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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Portsmouth city
[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 100,565 100.0
      enrolled in school 26,135 100.0   Native 98,970 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 1,753 6.7       Born in United States 98,009 97.5
Kindergarten 1,503 5.8           State of residence 64,480 64.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,217 46.7           Different state 33,529 33.3
High school (grades 9-12) 5,451 20.9       Born outside United States 961 1.0
College or graduate school 5,211 19.9   Foreign born 1,595 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 485 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 879 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 63,685 100.0       Not a citizen 716 0.7
Less than 9th grade 5,076 8.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,747 16.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,719 29.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,595 100.0
Some college, no degree 16,517 25.9   Europe 416 26.1
Associate degree 3,831 6.0   Asia 572 35.9
Bachelor's degree 5,791 9.1   Africa 72 4.5
Graduate or professional degree 3,004 4.7   Oceania 37 2.3
        Latin America 466 29.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.2 (X)   Northern America 32 2.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 93,508 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 78,937 100.0   English only 89,221 95.4
Never married 23,726 30.1   Language other than English 4,287 4.6
Now married, except separated 35,475 44.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,686 1.8
Separated 4,348 5.5   Spanish 2,312 2.5
Widowed 7,217 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 864 0.9
 Female 5,911 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 1,017 1.1
Divorced 8,171 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 445 0.5
 Female 4,801 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 706 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 314 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 100,565 100.0
           under 18 years 3,503 100.0     Total ancestries reported 89,522 89.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,858 53.0   Arab 172 0.2
        Czech¹ 73 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 162 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 70,306 100.0   Dutch 673 0.7
Civilian veterans 12,955 18.4   English 8,002 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,337 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 416 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,034 6.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 22,174 100.0   Greek 324 0.3
With a disability 2,416 10.9   Hungarian 180 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 51,549 100.0   Irish¹ 6,332 6.3
With a disability 12,715 24.7   Italian 2,289 2.3
 Percent employed 54.7 (X)   Lithuanian 77 0.1
No disability 38,834 75.3   Norwegian 508 0.5
 Percent employed 75.6 (X)   Polish 894 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 13,502 100.0   Portuguese 159 0.2
With a disability 6,894 51.1   Russian 273 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,549 1.5
        Scottish 1,231 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 32 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 93,508 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,206 1.2
Same house in 1995 48,074 51.4   Swedish 422 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 44,532 47.6   Swiss 135 0.1
 Same county 21,893 23.4   Ukrainian 83 0.1
 Different county 22,639 24.2   United States or American 7,107 7.1
  Same state 13,297 14.2   Welsh 342 0.3
  Different state 9,342 10.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 255 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 902 1.0   Other ancestries 49,255 49.0
 
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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