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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wyoming 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 25,708 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,232 100.0   Native 25,666 99.8
Nursery school, preschool 237 4.5       Born in United States 25,618 99.6
Kindergarten 333 6.4           State of residence 22,852 88.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,543 48.6           Different state 2,766 10.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,509 28.8       Born outside United States 48 0.2
College or graduate school 610 11.7   Foreign born 42 0.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 17,722 100.0       Not a citizen 24 0.1
Less than 9th grade 3,257 18.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,069 17.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,413 41.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 42 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,170 12.2   Europe 25 59.5
Associate degree 546 3.1   Asia 7 16.7
Bachelor's degree 723 4.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 544 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 10 23.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,240 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,114 100.0   English only 23,883 98.5
Never married 3,785 17.9   Language other than English 357 1.5
Now married, except separated 13,344 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 127 0.5
Separated 426 2.0   Spanish 221 0.9
Widowed 1,842 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 100 0.4
 Female 1,561 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 90 0.4
Divorced 1,717 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.1
 Female 918 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8 0.0
                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 25,708 100.0
           under 18 years 410 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,765 65.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 246 60.0   Arab 13 0.1
        Czech¹ 7 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,944 100.0   Dutch 269 1.0
Civilian veterans 2,368 11.9   English 2,156 8.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 127 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 28 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,068 4.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,170 100.0   Greek 27 0.1
With a disability 483 9.3   Hungarian 57 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,476 100.0   Irish¹ 1,779 6.9
With a disability 5,460 35.3   Italian 356 1.4
 Percent employed 26.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 10,016 64.7   Norwegian 6 0.0
 Percent employed 56.9 (X)   Polish 67 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 3,531 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 1,969 55.8   Russian 11 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 202 0.8
        Scottish 148 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 24,240 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 18,226 75.2   Swedish 26 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,987 24.7   Swiss 4 0.0
 Same county 3,993 16.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,994 8.2   United States or American 8,275 32.2
  Same state 1,232 5.1   Welsh 46 0.2
  Different state 762 3.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 28 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 27 0.1   Other ancestries 2,044 8.0
 
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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