35 0.1
        Czech¹ 229 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 48 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 43,577 100.0   Dutch 2,161 3.8
Civilian veterans 7,189 16.5   English 5,320 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,175 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 127 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 17,866 31.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,225 100.0   Greek 112 0.2
With a disability 957 7.8   Hungarian 301 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 31,762 100.0   Irish¹ 8,940 15.5
With a disability 6,517 20.5   Italian 2,812 4.9
 Percent employed 47.2 (X)   Lithuanian 68 0.1
No disability 25,245 79.5   Norwegian 175 0.3
 Percent employed 76.7 (X)   Polish 3,005 5.2
     Population 65 years and over 9,130 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.0
With a disability 3,815 41.8   Russian 135 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,913 3.3
        Scottish 969 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 331 0.6
  Population 5 years and over 54,307 100.0   Subsaharan African 13 0.0
Same house in 1995 36,513 67.2   Swedish 1,233 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,549 32.3   Swiss 217 0.4
 Same county 10,993 20.2   Ukrainian 184 0.3
 Different county 6,556 12.1   United States or American 4,955 8.6
  Same state 4,360 8.0   Welsh 675 1.2
  Different state 2,196 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 92 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 245 0.5   Other ancestries 4,109 7.1
 
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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