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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Brooke 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 25,447 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,883 100.0   Native 25,159 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 346 5.9       Born in United States 25,084 98.6
Kindergarten 276 4.7           State of residence 15,611 61.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,404 40.9           Different state 9,473 37.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,246 21.2       Born outside United States 75 0.3
College or graduate school 1,611 27.4   Foreign born 288 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 24 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 221 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 17,855 100.0       Not a citizen 67 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,445 8.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,178 12.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,794 43.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 288 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,016 16.9   Europe 211 73.3
Associate degree 1,022 5.7   Asia 34 11.8
Bachelor's degree 1,657 9.3   Africa 18 6.3
Graduate or professional degree 743 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.7 (X)   Northern America 25 8.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,211 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,255 100.0   English only 23,298 96.2
Never married 4,731 22.3   Language other than English 913 3.8
Now married, except separated 12,082 56.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 192 0.8
Separated 248 1.2   Spanish 153 0.6
Widowed 2,255 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.2
 Female 1,759 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 685 2.8
Divorced 1,939 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 144 0.6
 Female 1,057 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 70 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,447 100.0
           under 18 years 424 100.0     Total ancestries reported 26,695 104.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 226 53.3   Arab 20 0.1
        Czech¹ 158 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 32 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,218 100.0   Dutch 682 2.7
Civilian veterans 3,207 15.9   English 2,578 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 567 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 84 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,989 19.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,092 100.0   Greek 118 0.5
With a disability 396 7.8   Hungarian 320 1.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,391 100.0   Irish¹ 4,245 16.7
With a disability 2,646 18.4   Italian 4,204 16.5
 Percent employed 45.2 (X)   Lithuanian 19 0.1
No disability 11,745 81.6   Norwegian 34 0.1
 Percent employed 73.8 (X)   Polish 1,533 6.0
     Population 65 years and over 4,456 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,873 42.0   Russian 119 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 1,025 4.0
        Scottish 596 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 509 2.0
  Population 5 years and over 24,211 100.0   Subsaharan African 50 0.2
Same house in 1995 16,654 68.8   Swedish 104 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,469 30.8   Swiss 51 0.2
 Same county 3,965 16.4   Ukrainian 140 0.6
 Different county 3,504 14.5   United States or American 1,929 7.6
  Same state 1,428 5.9   Welsh 352 1.4
  Different state 2,076 8.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 88 0.4   Other ancestries 2,237 8.8
 
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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