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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: York 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 186,742 100.0
      enrolled in school 46,836 100.0   Native 181,563 97.2
Nursery school, preschool 2,759 5.9       Born in United States 180,157 96.5
Kindergarten 2,439 5.2           State of residence 98,292 52.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 22,599 48.3           Different state 81,865 43.8
High school (grades 9-12) 10,760 23.0       Born outside United States 1,406 0.8
College or graduate school 8,279 17.7   Foreign born 5,179 2.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 984 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,090 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 127,591 100.0       Not a citizen 2,089 1.1
Less than 9th grade 6,583 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,594 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 44,641 35.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,179 100.0
Some college, no degree 26,076 20.4   Europe 1,896 36.6
Associate degree 10,508 8.2   Asia 669 12.9
Bachelor's degree 19,851 15.6   Africa 58 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 9,338 7.3   Oceania 51 1.0
        Latin America 308 5.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.5 (X)   Northern America 2,197 42.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 175,651 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 148,545 100.0   English only 159,073 90.6
Never married 34,107 23.0   Language other than English 16,578 9.4
Now married, except separated 87,025 58.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,141 2.4
Separated 1,801 1.2   Spanish 1,601 0.9
Widowed 9,533 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 472 0.3
 Female 7,683 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 14,133 8.0
Divorced 16,079 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,355 1.9
 Female 9,228 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 681 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 276 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 186,742 100.0
           under 18 years 2,150 100.0     Total ancestries reported 209,825 112.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 767 35.7   Arab 470 0.3
        Czech¹ 379 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 728 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 139,958 100.0   Dutch 1,657 0.9
Civilian veterans 23,153 16.5   English 38,365 20.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 29,850 16.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23,075 12.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,695 6.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 40,819 100.0   Greek 1,774 0.9
With a disability 3,747 9.2   Hungarian 422 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 108,587 100.0   Irish¹ 30,138 16.1
With a disability 19,739 18.2   Italian 10,400 5.6
 Percent employed 61.4 (X)   Lithuanian 809 0.4
No disability 88,848 81.8   Norwegian 1,398 0.7
 Percent employed 82.9 (X)   Polish 4,925 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 24,442 100.0   Portuguese 1,089 0.6
With a disability 9,427 38.6   Russian 1,139 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 4,325 2.3
        Scottish 8,437 4.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 274 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 175,651 100.0   Subsaharan African 128 0.1
Same house in 1995 101,943 58.0   Swedish 3,231 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 72,504 41.3   Swiss 156 0.1
 Same county 39,556 22.5   Ukrainian 329 0.2
 Different county 32,948 18.8   United States or American 14,887 8.0
  Same state 10,470 6.0   Welsh 1,165 0.6
  Different state 22,478 12.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 84 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,204 0.7   Other ancestries 17,496 9.4
 
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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