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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Perry 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 11,861 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,389 100.0   Native 11,803 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 253 7.5       Born in United States 11,778 99.3
Kindergarten 176 5.2           State of residence 10,511 88.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,601 47.2           Different state 1,267 10.7
High school (grades 9-12) 808 23.8       Born outside United States 25 0.2
College or graduate school 551 16.3   Foreign born 58 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 38 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 6,978 100.0       Not a citizen 20 0.2
Less than 9th grade 990 14.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,635 23.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,119 30.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 58 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,248 17.9   Europe 28 48.3
Associate degree 285 4.1   Asia 12 20.7
Bachelor's degree 365 5.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 336 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 17 29.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.4 (X)   Northern America 1 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,983 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,979 100.0   English only 10,709 97.5
Never married 3,209 35.7   Language other than English 274 2.5
Now married, except separated 3,761 41.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.5
Separated 377 4.2   Spanish 131 1.2
Widowed 958 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.3
 Female 784 8.7   Other Indo-European languages 136 1.2
Divorced 674 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
 Female 393 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,861 100.0
           under 18 years 495 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,932 75.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 352 71.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 33 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,329 100.0   Dutch 36 0.3
Civilian veterans 832 10.0   English 275 2.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 4 0.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 193 1.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,252 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 413 12.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,827 100.0   Irish¹ 344 2.9
With a disability 1,761 30.2   Italian 26 0.2
 Percent employed 34.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,066 69.8   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 61.7 (X)   Polish 7 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,726 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 867 50.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 39 0.3
        Scottish 76 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 10,983 100.0   Subsaharan African 149 1.3
Same house in 1995 7,139 65.0   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,802 34.6   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,270 20.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,532 13.9   United States or American 1,378 11.6
  Same state 1,017 9.3   Welsh 4 0.0
  Different state 515 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 42 0.4   Other ancestries 6,328 53.4
 
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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