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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pike 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 29,605 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,104 100.0   Native 29,030 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 459 5.0       Born in United States 28,765 97.2
Kindergarten 323 3.5           State of residence 23,661 79.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,443 37.8           Different state 5,104 17.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,564 17.2       Born outside United States 265 0.9
College or graduate school 3,315 36.4   Foreign born 575 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 402 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 129 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 17,703 100.0       Not a citizen 446 1.5
Less than 9th grade 2,095 11.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,377 19.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,312 30.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 575 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,084 17.4   Europe 132 23.0
Associate degree 571 3.2   Asia 235 40.9
Bachelor's degree 2,018 11.4   Africa 88 15.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,246 7.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 106 18.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.1 (X)   Northern America 14 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,629 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,582 100.0   English only 26,565 96.1
Never married 7,447 31.6   Language other than English 1,064 3.9
Now married, except separated 11,248 47.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 505 1.8
Separated 636 2.7   Spanish 502 1.8
Widowed 2,094 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 263 1.0
 Female 1,687 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 213 0.8
Divorced 2,157 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.1
 Female 1,169 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 267 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 155 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,605 100.0
           under 18 years 827 100.0     Total ancestries reported 21,871 73.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 514 62.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 45 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,340 100.0   Dutch 92 0.3
Civilian veterans 2,487 11.1   English 1,783 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 251 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,139 3.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,281 100.0   Greek 7 0.0
With a disability 642 8.8   Hungarian 11 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,462 100.0   Irish¹ 1,302 4.4
With a disability 4,012 24.4   Italian 244 0.8
 Percent employed 50.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 12,450 75.6   Norwegian 25 0.1
 Percent employed 72.5 (X)   Polish 59 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,696 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.0
With a disability 2,011 54.4   Russian 25 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 525 1.8
        Scottish 388 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 27,629 100.0   Subsaharan African 327 1.1
Same house in 1995 15,739 57.0   Swedish 43 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,452 41.4   Swiss 19 0.1
 Same county 6,654 24.1   Ukrainian 8 0.0
 Different county 4,798 17.4   United States or American 4,464 15.1
  Same state 3,076 11.1   Welsh 32 0.1
  Different state 1,722 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 438 1.6   Other ancestries 11,040 37.3
 
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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