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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Albany 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 32,014 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,837 100.0   Native 30,796 96.2
Nursery school, preschool 471 3.2       Born in United States 30,479 95.2
Kindergarten 286 1.9           State of residence 13,078 40.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,563 17.3           Different state 17,401 54.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,462 9.9       Born outside United States 317 1.0
College or graduate school 10,055 67.8   Foreign born 1,218 3.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 590 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 301 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 17,016 100.0       Not a citizen 917 2.9
Less than 9th grade 315 1.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 799 4.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,727 21.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,218 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,844 22.6   Europe 310 25.5
Associate degree 832 4.9   Asia 390 32.0
Bachelor's degree 4,348 25.6   Africa 72 5.9
Graduate or professional degree 3,151 18.5   Oceania 25 2.1
        Latin America 230 18.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 93.5 (X)   Northern America 191 15.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 44.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,374 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,217 100.0   English only 27,936 92.0
Never married 11,507 42.3   Language other than English 2,438 8.0
Now married, except separated 12,247 45.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 651 2.1
Separated 203 0.7   Spanish 1,311 4.3
Widowed 906 3.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 346 1.1
 Female 758 2.8   Other Indo-European languages 696 2.3
Divorced 2,354 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 117 0.4
 Female 1,291 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 309 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 163 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 32,014 100.0
           under 18 years 220 100.0     Total ancestries reported 37,827 118.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 133 60.5   Arab 79 0.2
        Czech¹ 297 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 658 2.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,119 100.0   Dutch 543 1.7
Civilian veterans 2,789 10.7   English 4,837 15.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,157 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 238 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,750 27.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,370 100.0   Greek 128 0.4
With a disability 615 7.3   Hungarian 76 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,312 100.0   Irish¹ 4,524 14.1
With a disability 2,545 13.2   Italian 1,158 3.6
 Percent employed 63.3 (X)   Lithuanian 62 0.2
No disability 16,767 86.8   Norwegian 1,630 5.1
 Percent employed 76.6 (X)   Polish 718 2.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,526 100.0   Portuguese 43 0.1
With a disability 901 35.7   Russian 280 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 800 2.5
        Scottish 1,097 3.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 42 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 30,374 100.0   Subsaharan African 92 0.3
Same house in 1995 10,819 35.6   Swedish 1,481 4.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,880 62.2   Swiss 319 1.0
 Same county 6,271 20.6   Ukrainian 29 0.1
 Different county 12,609 41.5   United States or American 1,610 5.0
  Same state 5,789 19.1   Welsh 522 1.6
  Different state 6,820 22.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 675 2.2   Other ancestries 6,649 20.8
 
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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