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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 10,209 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,325 100.0   Native 10,129 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 110 4.7       Born in United States 10,086 98.8
Kindergarten 121 5.2           State of residence 7,444 72.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,242 53.4           Different state 2,642 25.9
High school (grades 9-12) 595 25.6       Born outside United States 43 0.4
College or graduate school 257 11.1   Foreign born 80 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 16 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 67 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 6,859 100.0       Not a citizen 13 0.1
Less than 9th grade 695 10.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,101 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,843 41.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 80 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,274 18.6   Europe 26 32.5
Associate degree 186 2.7   Asia 16 20.0
Bachelor's degree 521 7.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 239 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 38 47.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,573 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,072 100.0   English only 9,297 97.1
Never married 1,253 15.5   Language other than English 276 2.9
Now married, except separated 5,224 64.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.7
Separated 119 1.5   Spanish 157 1.6
Widowed 599 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.5
 Female 508 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 94 1.0
Divorced 877 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.2
 Female 407 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 18 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,209 100.0
           under 18 years 217 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,432 72.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 153 70.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 15 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,601 100.0   Dutch 171 1.7
Civilian veterans 1,233 16.2   English 846 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 185 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 26 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,028 10.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,279 100.0   Greek 1 0.0
With a disability 282 12.4   Hungarian 10 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,722 100.0   Irish¹ 1,246 12.2
With a disability 1,546 27.0   Italian 85 0.8
 Percent employed 49.7 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.1
No disability 4,176 73.0   Norwegian 20 0.2
 Percent employed 76.7 (X)   Polish 51 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,442 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 806 55.9   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 161 1.6
        Scottish 68 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 9,573 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,785 60.4   Swedish 71 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,733 39.0   Swiss 10 0.1
 Same county 1,523 15.9   Ukrainian 1 0.0
 Different county 2,210 23.1   United States or American 1,750 17.1
  Same state 1,559 16.3   Welsh 63 0.6
  Different state 651 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 12 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 55 0.6   Other ancestries 1,573 15.4
 
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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