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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Armstrong 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 2,148 100.0
      enrolled in school 546 100.0   Native 2,128 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 24 4.4       Born in United States 2,126 99.0
Kindergarten 31 5.7           State of residence 1,563 72.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 264 48.4           Different state 563 26.2
High school (grades 9-12) 146 26.7       Born outside United States 2 0.1
College or graduate school 81 14.8   Foreign born 20 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 8 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 1,458 100.0       Not a citizen 12 0.6
Less than 9th grade 63 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 194 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 405 27.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 20 100.0
Some college, no degree 384 26.3   Europe 4 20.0
Associate degree 113 7.8   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 231 15.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 68 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 14 70.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.4 (X)   Northern America 2 10.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,033 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,704 100.0   English only 1,952 96.0
Never married 241 14.1   Language other than English 81 4.0
Now married, except separated 1,231 72.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 1.1
Separated 14 0.8   Spanish 75 3.7
Widowed 118 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 1.1
 Female 93 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 6 0.3
Divorced 100 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 52 3.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 2,148 100.0
           under 18 years 18 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,743 81.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 8 44.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,590 100.0   Dutch 38 1.8
Civilian veterans 253 15.9   English 240 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 36 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 324 15.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 496 100.0   Greek 1 0.0
With a disability 38 7.7   Hungarian 3 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,116 100.0   Irish¹ 238 11.1
With a disability 202 18.1   Italian 36 1.7
 Percent employed 67.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 914 81.9   Norwegian 29 1.4
 Percent employed 78.3 (X)   Polish 4 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 345 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 139 40.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 98 4.6
        Scottish 33 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,033 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,219 60.0   Swedish 10 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 809 39.8   Swiss 6 0.3
 Same county 231 11.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 578 28.4   United States or American 339 15.8
  Same state 485 23.9   Welsh 2 0.1
  Different state 93 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 5 0.2   Other ancestries 299 13.9
 
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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