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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sussex 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 12,504 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,713 100.0   Native 12,385 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 71 2.6       Born in United States 12,355 98.8
Kindergarten 128 4.7           State of residence 10,349 82.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,212 44.7           Different state 2,006 16.0
High school (grades 9-12) 860 31.7       Born outside United States 30 0.2
College or graduate school 442 16.3   Foreign born 119 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 63 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 44 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 8,899 100.0       Not a citizen 75 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,466 16.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,307 25.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,954 33.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 119 100.0
Some college, no degree 968 10.9   Europe 43 36.1
Associate degree 314 3.5   Asia 19 16.0
Bachelor's degree 584 6.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 306 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 55 46.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 57.6 (X)   Northern America 2 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,923 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,498 100.0   English only 11,657 97.8
Never married 3,173 30.2   Language other than English 266 2.2
Now married, except separated 4,907 46.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 118 1.0
Separated 466 4.4   Spanish 155 1.3
Widowed 917 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 74 0.6
 Female 757 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 94 0.8
Divorced 1,035 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.2
 Female 365 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,504 100.0
           under 18 years 293 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,249 66.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 133 45.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 14 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,038 100.0   Dutch 7 0.1
Civilian veterans 1,248 12.4   English 813 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 94 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 16 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 360 2.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,136 100.0   Greek 16 0.1
With a disability 160 7.5   Hungarian 3 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,642 100.0   Irish¹ 254 2.0
With a disability 1,339 23.7   Italian 44 0.4
 Percent employed 47.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,303 76.3   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 34 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,574 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 630 40.0   Russian 42 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 103 0.8
        Scottish 60 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 11,923 100.0   Subsaharan African 69 0.6
Same house in 1995 7,426 62.3   Swedish 11 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,375 36.7   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 1,743 14.6   Ukrainian 28 0.2
 Different county 2,632 22.1   United States or American 1,285 10.3
  Same state 2,033 17.1   Welsh 33 0.3
  Different state 599 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 122 1.0   Other ancestries 4,943 39.5
 
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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