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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Beaver 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 6,005 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,757 100.0   Native 5,742 95.6
Nursery school, preschool 142 8.1       Born in United States 5,714 95.2
Kindergarten 81 4.6           State of residence 4,175 69.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 866 49.3           Different state 1,539 25.6
High school (grades 9-12) 541 30.8       Born outside United States 28 0.5
College or graduate school 127 7.2   Foreign born 263 4.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 144 2.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 76 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 3,442 100.0       Not a citizen 187 3.1
Less than 9th grade 147 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 432 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,322 38.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 263 100.0
Some college, no degree 943 27.4   Europe 20 7.6
Associate degree 183 5.3   Asia 49 18.6
Bachelor's degree 268 7.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 147 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 187 71.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.2 (X)   Northern America 7 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,437 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,347 100.0   English only 4,988 91.7
Never married 842 19.4   Language other than English 449 8.3
Now married, except separated 2,807 64.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 265 4.9
Separated 62 1.4   Spanish 289 5.3
Widowed 305 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 177 3.3
 Female 245 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 56 1.0
Divorced 331 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
 Female 140 3.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 45 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,005 100.0
           under 18 years 90 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,968 99.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 61 67.8   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 253 4.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,989 100.0   Dutch 123 2.0
Civilian veterans 518 13.0   English 2,140 35.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 110 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 612 10.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,680 100.0   Greek 41 0.7
With a disability 104 6.2   Hungarian 12 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,750 100.0   Irish¹ 243 4.0
With a disability 473 17.2   Italian 89 1.5
 Percent employed 65.8 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.1
No disability 2,277 82.8   Norwegian 103 1.7
 Percent employed 79.7 (X)   Polish 36 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 793 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.3
With a disability 389 49.1   Russian 8 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 56 0.9
        Scottish 257 4.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,437 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.2
Same house in 1995 3,173 58.4   Swedish 132 2.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,195 40.4   Swiss 15 0.2
 Same county 961 17.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,234 22.7   United States or American 551 9.2
  Same state 689 12.7   Welsh 183 3.0
  Different state 545 10.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 69 1.3   Other ancestries 958 16.0
 
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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