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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kent 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 19,197 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,940 100.0   Native 18,635 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 258 5.2       Born in United States 18,478 96.3
Kindergarten 205 4.1           State of residence 11,401 59.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,001 40.5           Different state 7,077 36.9
High school (grades 9-12) 908 18.4       Born outside United States 157 0.8
College or graduate school 1,568 31.7   Foreign born 562 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 262 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 241 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,103 100.0       Not a citizen 321 1.7
Less than 9th grade 837 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,942 14.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,705 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 562 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,273 17.3   Europe 159 28.3
Associate degree 506 3.9   Asia 48 8.5
Bachelor's degree 1,652 12.6   Africa 18 3.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,188 9.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 291 51.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.8 (X)   Northern America 46 8.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,318 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,908 100.0   English only 17,381 94.9
Never married 4,112 25.8   Language other than English 937 5.1
Now married, except separated 8,687 54.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 367 2.0
Separated 347 2.2   Spanish 585 3.2
Widowed 1,439 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 293 1.6
 Female 1,151 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 282 1.5
Divorced 1,323 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 0.3
 Female 736 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 50 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,197 100.0
           under 18 years 302 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,192 100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 191 63.2   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 60 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 51 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,181 100.0   Dutch 332 1.7
Civilian veterans 2,392 15.8   English 3,304 17.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 436 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 80 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,011 15.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,140 100.0   Greek 60 0.3
With a disability 344 8.3   Hungarian 42 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,358 100.0   Irish¹ 2,772 14.4
With a disability 2,027 19.6   Italian 652 3.4
 Percent employed 61.0 (X)   Lithuanian 115 0.6
No disability 8,331 80.4   Norwegian 119 0.6
 Percent employed 80.1 (X)   Polish 381 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,444 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,316 38.2   Russian 141 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 430 2.2
        Scottish 419 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,318 100.0   Subsaharan African 183 1.0
Same house in 1995 10,708 58.5   Swedish 171 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,368 40.2   Swiss 48 0.3
 Same county 3,575 19.5   Ukrainian 58 0.3
 Different county 3,793 20.7   United States or American 1,679 8.7
  Same state 1,835 10.0   Welsh 197 1.0
  Different state 1,958 10.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 62 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 242 1.3   Other ancestries 4,382 22.8
 
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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