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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: York 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 14,598 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,000 100.0   Native 14,351 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 250 6.3       Born in United States 14,311 98.0
Kindergarten 146 3.6           State of residence 10,986 75.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,715 42.9           Different state 3,325 22.8
High school (grades 9-12) 999 25.0       Born outside United States 40 0.3
College or graduate school 890 22.3   Foreign born 247 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 160 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 76 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 9,579 100.0       Not a citizen 171 1.2
Less than 9th grade 456 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 771 8.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,598 37.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 247 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,217 23.1   Europe 72 29.1
Associate degree 913 9.5   Asia 54 21.9
Bachelor's degree 1,158 12.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 466 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 107 43.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.2 (X)   Northern America 14 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,753 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,642 100.0   English only 13,023 94.7
Never married 2,360 20.3   Language other than English 730 5.3
Now married, except separated 7,355 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 252 1.8
Separated 132 1.1   Spanish 277 2.0
Widowed 1,000 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 118 0.9
 Female 847 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 364 2.6
Divorced 795 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.6
 Female 425 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 57 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,598 100.0
           under 18 years 78 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,124 110.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 41 52.6   Arab 17 0.1
        Czech¹ 397 2.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 388 2.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,910 100.0   Dutch 498 3.4
Civilian veterans 1,468 13.5   English 1,465 10.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 301 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 65 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,233 49.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,527 100.0   Greek 15 0.1
With a disability 229 6.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,447 100.0   Irish¹ 1,815 12.4
With a disability 1,058 14.2   Italian 138 0.9
 Percent employed 64.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,389 85.8   Norwegian 189 1.3
 Percent employed 84.5 (X)   Polish 302 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,353 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 871 37.0   Russian 100 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 203 1.4
        Scottish 284 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,753 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,148 59.2   Swedish 958 6.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,461 39.7   Swiss 89 0.6
 Same county 2,742 19.9   Ukrainian 14 0.1
 Different county 2,719 19.8   United States or American 495 3.4
  Same state 1,459 10.6   Welsh 98 0.7
  Different state 1,260 9.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 144 1.0   Other ancestries 1,042 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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