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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Steuben 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 33,214 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,611 100.0   Native 32,741 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 391 4.5       Born in United States 32,584 98.1
Kindergarten 427 5.0           State of residence 21,034 63.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,994 46.4           Different state 11,550 34.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,864 21.6       Born outside United States 157 0.5
College or graduate school 1,935 22.5   Foreign born 473 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 285 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 187 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 21,170 100.0       Not a citizen 286 0.9
Less than 9th grade 673 3.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,648 12.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,099 43.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 473 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,279 20.2   Europe 118 24.9
Associate degree 1,183 5.6   Asia 109 23.0
Bachelor's degree 2,000 9.4   Africa 5 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,288 6.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 176 37.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.3 (X)   Northern America 65 13.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 31,021 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 26,147 100.0   English only 29,658 95.6
Never married 5,898 22.6   Language other than English 1,363 4.4
Now married, except separated 15,240 58.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 445 1.4
Separated 397 1.5   Spanish 672 2.2
Widowed 1,565 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 266 0.9
 Female 1,247 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 601 1.9
Divorced 3,047 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 134 0.4
 Female 1,649 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 59 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,214 100.0
           under 18 years 311 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,394 91.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 141 45.3   Arab 14 0.0
        Czech¹ 82 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 67 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,694 100.0   Dutch 1,016 3.1
Civilian veterans 3,136 12.7   English 3,627 10.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,187 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 159 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,274 30.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,069 100.0   Greek 40 0.1
With a disability 444 5.5   Hungarian 169 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,890 100.0   Irish¹ 3,164 9.5
With a disability 3,036 16.1   Italian 625 1.9
 Percent employed 68.5 (X)   Lithuanian 42 0.1
No disability 15,854 83.9   Norwegian 193 0.6
 Percent employed 83.4 (X)   Polish 675 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,809 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.0
With a disability 1,356 35.6   Russian 68 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 463 1.4
        Scottish 581 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 85 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 31,021 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 16,613 53.6   Swedish 226 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,076 45.4   Swiss 229 0.7
 Same county 7,592 24.5   Ukrainian 30 0.1
 Different county 6,484 20.9   United States or American 4,091 12.3
  Same state 3,254 10.5   Welsh 255 0.8
  Different state 3,230 10.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 332 1.1   Other ancestries 3,020 9.1
 
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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