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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 56,297 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,228 100.0   Native 53,366 94.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,288 7.5       Born in United States 51,270 91.1
Kindergarten 972 5.6           State of residence 22,227 39.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,935 46.1           Different state 29,043 51.6
High school (grades 9-12) 3,967 23.0       Born outside United States 2,096 3.7
College or graduate school 3,066 17.8   Foreign born 2,931 5.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 810 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,787 3.2
  Population 25 years and over 36,168 100.0       Not a citizen 1,144 2.0
Less than 9th grade 938 2.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,070 5.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,649 21.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,931 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,270 25.6   Europe 936 31.9
Associate degree 2,729 7.5   Asia 1,435 49.0
Bachelor's degree 7,567 20.9   Africa 5 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 5,945 16.4   Oceania 40 1.4
        Latin America 376 12.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 91.7 (X)   Northern America 139 4.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 37.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 52,569 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 42,777 100.0   English only 48,762 92.8
Never married 8,931 20.9   Language other than English 3,807 7.2
Now married, except separated 28,209 65.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,071 2.0
Separated 826 1.9   Spanish 1,210 2.3
Widowed 1,848 4.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 302 0.6
 Female 1,620 3.8   Other Indo-European languages 1,412 2.7
Divorced 2,963 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 256 0.5
 Female 1,715 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,156 2.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 513 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 56,297 100.0
           under 18 years 901 100.0     Total ancestries reported 60,734 107.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 251 27.9   Arab 69 0.1
        Czech¹ 408 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 285 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,392 100.0   Dutch 933 1.7
Civilian veterans 7,617 20.9   English 8,890 15.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,506 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 477 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,813 15.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,226 100.0   Greek 385 0.7
With a disability 896 6.3   Hungarian 212 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 29,683 100.0   Irish¹ 6,821 12.1
With a disability 3,877 13.1   Italian 3,238 5.8
 Percent employed 63.3 (X)   Lithuanian 159 0.3
No disability 25,806 86.9   Norwegian 601 1.1
 Percent employed 79.7 (X)   Polish 1,683 3.0
     Population 65 years and over 5,031 100.0   Portuguese 192 0.3
With a disability 1,729 34.4   Russian 332 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,426 2.5
        Scottish 1,869 3.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 95 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 52,569 100.0   Subsaharan African 181 0.3
Same house in 1995 25,145 47.8   Swedish 383 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 24,920 47.4   Swiss 111 0.2
 Same county 5,480 10.4   Ukrainian 109 0.2
 Different county 19,440 37.0   United States or American 5,697 10.1
  Same state 9,491 18.1   Welsh 534 0.9
  Different state 9,949 18.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 178 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 2,504 4.8   Other ancestries 15,147 26.9
 
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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