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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grafton 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 81,743 100.0
      enrolled in school 24,139 100.0   Native 78,552 96.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,043 4.3       Born in United States 77,848 95.2
Kindergarten 883 3.7           State of residence 36,964 45.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,565 35.5           Different state 40,884 50.0
High school (grades 9-12) 4,476 18.5       Born outside United States 704 0.9
College or graduate school 9,172 38.0   Foreign born 3,191 3.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,209 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,527 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 52,795 100.0       Not a citizen 1,664 2.0
Less than 9th grade 1,951 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,556 8.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,355 31.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,191 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,932 16.9   Europe 1,272 39.9
Associate degree 3,754 7.1   Asia 870 27.3
Bachelor's degree 9,736 18.4   Africa 54 1.7
Graduate or professional degree 7,511 14.2   Oceania 47 1.5
        Latin America 310 9.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.7 (X)   Northern America 638 20.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 32.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 77,524 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 67,226 100.0   English only 73,184 94.4
Never married 19,685 29.3   Language other than English 4,340 5.6
Now married, except separated 35,685 53.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 847 1.1
Separated 675 1.0   Spanish 984 1.3
Widowed 4,119 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 164 0.2
 Female 3,397 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 2,434 3.1
Divorced 7,062 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 434 0.6
 Female 3,838 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 752 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 208 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 81,743 100.0
           under 18 years 567 100.0     Total ancestries reported 92,653 113.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 207 36.5   Arab 262 0.3
        Czech¹ 301 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 309 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 63,821 100.0   Dutch 1,134 1.4
Civilian veterans 9,248 14.5   English 17,465 21.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 10,347 12.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5,047 6.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,174 10.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 19,647 100.0   Greek 601 0.7
With a disability 1,542 7.8   Hungarian 300 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 46,659 100.0   Irish¹ 13,368 16.4
With a disability 6,917 14.8   Italian 4,722 5.8
 Percent employed 65.2 (X)   Lithuanian 321 0.4
No disability 39,742 85.2   Norwegian 751 0.9
 Percent employed 81.3 (X)   Polish 2,487 3.0
     Population 65 years and over 10,187 100.0   Portuguese 674 0.8
With a disability 3,876 38.0   Russian 1,053 1.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,991 2.4
        Scottish 4,773 5.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 65 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 77,524 100.0   Subsaharan African 99 0.1
Same house in 1995 42,233 54.5   Swedish 1,593 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 34,231 44.2   Swiss 323 0.4
 Same county 15,297 19.7   Ukrainian 222 0.3
 Different county 18,934 24.4   United States or American 5,096 6.2
  Same state 4,855 6.3   Welsh 667 0.8
  Different state 14,079 18.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 84 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,060 1.4   Other ancestries 10,424 12.8
 
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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