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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Columbia 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 4,064 100.0
      enrolled in school 918 100.0   Native 3,935 96.8
Nursery school, preschool 63 6.9       Born in United States 3,907 96.1
Kindergarten 37 4.0           State of residence 2,393 58.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 461 50.2           Different state 1,514 37.3
High school (grades 9-12) 261 28.4       Born outside United States 28 0.7
College or graduate school 96 10.5   Foreign born 129 3.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 42 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 68 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 2,827 100.0       Not a citizen 61 1.5
Less than 9th grade 153 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 335 11.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 862 30.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 129 100.0
Some college, no degree 784 27.7   Europe 10 7.8
Associate degree 199 7.0   Asia 26 20.2
Bachelor's degree 337 11.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 157 5.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 83 64.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.7 (X)   Northern America 10 7.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,836 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,275 100.0   English only 3,600 93.8
Never married 552 16.9   Language other than English 236 6.2
Now married, except separated 2,012 61.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 2.7
Separated 67 2.0   Spanish 214 5.6
Widowed 270 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 2.5
 Female 213 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 17 0.4
Divorced 374 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.2
 Female 199 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,064 100.0
           under 18 years 72 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,924 96.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 49 68.1   Arab 4 0.1
        Czech¹ 28 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,086 100.0   Dutch 30 0.7
Civilian veterans 487 15.8   English 637 15.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 170 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 22 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 828 20.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 887 100.0   Greek 15 0.4
With a disability 87 9.8   Hungarian 11 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,176 100.0   Irish¹ 414 10.2
With a disability 486 22.3   Italian 40 1.0
 Percent employed 45.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,690 77.7   Norwegian 141 3.5
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 37 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 719 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 358 49.8   Russian 5 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 140 3.4
        Scottish 92 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,836 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,230 58.1   Swedish 70 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,587 41.4   Swiss 9 0.2
 Same county 712 18.6   Ukrainian 3 0.1
 Different county 875 22.8   United States or American 527 13.0
  Same state 534 13.9   Welsh 16 0.4
  Different state 341 8.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 19 0.5   Other ancestries 671 16.5
 
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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