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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chenango 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 51,401 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,094 100.0   Native 50,514 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 744 5.7       Born in United States 50,245 97.8
Kindergarten 751 5.7           State of residence 43,231 84.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,684 51.0           Different state 7,014 13.6
High school (grades 9-12) 3,332 25.4       Born outside United States 269 0.5
College or graduate school 1,583 12.1   Foreign born 887 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 155 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 591 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 34,363 100.0       Not a citizen 296 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,932 5.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,744 13.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,702 39.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 887 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,936 17.3   Europe 526 59.3
Associate degree 3,084 9.0   Asia 179 20.2
Bachelor's degree 2,901 8.4   Africa 2 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 2,064 6.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 59 6.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.6 (X)   Northern America 121 13.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 48,341 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 40,442 100.0   English only 46,520 96.2
Never married 9,326 23.1   Language other than English 1,821 3.8
Now married, except separated 22,478 55.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 523 1.1
Separated 1,272 3.1   Spanish 603 1.2
Widowed 3,114 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 162 0.3
 Female 2,502 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 1,061 2.2
Divorced 4,252 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 310 0.6
 Female 2,269 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 109 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 51,401 100.0
           under 18 years 585 100.0     Total ancestries reported 53,070 103.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 314 53.7   Arab 162 0.3
        Czech¹ 205 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 293 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 37,922 100.0   Dutch 2,634 5.1
Civilian veterans 5,932 15.6   English 10,057 19.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,930 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 673 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,490 16.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,988 100.0   Greek 88 0.2
With a disability 1,280 10.7   Hungarian 205 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 28,290 100.0   Irish¹ 8,095 15.7
With a disability 6,236 22.0   Italian 4,085 7.9
 Percent employed 50.7 (X)   Lithuanian 206 0.4
No disability 22,054 78.0   Norwegian 526 1.0
 Percent employed 79.2 (X)   Polish 1,744 3.4
     Population 65 years and over 7,061 100.0   Portuguese 39 0.1
With a disability 2,997 42.4   Russian 281 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 688 1.3
        Scottish 1,261 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 167 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 48,341 100.0   Subsaharan African 34 0.1
Same house in 1995 30,603 63.3   Swedish 481 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,585 36.4   Swiss 154 0.3
 Same county 10,944 22.6   Ukrainian 191 0.4
 Different county 6,641 13.7   United States or American 4,631 9.0
  Same state 4,890 10.1   Welsh 878 1.7
  Different state 1,751 3.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 16 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 153 0.3   Other ancestries 4,856 9.4
 
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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