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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Suffolk 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 63,677 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,697 100.0   Native 62,497 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,196 6.8       Born in United States 61,847 97.1
Kindergarten 972 5.5           State of residence 42,429 66.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,674 49.0           Different state 19,418 30.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,726 21.1       Born outside United States 650 1.0
College or graduate school 3,129 17.7   Foreign born 1,180 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 387 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 683 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 41,662 100.0       Not a citizen 497 0.8
Less than 9th grade 3,796 9.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,856 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,338 29.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,180 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,569 23.0   Europe 428 36.3
Associate degree 2,893 6.9   Asia 428 36.3
Bachelor's degree 4,872 11.7   Africa 45 3.8
Graduate or professional degree 2,338 5.6   Oceania 4 0.3
        Latin America 206 17.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.8 (X)   Northern America 69 5.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 59,081 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 48,750 100.0   English only 56,713 96.0
Never married 12,254 25.1   Language other than English 2,368 4.0
Now married, except separated 26,897 55.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 736 1.2
Separated 1,859 3.8   Spanish 1,059 1.8
Widowed 3,772 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 328 0.6
 Female 3,081 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 875 1.5
Divorced 3,968 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 246 0.4
 Female 2,151 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 348 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 134 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 63,677 100.0
           under 18 years 1,592 100.0     Total ancestries reported 58,035 91.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 605 38.0   Arab 66 0.1
        Czech¹ 22 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 115 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 44,587 100.0   Dutch 443 0.7
Civilian veterans 7,530 16.9   English 6,527 10.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,256 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 253 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,236 6.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,013 100.0   Greek 82 0.1
With a disability 1,324 8.8   Hungarian 169 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,980 100.0   Irish¹ 3,936 6.2
With a disability 8,523 24.4   Italian 1,335 2.1
 Percent employed 56.0 (X)   Lithuanian 51 0.1
No disability 26,457 75.6   Norwegian 323 0.5
 Percent employed 77.7 (X)   Polish 897 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 6,796 100.0   Portuguese 63 0.1
With a disability 3,299 48.5   Russian 220 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,061 1.7
        Scottish 985 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 59,081 100.0   Subsaharan African 619 1.0
Same house in 1995 31,527 53.4   Swedish 280 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 26,975 45.7   Swiss 20 0.0
 Same county 10,330 17.5   Ukrainian 48 0.1
 Different county 16,645 28.2   United States or American 7,238 11.4
  Same state 10,910 18.5   Welsh 299 0.5
  Different state 5,735 9.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 129 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 579 1.0   Other ancestries 27,347 42.9
 
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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