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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Adams 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 16,428 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,945 100.0   Native 12,664 77.1
Nursery school, preschool 230 4.7       Born in United States 12,564 76.5
Kindergarten 319 6.5           State of residence 8,199 49.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,631 53.2           Different state 4,365 26.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,299 26.3       Born outside United States 100 0.6
College or graduate school 466 9.4   Foreign born 3,764 22.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,916 11.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 903 5.5
  Population 25 years and over 9,242 100.0       Not a citizen 2,861 17.4
Less than 9th grade 2,211 23.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,184 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,422 26.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,764 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,797 19.4   Europe 18 0.5
Associate degree 504 5.5   Asia 65 1.7
Bachelor's degree 780 8.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 344 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3,620 96.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.3 (X)   Northern America 61 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,873 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,747 100.0   English only 8,433 56.7
Never married 2,788 23.7   Language other than English 6,440 43.3
Now married, except separated 7,157 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,359 22.6
Separated 180 1.5   Spanish 6,162 41.4
Widowed 670 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,289 22.1
 Female 555 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 227 1.5
Divorced 952 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.2
 Female 499 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,428 100.0
           under 18 years 355 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,370 99.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 147 41.4   Arab 23 0.1
        Czech¹ 47 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 110 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,804 100.0   Dutch 232 1.4
Civilian veterans 1,077 10.0   English 1,205 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 314 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 50 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,767 16.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,838 100.0   Greek 7 0.0
With a disability 464 9.6   Hungarian 10 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,248 100.0   Irish¹ 908 5.5
With a disability 1,783 21.6   Italian 153 0.9
 Percent employed 54.9 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.1
No disability 6,465 78.4   Norwegian 397 2.4
 Percent employed 73.2 (X)   Polish 29 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,673 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.1
With a disability 762 45.5   Russian 163 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 177 1.1
        Scottish 227 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,873 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,386 56.4   Swedish 359 2.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,674 38.1   Swiss 35 0.2
 Same county 3,279 22.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,395 16.1   United States or American 855 5.2
  Same state 1,621 10.9   Welsh 57 0.3
  Different state 774 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 813 5.5   Other ancestries 8,226 50.1
 
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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