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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Middlesex 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 750,162 100.0
      enrolled in school 200,431 100.0   Native 568,401 75.8
Nursery school, preschool 14,823 7.4       Born in United States 551,097 73.5
Kindergarten 10,709 5.3           State of residence 377,790 50.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 80,699 40.3           Different state 173,307 23.1
High school (grades 9-12) 39,323 19.6       Born outside United States 17,304 2.3
College or graduate school 54,877 27.4   Foreign born 181,761 24.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 86,989 11.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 77,921 10.4
  Population 25 years and over 501,552 100.0       Not a citizen 103,840 13.8
Less than 9th grade 31,015 6.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 47,449 9.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 145,657 29.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 181,761 100.0
Some college, no degree 84,865 16.9   Europe 34,136 18.8
Associate degree 27,033 5.4   Asia 82,374 45.3
Bachelor's degree 102,750 20.5   Africa 10,256 5.6
Graduate or professional degree 62,783 12.5   Oceania 256 0.1
        Latin America 53,276 29.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.4 (X)   Northern America 1,463 0.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 33.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 701,409 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 600,775 100.0   English only 467,470 66.6
Never married 167,490 27.9   Language other than English 233,939 33.4
Now married, except separated 341,446 56.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 94,188 13.4
Separated 10,882 1.8   Spanish 85,403 12.2
Widowed 39,216 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42,256 6.0
 Female 32,374 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 85,050 12.1
Divorced 41,741 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 29,260 4.2
 Female 25,231 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 48,288 6.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 18,184 2.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 750,162 100.0
           under 18 years 16,590 100.0     Total ancestries reported 865,055 115.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,105 24.7   Arab 9,038 1.2
        Czech¹ 4,740 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,478 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 573,063 100.0   Dutch 6,160 0.8
Civilian veterans 55,535 9.7   English 29,915 4.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 8,690 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,448 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 76,633 10.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 158,077 100.0   Greek 5,332 0.7
With a disability 10,750 6.8   Hungarian 24,667 3.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 446,372 100.0   Irish¹ 103,296 13.8
With a disability 67,547 15.1   Italian 120,402 16.1
 Percent employed 61.3 (X)   Lithuanian 3,328 0.4
No disability 378,825 84.9   Norwegian 4,175 0.6
 Percent employed 78.4 (X)   Polish 73,803 9.8
     Population 65 years and over 89,321 100.0   Portuguese 7,148 1.0
With a disability 34,085 38.2   Russian 24,249 3.2
        Scotch-Irish 5,032 0.7
        Scottish 6,917 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8,147 1.1
  Population 5 years and over 701,409 100.0   Subsaharan African 8,724 1.2
Same house in 1995 403,418 57.5   Swedish 4,067 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 252,879 36.1   Swiss 959 0.1
 Same county 132,482 18.9   Ukrainian 9,759 1.3
 Different county 120,397 17.2   United States or American 19,072 2.5
  Same state 70,966 10.1   Welsh 2,482 0.3
  Different state 49,431 7.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8,654 1.2
Elsewhere in 1995 45,112 6.4   Other ancestries 283,740 37.8
 
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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