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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Broome 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 200,536 100.0
      enrolled in school 56,153 100.0   Native 190,000 94.7
Nursery school, preschool 3,298 5.9       Born in United States 188,628 94.1
Kindergarten 2,690 4.8           State of residence 152,199 75.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 22,164 39.5           Different state 36,429 18.2
High school (grades 9-12) 10,790 19.2       Born outside United States 1,372 0.7
College or graduate school 17,211 30.7   Foreign born 10,536 5.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,522 2.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5,834 2.9
  Population 25 years and over 132,541 100.0       Not a citizen 4,702 2.3
Less than 9th grade 6,756 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14,705 11.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 43,393 32.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 10,536 100.0
Some college, no degree 24,311 18.3   Europe 4,216 40.0
Associate degree 13,355 10.1   Asia 4,290 40.7
Bachelor's degree 16,662 12.6   Africa 400 3.8
Graduate or professional degree 13,359 10.1   Oceania 41 0.4
        Latin America 1,175 11.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.8 (X)   Northern America 414 3.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 189,216 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 162,299 100.0   English only 172,346 91.1
Never married 46,767 28.8   Language other than English 16,870 8.9
Now married, except separated 82,398 50.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,520 2.9
Separated 4,288 2.6   Spanish 3,688 1.9
Widowed 13,469 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 946 0.5
 Female 10,964 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 8,562 4.5
Divorced 15,377 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,864 1.5
 Female 8,917 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,736 2.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,471 0.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 200,536 100.0
           under 18 years 2,371 100.0     Total ancestries reported 231,774 115.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,221 51.5   Arab 1,031 0.5
        Czech¹ 3,416 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 378 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 154,392 100.0   Dutch 6,501 3.2
Civilian veterans 21,242 13.8   English 28,947 14.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,582 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,785 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 31,638 15.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 45,506 100.0   Greek 1,355 0.7
With a disability 4,068 8.9   Hungarian 1,149 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 109,454 100.0   Irish¹ 38,481 19.2
With a disability 19,298 17.6   Italian 25,868 12.9
 Percent employed 52.6 (X)   Lithuanian 1,421 0.7
No disability 90,156 82.4   Norwegian 945 0.5
 Percent employed 79.0 (X)   Polish 13,546 6.8
     Population 65 years and over 30,844 100.0   Portuguese 200 0.1
With a disability 11,899 38.6   Russian 4,832 2.4
        Scotch-Irish 2,472 1.2
        Scottish 3,810 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7,792 3.9
  Population 5 years and over 189,216 100.0   Subsaharan African 768 0.4
Same house in 1995 112,371 59.4   Swedish 1,970 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 74,142 39.2   Swiss 733 0.4
 Same county 47,820 25.3   Ukrainian 2,847 1.4
 Different county 26,322 13.9   United States or American 10,630 5.3
  Same state 17,221 9.1   Welsh 4,246 2.1
  Different state 9,101 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 763 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 2,703 1.4   Other ancestries 28,668 14.3
 
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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