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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Delta 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 38,520 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,845 100.0   Native 38,142 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 511 5.2       Born in United States 38,013 98.7
Kindergarten 572 5.8           State of residence 31,211 81.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,361 44.3           Different state 6,802 17.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,433 24.7       Born outside United States 129 0.3
College or graduate school 1,968 20.0   Foreign born 378 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 94 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 227 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 26,362 100.0       Not a citizen 151 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,271 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,388 9.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,444 35.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 378 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,178 23.4   Europe 173 45.8
Associate degree 2,578 9.8   Asia 79 20.9
Bachelor's degree 3,070 11.6   Africa 5 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,433 5.4   Oceania 7 1.9
        Latin America 38 10.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.1 (X)   Northern America 76 20.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,481 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,232 100.0   English only 35,552 97.5
Never married 6,925 22.2   Language other than English 929 2.5
Now married, except separated 18,782 60.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 173 0.5
Separated 273 0.9   Spanish 174 0.5
Widowed 2,434 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
 Female 1,979 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 516 1.4
Divorced 2,818 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.2
 Female 1,529 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 62 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,520 100.0
           under 18 years 303 100.0     Total ancestries reported 48,085 124.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 148 48.8   Arab 94 0.2
        Czech¹ 211 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 397 1.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 29,346 100.0   Dutch 826 2.1
Civilian veterans 5,286 18.0   English 2,958 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,403 19.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,987 10.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,192 21.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,719 100.0   Greek 84 0.2
With a disability 805 9.2   Hungarian 107 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,052 100.0   Irish¹ 3,616 9.4
With a disability 3,635 17.3   Italian 1,254 3.3
 Percent employed 55.5 (X)   Lithuanian 95 0.2
No disability 17,417 82.7   Norwegian 1,603 4.2
 Percent employed 76.9 (X)   Polish 1,957 5.1
     Population 65 years and over 6,293 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.0
With a disability 2,666 42.4   Russian 93 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 439 1.1
        Scottish 531 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 59 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 36,481 100.0   Subsaharan African 10 0.0
Same house in 1995 24,249 66.5   Swedish 5,018 13.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,101 33.2   Swiss 64 0.2
 Same county 7,050 19.3   Ukrainian 106 0.3
 Different county 5,051 13.8   United States or American 1,387 3.6
  Same state 2,932 8.0   Welsh 89 0.2
  Different state 2,119 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 131 0.4   Other ancestries 7,480 19.4
 
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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