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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: York 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 164,614 100.0
      enrolled in school 44,094 100.0   Native 160,634 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 2,959 6.7       Born in United States 159,634 97.0
Kindergarten 2,818 6.4           State of residence 84,471 51.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 20,611 46.7           Different state 75,163 45.7
High school (grades 9-12) 8,989 20.4       Born outside United States 1,000 0.6
College or graduate school 8,717 19.8   Foreign born 3,980 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,035 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,478 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 105,757 100.0       Not a citizen 2,502 1.5
Less than 9th grade 8,177 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15,888 15.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 30,127 28.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,980 100.0
Some college, no degree 21,842 20.7   Europe 919 23.1
Associate degree 7,610 7.2   Asia 1,031 25.9
Bachelor's degree 14,945 14.1   Africa 154 3.9
Graduate or professional degree 7,168 6.8   Oceania 20 0.5
        Latin America 1,603 40.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.2 (X)   Northern America 253 6.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 153,591 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 128,213 100.0   English only 146,479 95.4
Never married 30,496 23.8   Language other than English 7,112 4.6
Now married, except separated 75,000 58.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,979 1.9
Separated 3,517 2.7   Spanish 4,122 2.7
Widowed 8,040 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,961 1.3
 Female 6,641 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 1,728 1.1
Divorced 11,160 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 459 0.3
 Female 6,211 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,066 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 514 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 164,614 100.0
           under 18 years 3,791 100.0     Total ancestries reported 140,878 85.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,894 50.0   Arab 181 0.1
        Czech¹ 289 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 131 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 121,282 100.0   Dutch 2,236 1.4
Civilian veterans 16,746 13.8   English 14,213 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,055 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 532 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 15,427 9.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 39,086 100.0   Greek 199 0.1
With a disability 3,384 8.7   Hungarian 604 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 96,687 100.0   Irish¹ 14,873 9.0
With a disability 19,461 20.1   Italian 4,090 2.5
 Percent employed 61.9 (X)   Lithuanian 109 0.1
No disability 77,226 79.9   Norwegian 713 0.4
 Percent employed 79.9 (X)   Polish 1,941 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 16,021 100.0   Portuguese 30 0.0
With a disability 7,239 45.2   Russian 264 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 9,585 5.8
        Scottish 3,576 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 177 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 153,591 100.0   Subsaharan African 941 0.6
Same house in 1995 80,253 52.3   Swedish 778 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 71,425 46.5   Swiss 92 0.1
 Same county 38,080 24.8   Ukrainian 196 0.1
 Different county 33,345 21.7   United States or American 24,513 14.9
  Same state 7,866 5.1   Welsh 676 0.4
  Different state 25,479 16.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 129 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,913 1.2   Other ancestries 41,328 25.1
 
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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