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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wexford 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 30,484 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,690 100.0   Native 29,925 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 471 6.1       Born in United States 29,798 97.7
Kindergarten 467 6.1           State of residence 25,615 84.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,794 49.3           Different state 4,183 13.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,044 26.6       Born outside United States 127 0.4
College or graduate school 914 11.9   Foreign born 559 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 169 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 339 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 19,965 100.0       Not a citizen 220 0.7
Less than 9th grade 909 4.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,693 13.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,721 38.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 559 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,293 21.5   Europe 195 34.9
Associate degree 1,286 6.4   Asia 145 25.9
Bachelor's degree 1,953 9.8   Africa 19 3.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,110 5.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 94 16.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.0 (X)   Northern America 106 19.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 28,536 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,894 100.0   English only 27,651 96.9
Never married 5,166 21.6   Language other than English 885 3.1
Now married, except separated 13,825 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 281 1.0
Separated 299 1.3   Spanish 308 1.1
Widowed 1,550 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.3
 Female 1,258 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 436 1.5
Divorced 3,054 12.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 160 0.6
 Female 1,724 7.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 81 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 30,484 100.0
           under 18 years 478 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,493 106.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 179 37.4   Arab 123 0.4
        Czech¹ 274 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 274 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,318 100.0   Dutch 2,196 7.2
Civilian veterans 3,333 14.9   English 4,050 13.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,767 5.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 968 3.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,826 22.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,397 100.0   Greek 77 0.3
With a disability 627 8.5   Hungarian 193 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,813 100.0   Irish¹ 3,553 11.7
With a disability 3,316 19.7   Italian 606 2.0
 Percent employed 50.8 (X)   Lithuanian 20 0.1
No disability 13,497 80.3   Norwegian 495 1.6
 Percent employed 79.0 (X)   Polish 1,724 5.7
     Population 65 years and over 4,099 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 1,846 45.0   Russian 177 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 467 1.5
        Scottish 942 3.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 54 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 28,536 100.0   Subsaharan African 25 0.1
Same house in 1995 15,916 55.8   Swedish 1,743 5.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,469 43.7   Swiss 65 0.2
 Same county 5,996 21.0   Ukrainian 134 0.4
 Different county 6,473 22.7   United States or American 2,122 7.0
  Same state 4,874 17.1   Welsh 201 0.7
  Different state 1,599 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 151 0.5   Other ancestries 3,412 11.2
 
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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