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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 33,625 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,020 100.0   Native 33,265 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 629 7.0       Born in United States 33,164 98.6
Kindergarten 458 5.1           State of residence 27,855 82.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,825 53.5           Different state 5,309 15.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,963 21.8       Born outside United States 101 0.3
College or graduate school 1,145 12.7   Foreign born 360 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 117 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 221 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 20,158 100.0       Not a citizen 139 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,867 9.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,165 10.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,081 45.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 360 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,684 18.3   Europe 107 29.7
Associate degree 1,211 6.0   Asia 67 18.6
Bachelor's degree 1,253 6.2   Africa 13 3.6
Graduate or professional degree 897 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 116 32.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.0 (X)   Northern America 57 15.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,947 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 24,946 100.0   English only 26,532 85.7
Never married 5,787 23.2   Language other than English 4,415 14.3
Now married, except separated 15,150 60.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,560 5.0
Separated 246 1.0   Spanish 535 1.7
Widowed 1,814 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 153 0.5
 Female 1,501 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 3,807 12.3
Divorced 1,949 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,407 4.5
 Female 1,106 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 62 0.2
                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 33,625 100.0
           under 18 years 234 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,003 80.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 33 14.1   Arab 11 0.0
        Czech¹ 17 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 76 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 23,135 100.0   Dutch 335 1.0
Civilian veterans 2,400 10.4   English 2,097 6.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 889 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 69 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,376 30.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,184 100.0   Greek 11 0.0
With a disability 625 6.8   Hungarian 49 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,144 100.0   Irish¹ 2,226 6.6
With a disability 2,729 15.9   Italian 178 0.5
 Percent employed 64.2 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 14,415 84.1   Norwegian 61 0.2
 Percent employed 82.4 (X)   Polish 142 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 4,227 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,670 39.5   Russian 58 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 206 0.6
        Scottish 331 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 30,947 100.0   Subsaharan African 29 0.1
Same house in 1995 20,425 66.0   Swedish 189 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,421 33.7   Swiss 3,853 11.5
 Same county 7,213 23.3   Ukrainian 27 0.1
 Different county 3,208 10.4   United States or American 2,988 8.9
  Same state 1,959 6.3   Welsh 90 0.3
  Different state 1,249 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 101 0.3   Other ancestries 2,677 8.0
 
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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