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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Vanderburgh 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 171,922 100.0
      enrolled in school 44,775 100.0   Native 169,128 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 3,001 6.7       Born in United States 168,578 98.1
Kindergarten 2,357 5.3           State of residence 122,663 71.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 17,608 39.3           Different state 45,915 26.7
High school (grades 9-12) 9,070 20.3       Born outside United States 550 0.3
College or graduate school 12,739 28.5   Foreign born 2,794 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,379 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,235 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 112,178 100.0       Not a citizen 1,559 0.9
Less than 9th grade 5,998 5.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12,937 11.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 40,026 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,794 100.0
Some college, no degree 24,370 21.7   Europe 746 26.7
Associate degree 7,173 6.4   Asia 1,415 50.6
Bachelor's degree 13,968 12.5   Africa 22 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 7,706 6.9   Oceania 9 0.3
        Latin America 479 17.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.1 (X)   Northern America 123 4.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 161,284 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 138,895 100.0   English only 155,085 96.2
Never married 35,470 25.5   Language other than English 6,199 3.8
Now married, except separated 73,676 53.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,030 1.3
Separated 1,301 0.9   Spanish 2,573 1.6
Widowed 10,337 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 846 0.5
 Female 8,773 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 2,359 1.5
Divorced 18,111 13.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 656 0.4
 Female 10,597 7.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,025 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 453 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 171,922 100.0
           under 18 years 2,343 100.0     Total ancestries reported 150,976 87.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,185 50.6   Arab 435 0.3
        Czech¹ 426 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 183 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 132,148 100.0   Dutch 2,392 1.4
Civilian veterans 18,023 13.6   English 16,358 9.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,350 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 378 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 49,462 28.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 38,602 100.0   Greek 261 0.2
With a disability 4,319 11.2   Hungarian 169 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 95,537 100.0   Irish¹ 18,660 10.9
With a disability 18,263 19.1   Italian 2,718 1.6
 Percent employed 58.4 (X)   Lithuanian 143 0.1
No disability 77,274 80.9   Norwegian 713 0.4
 Percent employed 82.4 (X)   Polish 1,777 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 24,311 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 10,240 42.1   Russian 463 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 2,511 1.5
        Scottish 2,461 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 46 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 161,284 100.0   Subsaharan African 265 0.2
Same house in 1995 87,656 54.3   Swedish 676 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 72,366 44.9   Swiss 389 0.2
 Same county 47,168 29.2   Ukrainian 66 0.0
 Different county 25,198 15.6   United States or American 19,049 11.1
  Same state 13,232 8.2   Welsh 1,075 0.6
  Different state 11,966 7.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 58 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,262 0.8   Other ancestries 25,485 14.8
 
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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