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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chautauqua 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 4,359 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,055 100.0   Native 4,324 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 57 5.4       Born in United States 4,308 98.8
Kindergarten 78 7.4           State of residence 2,523 57.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 493 46.7           Different state 1,785 40.9
High school (grades 9-12) 303 28.7       Born outside United States 16 0.4
College or graduate school 124 11.8   Foreign born 35 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 15 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 16 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 3,058 100.0       Not a citizen 19 0.4
Less than 9th grade 252 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 328 10.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,247 40.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 35 100.0
Some college, no degree 685 22.4   Europe 13 37.1
Associate degree 169 5.5   Asia 3 8.6
Bachelor's degree 264 8.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 113 3.7   Oceania 2 5.7
        Latin America 15 42.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.0 (X)   Northern America 2 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,154 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,551 100.0   English only 4,038 97.2
Never married 530 14.9   Language other than English 116 2.8
Now married, except separated 2,304 64.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.5
Separated 32 0.9   Spanish 78 1.9
Widowed 341 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.5
 Female 254 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 36 0.9
Divorced 344 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 193 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 4,359 100.0
           under 18 years 44 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,598 82.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 35 79.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,339 100.0   Dutch 120 2.8
Civilian veterans 536 16.1   English 587 13.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 170 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 693 15.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 969 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 64 6.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,086 100.0   Irish¹ 418 9.6
With a disability 497 23.8   Italian 61 1.4
 Percent employed 42.7 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.1
No disability 1,589 76.2   Norwegian 17 0.4
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 2 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 943 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 479 50.8   Russian 3 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 151 3.5
        Scottish 77 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,154 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,616 63.0   Swedish 49 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,533 36.9   Swiss 6 0.1
 Same county 619 14.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 914 22.0   United States or American 634 14.5
  Same state 471 11.3   Welsh 14 0.3
  Different state 443 10.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 5 0.1   Other ancestries 589 13.5
 
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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