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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chittenden 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 146,571 100.0
      enrolled in school 45,835 100.0   Native 137,902 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 2,769 6.0       Born in United States 136,680 93.3
Kindergarten 1,699 3.7           State of residence 75,434 51.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 16,336 35.6           Different state 61,246 41.8
High school (grades 9-12) 7,814 17.0       Born outside United States 1,222 0.8
College or graduate school 17,217 37.6   Foreign born 8,669 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,339 3.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,939 2.7
  Population 25 years and over 92,651 100.0       Not a citizen 4,730 3.2
Less than 9th grade 3,234 3.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,459 5.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,784 23.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 8,669 100.0
Some college, no degree 15,481 16.7   Europe 3,343 38.6
Associate degree 8,555 9.2   Asia 2,497 28.8
Bachelor's degree 23,391 25.2   Africa 244 2.8
Graduate or professional degree 14,747 15.9   Oceania 22 0.3
        Latin America 427 4.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 90.6 (X)   Northern America 2,136 24.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 41.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 138,073 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 117,886 100.0   English only 127,002 92.0
Never married 38,639 32.8   Language other than English 11,071 8.0
Now married, except separated 61,546 52.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,457 2.5
Separated 1,332 1.1   Spanish 1,687 1.2
Widowed 5,482 4.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 437 0.3
 Female 4,466 3.8   Other Indo-European languages 7,206 5.2
Divorced 10,887 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,972 1.4
 Female 6,461 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,743 1.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,012 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 146,571 100.0
           under 18 years 1,166 100.0     Total ancestries reported 172,723 117.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 367 31.5   Arab 1,038 0.7
        Czech¹ 665 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 630 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 111,690 100.0   Dutch 2,090 1.4
Civilian veterans 12,220 10.9   English 23,650 16.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 20,457 14.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 16,763 11.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 15,425 10.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 35,270 100.0   Greek 863 0.6
With a disability 2,620 7.4   Hungarian 771 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 88,359 100.0   Irish¹ 27,069 18.5
With a disability 10,847 12.3   Italian 10,365 7.1
 Percent employed 63.8 (X)   Lithuanian 484 0.3
No disability 77,512 87.7   Norwegian 1,198 0.8
 Percent employed 83.8 (X)   Polish 5,361 3.7
     Population 65 years and over 13,122 100.0   Portuguese 443 0.3
With a disability 4,864 37.1   Russian 2,124 1.4
        Scotch-Irish 2,853 1.9
        Scottish 5,674 3.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 395 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 138,073 100.0   Subsaharan African 329 0.2
Same house in 1995 71,062 51.5   Swedish 2,189 1.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 63,539 46.0   Swiss 563 0.4
 Same county 33,186 24.0   Ukrainian 522 0.4
 Different county 30,353 22.0   United States or American 8,497 5.8
  Same state 9,006 6.5   Welsh 1,516 1.0
  Different state 21,347 15.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 128 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,472 2.5   Other ancestries 20,661 14.1
 
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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