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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Schuyler 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 4,170 100.0
      enrolled in school 919 100.0   Native 4,153 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 60 6.5       Born in United States 4,137 99.2
Kindergarten 59 6.4           State of residence 3,005 72.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 462 50.3           Different state 1,132 27.1
High school (grades 9-12) 262 28.5       Born outside United States 16 0.4
College or graduate school 76 8.3   Foreign born 17 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 8 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 2,870 100.0       Not a citizen 9 0.2
Less than 9th grade 237 8.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 298 10.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,336 46.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 17 100.0
Some college, no degree 569 19.8   Europe 9 52.9
Associate degree 97 3.4   Asia 2 11.8
Bachelor's degree 239 8.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 94 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.4 (X)   Northern America 6 35.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,934 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,335 100.0   English only 3,889 98.9
Never married 546 16.4   Language other than English 45 1.1
Now married, except separated 2,118 63.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
Separated 23 0.7   Spanish 23 0.6
Widowed 370 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
 Female 318 9.5   Other Indo-European languages 14 0.4
Divorced 278 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 134 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,170 100.0
           under 18 years 49 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,988 71.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 20 40.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 13 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,144 100.0   Dutch 87 2.1
Civilian veterans 402 12.8   English 377 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 93 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 724 17.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 902 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 132 14.6   Hungarian 13 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,207 100.0   Irish¹ 458 11.0
With a disability 516 23.4   Italian 22 0.5
 Percent employed 49.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,691 76.6   Norwegian 40 1.0
 Percent employed 81.9 (X)   Polish 19 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 771 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 389 50.5   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 117 2.8
        Scottish 47 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,934 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,460 62.5   Swedish 50 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,462 37.2   Swiss 13 0.3
 Same county 707 18.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 755 19.2   United States or American 583 14.0
  Same state 419 10.7   Welsh 19 0.5
  Different state 336 8.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 12 0.3   Other ancestries 296 7.1
 
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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