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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 38,940 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,215 100.0   Native 38,580 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 894 8.8       Born in United States 38,514 98.9
Kindergarten 624 6.1           State of residence 30,270 77.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,731 46.3           Different state 8,244 21.2
High school (grades 9-12) 2,513 24.6       Born outside United States 66 0.2
College or graduate school 1,453 14.2   Foreign born 360 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 89 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 175 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 24,139 100.0       Not a citizen 185 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,509 10.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,662 19.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,733 32.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 360 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,059 21.0   Europe 59 16.4
Associate degree 1,155 4.8   Asia 173 48.1
Bachelor's degree 1,895 7.9   Africa 12 3.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,126 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 103 28.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.3 (X)   Northern America 13 3.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,069 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 30,118 100.0   English only 34,849 96.6
Never married 8,225 27.3   Language other than English 1,220 3.4
Now married, except separated 14,778 49.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 542 1.5
Separated 1,123 3.7   Spanish 580 1.6
Widowed 3,055 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 270 0.7
 Female 2,452 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 418 1.2
Divorced 2,937 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 117 0.3
 Female 1,681 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 179 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 127 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,940 100.0
           under 18 years 1,396 100.0     Total ancestries reported 31,562 81.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 786 56.3   Arab 21 0.1
        Czech¹ 22 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 17 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,137 100.0   Dutch 81 0.2
Civilian veterans 3,510 12.5   English 1,928 5.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 766 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 170 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,383 3.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,947 100.0   Greek 23 0.1
With a disability 1,012 10.2   Hungarian 31 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,277 100.0   Irish¹ 1,835 4.7
With a disability 5,622 27.7   Italian 496 1.3
 Percent employed 44.5 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 14,655 72.3   Norwegian 63 0.2
 Percent employed 70.0 (X)   Polish 62 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 5,220 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 2,815 53.9   Russian 10 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 555 1.4
        Scottish 325 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 36,069 100.0   Subsaharan African 414 1.1
Same house in 1995 22,634 62.8   Swedish 53 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,287 36.8   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 7,814 21.7   Ukrainian 4 0.0
 Different county 5,473 15.2   United States or American 5,529 14.2
  Same state 2,930 8.1   Welsh 68 0.2
  Different state 2,543 7.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 148 0.4   Other ancestries 17,690 45.4
 
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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