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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sullivan 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 7,219 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,520 100.0   Native 6,798 94.2
Nursery school, preschool 111 7.3       Born in United States 6,779 93.9
Kindergarten 88 5.8           State of residence 5,272 73.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 812 53.4           Different state 1,507 20.9
High school (grades 9-12) 402 26.4       Born outside United States 19 0.3
College or graduate school 107 7.0   Foreign born 421 5.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 278 3.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 96 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 4,870 100.0       Not a citizen 325 4.5
Less than 9th grade 627 12.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 716 14.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,182 44.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 421 100.0
Some college, no degree 738 15.2   Europe 5 1.2
Associate degree 200 4.1   Asia 5 1.2
Bachelor's degree 269 5.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 138 2.8   Oceania 5 1.2
        Latin America 406 96.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,710 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,692 100.0   English only 6,126 91.3
Never married 1,156 20.3   Language other than English 584 8.7
Now married, except separated 3,281 57.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 423 6.3
Separated 79 1.4   Spanish 566 8.4
Widowed 558 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 413 6.2
 Female 437 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 13 0.2
Divorced 618 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
 Female 289 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,219 100.0
           under 18 years 92 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,495 76.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 43 46.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 31 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 29 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,398 100.0   Dutch 159 2.2
Civilian veterans 659 12.2   English 496 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 85 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 997 13.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,540 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 99 6.4   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,824 100.0   Irish¹ 631 8.7
With a disability 917 24.0   Italian 74 1.0
 Percent employed 58.3 (X)   Lithuanian 1 0.0
No disability 2,907 76.0   Norwegian 33 0.5
 Percent employed 80.6 (X)   Polish 17 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,234 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.3
With a disability 657 53.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 120 1.7
        Scottish 65 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,710 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,899 58.1   Swedish 50 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,618 39.0   Swiss 15 0.2
 Same county 1,186 17.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,432 21.3   United States or American 1,609 22.3
  Same state 735 11.0   Welsh 48 0.7
  Different state 697 10.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 193 2.9   Other ancestries 1,001 13.9
 
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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