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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Adams 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 3,476 100.0
      enrolled in school 774 100.0   Native 3,417 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 29 3.7       Born in United States 3,397 97.7
Kindergarten 42 5.4           State of residence 1,567 45.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 426 55.0           Different state 1,830 52.6
High school (grades 9-12) 220 28.4       Born outside United States 20 0.6
College or graduate school 57 7.4   Foreign born 59 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 23 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 25 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 2,468 100.0       Not a citizen 34 1.0
Less than 9th grade 115 4.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 358 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 923 37.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 59 100.0
Some college, no degree 578 23.4   Europe 29 49.2
Associate degree 127 5.1   Asia 5 8.5
Bachelor's degree 249 10.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 118 4.8   Oceania 7 11.9
        Latin America 6 10.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.8 (X)   Northern America 12 20.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,331 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,820 100.0   English only 3,204 96.2
Never married 425 15.1   Language other than English 127 3.8
Now married, except separated 1,890 67.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 1.1
Separated 28 1.0   Spanish 64 1.9
Widowed 156 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.5
 Female 123 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 44 1.3
Divorced 321 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.4
 Female 129 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,476 100.0
           under 18 years 51 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,458 99.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 21 41.2   Arab 18 0.5
        Czech¹ 31 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 40 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,652 100.0   Dutch 110 3.2
Civilian veterans 524 19.8   English 489 14.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 92 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 37 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 635 18.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 783 100.0   Greek 6 0.2
With a disability 49 6.3   Hungarian 3 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,970 100.0   Irish¹ 326 9.4
With a disability 373 18.9   Italian 44 1.3
 Percent employed 48.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,597 81.1   Norwegian 56 1.6
 Percent employed 66.3 (X)   Polish 50 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 547 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.5
With a disability 249 45.5   Russian 12 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 62 1.8
        Scottish 96 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 3,331 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,007 60.3   Swedish 78 2.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,301 39.1   Swiss 34 1.0
 Same county 461 13.8   Ukrainian 2 0.1
 Different county 840 25.2   United States or American 675 19.4
  Same state 433 13.0   Welsh 31 0.9
  Different state 407 12.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 23 0.7   Other ancestries 510 14.7
 
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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