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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Newport 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 85,433 100.0
      enrolled in school 22,211 100.0   Native 81,217 95.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,340 6.0       Born in United States 80,088 93.7
Kindergarten 1,163 5.2           State of residence 34,175 40.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,270 41.7           Different state 45,913 53.7
High school (grades 9-12) 4,352 19.6       Born outside United States 1,129 1.3
College or graduate school 6,086 27.4   Foreign born 4,216 4.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,220 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,272 2.7
  Population 25 years and over 59,084 100.0       Not a citizen 1,944 2.3
Less than 9th grade 2,668 4.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,579 7.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,249 24.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,216 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,047 18.7   Europe 2,235 53.0
Associate degree 3,900 6.6   Asia 773 18.3
Bachelor's degree 13,787 23.3   Africa 143 3.4
Graduate or professional degree 8,854 15.0   Oceania 82 1.9
        Latin America 607 14.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.7 (X)   Northern America 376 8.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 38.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 80,396 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 69,197 100.0   English only 73,443 91.4
Never married 18,177 26.3   Language other than English 6,953 8.6
Now married, except separated 38,064 55.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,115 2.6
Separated 1,080 1.6   Spanish 1,849 2.3
Widowed 4,998 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 648 0.8
 Female 3,999 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 4,289 5.3
Divorced 6,878 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,103 1.4
 Female 4,208 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 682 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 327 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 85,433 100.0
           under 18 years 1,083 100.0     Total ancestries reported 104,252 122.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 370 34.2   Arab 476 0.6
        Czech¹ 282 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 328 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 63,388 100.0   Dutch 949 1.1
Civilian veterans 10,475 16.5   English 13,401 15.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 6,826 8.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,637 4.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,316 9.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 17,097 100.0   Greek 771 0.9
With a disability 1,262 7.4   Hungarian 308 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 48,178 100.0   Irish¹ 20,979 24.6
With a disability 7,740 16.1   Italian 9,062 10.6
 Percent employed 64.2 (X)   Lithuanian 284 0.3
No disability 40,438 83.9   Norwegian 631 0.7
 Percent employed 80.6 (X)   Polish 3,486 4.1
     Population 65 years and over 11,828 100.0   Portuguese 12,145 14.2
With a disability 4,494 38.0   Russian 786 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 1,556 1.8
        Scottish 2,239 2.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 159 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 80,396 100.0   Subsaharan African 708 0.8
Same house in 1995 44,566 55.4   Swedish 1,503 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 34,027 42.3   Swiss 182 0.2
 Same county 16,526 20.6   Ukrainian 110 0.1
 Different county 17,501 21.8   United States or American 3,451 4.0
  Same state 2,941 3.7   Welsh 334 0.4
  Different state 14,560 18.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 258 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 1,803 2.2   Other ancestries 11,085 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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