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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 18,643 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,616 100.0   Native 18,222 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 172 4.8       Born in United States 18,134 97.3
Kindergarten 233 6.4           State of residence 12,791 68.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,840 50.9           Different state 5,343 28.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,000 27.7       Born outside United States 88 0.5
College or graduate school 371 10.3   Foreign born 421 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 61 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 272 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 13,730 100.0       Not a citizen 149 0.8
Less than 9th grade 955 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,247 16.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,755 41.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 421 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,734 19.9   Europe 306 72.7
Associate degree 670 4.9   Asia 63 15.0
Bachelor's degree 899 6.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 470 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 33 7.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.7 (X)   Northern America 19 4.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,740 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,492 100.0   English only 16,891 95.2
Never married 2,700 17.4   Language other than English 849 4.8
Now married, except separated 9,616 62.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 275 1.6
Separated 222 1.4   Spanish 309 1.7
Widowed 1,265 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 108 0.6
 Female 975 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 455 2.6
Divorced 1,689 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 150 0.8
 Female 712 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 44 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,643 100.0
           under 18 years 260 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,679 121.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 126 48.5   Arab 18 0.1
        Czech¹ 555 3.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 454 2.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,779 100.0   Dutch 413 2.2
Civilian veterans 2,783 18.8   English 1,610 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 790 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 168 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,966 42.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,473 100.0   Greek 52 0.3
With a disability 289 8.3   Hungarian 129 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,275 100.0   Irish¹ 2,419 13.0
With a disability 2,340 22.8   Italian 534 2.9
 Percent employed 46.2 (X)   Lithuanian 74 0.4
No disability 7,935 77.2   Norwegian 1,834 9.8
 Percent employed 73.5 (X)   Polish 2,057 11.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,848 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.1
With a disability 1,426 37.1   Russian 68 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 179 1.0
        Scottish 277 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 47 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 17,740 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,534 59.4   Swedish 506 2.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,165 40.4   Swiss 142 0.8
 Same county 2,010 11.3   Ukrainian 43 0.2
 Different county 5,155 29.1   United States or American 805 4.3
  Same state 3,801 21.4   Welsh 81 0.4
  Different state 1,354 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 41 0.2   Other ancestries 1,432 7.7
 
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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