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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Goshen 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 12,538 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,108 100.0   Native 12,301 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 169 5.4       Born in United States 12,223 97.5
Kindergarten 205 6.6           State of residence 5,278 42.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,394 44.9           Different state 6,945 55.4
High school (grades 9-12) 680 21.9       Born outside United States 78 0.6
College or graduate school 660 21.2   Foreign born 237 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 48 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 143 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 8,406 100.0       Not a citizen 94 0.7
Less than 9th grade 462 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 821 9.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,810 33.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 237 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,055 24.4   Europe 38 16.0
Associate degree 692 8.2   Asia 8 3.4
Bachelor's degree 1,199 14.3   Africa 15 6.3
Graduate or professional degree 367 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 167 70.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.7 (X)   Northern America 9 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,802 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,099 100.0   English only 10,928 92.6
Never married 2,009 19.9   Language other than English 874 7.4
Now married, except separated 6,005 59.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 300 2.5
Separated 101 1.0   Spanish 674 5.7
Widowed 904 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 235 2.0
 Female 773 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 190 1.6
Divorced 1,080 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 65 0.6
 Female 493 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 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 12,538 100.0
           under 18 years 144 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,563 116.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 69 47.9   Arab 19 0.2
        Czech¹ 316 2.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 228 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,528 100.0   Dutch 262 2.1
Civilian veterans 1,473 15.5   English 1,686 13.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 301 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,948 39.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,746 100.0   Greek 10 0.1
With a disability 192 7.0   Hungarian 6 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,724 100.0   Irish¹ 1,579 12.6
With a disability 1,582 23.5   Italian 160 1.3
 Percent employed 68.3 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 5,142 76.5   Norwegian 314 2.5
 Percent employed 75.8 (X)   Polish 118 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 2,093 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 985 47.1   Russian 261 2.1
        Scotch-Irish 434 3.5
        Scottish 304 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,802 100.0   Subsaharan African 18 0.1
Same house in 1995 6,728 57.0   Swedish 379 3.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,017 42.5   Swiss 59 0.5
 Same county 2,229 18.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,788 23.6   United States or American 868 6.9
  Same state 979 8.3   Welsh 153 1.2
  Different state 1,809 15.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 57 0.5   Other ancestries 2,115 16.9
 
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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