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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Orleans 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 44,171 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,701 100.0   Native 42,999 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 642 6.0       Born in United States 42,504 96.2
Kindergarten 695 6.5           State of residence 37,482 84.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,412 50.6           Different state 5,022 11.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,744 25.6       Born outside United States 495 1.1
College or graduate school 1,208 11.3   Foreign born 1,172 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 278 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 377 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 29,043 100.0       Not a citizen 795 1.8
Less than 9th grade 1,974 6.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,872 16.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,519 39.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,172 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,616 15.9   Europe 277 23.6
Associate degree 2,296 7.9   Asia 71 6.1
Bachelor's degree 2,381 8.2   Africa 29 2.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,385 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 664 56.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.4 (X)   Northern America 131 11.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 41,389 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 34,749 100.0   English only 39,474 95.4
Never married 9,961 28.7   Language other than English 1,915 4.6
Now married, except separated 18,100 52.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 658 1.6
Separated 1,104 3.2   Spanish 1,210 2.9
Widowed 2,486 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 478 1.2
 Female 1,976 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 597 1.4
Divorced 3,098 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 142 0.3
 Female 1,586 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 50 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 44,171 100.0
           under 18 years 744 100.0     Total ancestries reported 49,237 111.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 260 34.9   Arab 30 0.1
        Czech¹ 91 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 104 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 32,581 100.0   Dutch 1,535 3.5
Civilian veterans 4,246 13.0   English 8,873 20.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,431 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 778 1.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,763 24.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,318 100.0   Greek 220 0.5
With a disability 976 9.5   Hungarian 251 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,665 100.0   Irish¹ 6,496 14.7
With a disability 4,560 20.1   Italian 4,512 10.2
 Percent employed 54.4 (X)   Lithuanian 84 0.2
No disability 18,105 79.9   Norwegian 207 0.5
 Percent employed 79.2 (X)   Polish 3,277 7.4
     Population 65 years and over 5,120 100.0   Portuguese 31 0.1
With a disability 1,998 39.0   Russian 55 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 526 1.2
        Scottish 1,101 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 41,389 100.0   Subsaharan African 66 0.1
Same house in 1995 24,864 60.1   Swedish 150 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,946 38.5   Swiss 69 0.2
 Same county 9,083 21.9   Ukrainian 294 0.7
 Different county 6,863 16.6   United States or American 3,240 7.3
  Same state 5,854 14.1   Welsh 222 0.5
  Different state 1,009 2.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 77 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 579 1.4   Other ancestries 4,742 10.7
 
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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