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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Otsego 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 61,676 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,248 100.0   Native 60,260 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 716 3.7       Born in United States 59,774 96.9
Kindergarten 757 3.9           State of residence 50,063 81.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,924 36.0           Different state 9,711 15.7
High school (grades 9-12) 3,636 18.9       Born outside United States 486 0.8
College or graduate school 7,215 37.5   Foreign born 1,416 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 240 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 993 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 38,808 100.0       Not a citizen 423 0.7
Less than 9th grade 2,006 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,599 11.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,461 34.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,416 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,791 17.5   Europe 763 53.9
Associate degree 3,403 8.8   Asia 225 15.9
Bachelor's degree 4,736 12.2   Africa 39 2.8
Graduate or professional degree 3,812 9.8   Oceania 10 0.7
        Latin America 223 15.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.0 (X)   Northern America 156 11.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 58,752 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 50,536 100.0   English only 55,731 94.9
Never married 13,584 26.9   Language other than English 3,021 5.1
Now married, except separated 27,716 54.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 792 1.3
Separated 1,320 2.6   Spanish 1,244 2.1
Widowed 3,706 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 277 0.5
 Female 2,976 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 1,457 2.5
Divorced 4,210 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 428 0.7
 Female 2,195 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 203 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 61,676 100.0
           under 18 years 562 100.0     Total ancestries reported 67,236 109.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 257 45.7   Arab 222 0.4
        Czech¹ 383 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 403 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 47,708 100.0   Dutch 3,225 5.2
Civilian veterans 6,225 13.0   English 10,097 16.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,523 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 882 1.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,901 17.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,979 100.0   Greek 369 0.6
With a disability 1,360 8.5   Hungarian 420 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 33,295 100.0   Irish¹ 10,835 17.6
With a disability 6,460 19.4   Italian 6,504 10.5
 Percent employed 50.1 (X)   Lithuanian 186 0.3
No disability 26,835 80.6   Norwegian 810 1.3
 Percent employed 78.0 (X)   Polish 2,455 4.0
     Population 65 years and over 8,881 100.0   Portuguese 122 0.2
With a disability 3,352 37.7   Russian 772 1.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,063 1.7
        Scottish 1,833 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 174 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 58,752 100.0   Subsaharan African 82 0.1
Same house in 1995 34,370 58.5   Swedish 630 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 23,988 40.8   Swiss 245 0.4
 Same county 11,363 19.3   Ukrainian 293 0.5
 Different county 12,625 21.5   United States or American 4,221 6.8
  Same state 9,892 16.8   Welsh 944 1.5
  Different state 2,733 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 84 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 394 0.7   Other ancestries 6,558 10.6
 
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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