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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pike 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 68,736 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,519 100.0   Native 68,452 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 799 5.1       Born in United States 68,326 99.4
Kindergarten 960 6.2           State of residence 54,474 79.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,400 47.7           Different state 13,852 20.2
High school (grades 9-12) 4,038 26.0       Born outside United States 126 0.2
College or graduate school 2,322 15.0   Foreign born 284 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 130 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 108 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 46,153 100.0       Not a citizen 176 0.3
Less than 9th grade 9,853 21.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,794 16.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,840 34.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 284 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,503 14.1   Europe 50 17.6
Associate degree 1,584 3.4   Asia 155 54.6
Bachelor's degree 2,454 5.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,125 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 71 25.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 61.8 (X)   Northern America 8 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 64,554 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 55,462 100.0   English only 63,600 98.5
Never married 10,004 18.0   Language other than English 954 1.5
Now married, except separated 33,930 61.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 312 0.5
Separated 934 1.7   Spanish 434 0.7
Widowed 4,812 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 150 0.2
 Female 3,932 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 355 0.5
Divorced 5,782 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 87 0.1
 Female 3,127 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 103 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 68,736 100.0
           under 18 years 1,301 100.0     Total ancestries reported 43,252 62.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 831 63.9   Arab 77 0.1
        Czech¹ 45 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 49 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 52,415 100.0   Dutch 584 0.8
Civilian veterans 4,867 9.3   English 4,531 6.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 353 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 26 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,437 3.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,790 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 1,518 10.3   Hungarian 64 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 41,030 100.0   Irish¹ 4,334 6.3
With a disability 14,447 35.2   Italian 490 0.7
 Percent employed 24.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 26,583 64.8   Norwegian 37 0.1
 Percent employed 63.4 (X)   Polish 121 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 8,125 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 5,135 63.2   Russian 29 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 749 1.1
        Scottish 382 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 64,554 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.0
Same house in 1995 43,593 67.5   Swedish 30 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 20,744 32.1   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 15,164 23.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,580 8.6   United States or American 23,188 33.7
  Same state 2,452 3.8   Welsh 78 0.1
  Different state 3,128 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 217 0.3   Other ancestries 5,623 8.2
 
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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