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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dearborn 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 46,109 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,922 100.0   Native 45,728 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 719 6.0       Born in United States 45,605 98.9
Kindergarten 785 6.6           State of residence 18,657 40.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,816 48.8           Different state 26,948 58.4
High school (grades 9-12) 3,084 25.9       Born outside United States 123 0.3
College or graduate school 1,518 12.7   Foreign born 381 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 85 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 219 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 29,712 100.0       Not a citizen 162 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,819 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,521 11.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,244 41.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 381 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,537 18.6   Europe 187 49.1
Associate degree 2,009 6.8   Asia 103 27.0
Bachelor's degree 2,946 9.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,636 5.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 56 14.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.0 (X)   Northern America 35 9.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,986 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,640 100.0   English only 41,870 97.4
Never married 7,646 21.5   Language other than English 1,116 2.6
Now married, except separated 22,159 62.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 382 0.9
Separated 392 1.1   Spanish 441 1.0
Widowed 2,138 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 185 0.4
 Female 1,818 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 602 1.4
Divorced 3,305 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 167 0.4
 Female 1,754 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 73 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 46,109 100.0
           under 18 years 715 100.0     Total ancestries reported 44,603 96.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 305 42.7   Arab 72 0.2
        Czech¹ 73 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 36 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,335 100.0   Dutch 913 2.0
Civilian veterans 4,523 13.6   English 4,596 10.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,222 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 191 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 16,955 36.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,469 100.0   Greek 114 0.2
With a disability 1,053 9.2   Hungarian 128 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,184 100.0   Irish¹ 6,164 13.4
With a disability 4,735 18.1   Italian 1,260 2.7
 Percent employed 56.0 (X)   Lithuanian 36 0.1
No disability 21,449 81.9   Norwegian 105 0.2
 Percent employed 83.6 (X)   Polish 402 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 4,867 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,839 37.8   Russian 82 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 565 1.2
        Scottish 835 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 42,986 100.0   Subsaharan African 21 0.0
Same house in 1995 26,107 60.7   Swedish 134 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,754 39.0   Swiss 207 0.4
 Same county 7,854 18.3   Ukrainian 49 0.1
 Different county 8,900 20.7   United States or American 6,253 13.6
  Same state 2,202 5.1   Welsh 186 0.4
  Different state 6,698 15.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 125 0.3   Other ancestries 3,981 8.6
 
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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