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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rockland 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 286,753 100.0
      enrolled in school 84,629 100.0   Native 231,987 80.9
Nursery school, preschool 6,771 8.0       Born in United States 227,005 79.2
Kindergarten 4,493 5.3           State of residence 191,247 66.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 37,668 44.5           Different state 35,758 12.5
High school (grades 9-12) 17,854 21.1       Born outside United States 4,982 1.7
College or graduate school 17,843 21.1   Foreign born 54,766 19.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 19,024 6.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 27,846 9.7
  Population 25 years and over 184,012 100.0       Not a citizen 26,920 9.4
Less than 9th grade 10,886 5.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16,130 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 41,428 22.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 54,766 100.0
Some college, no degree 32,908 17.9   Europe 14,472 26.4
Associate degree 13,660 7.4   Asia 14,273 26.1
Bachelor's degree 39,029 21.2   Africa 1,221 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 29,971 16.3   Oceania 71 0.1
        Latin America 23,962 43.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.3 (X)   Northern America 767 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 37.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 265,002 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 218,933 100.0   English only 185,673 70.1
Never married 58,457 26.7   Language other than English 79,329 29.9
Now married, except separated 129,992 59.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32,930 12.4
Separated 4,065 1.9   Spanish 24,218 9.1
Widowed 13,436 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11,391 4.3
 Female 11,216 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 39,869 15.0
Divorced 12,983 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16,382 6.2
 Female 8,522 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10,343 3.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,820 1.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 286,753 100.0
           under 18 years 6,100 100.0     Total ancestries reported 312,070 108.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,174 19.2   Arab 1,216 0.4
        Czech¹ 1,674 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 264 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 206,476 100.0   Dutch 2,614 0.9
Civilian veterans 19,286 9.3   English 11,159 3.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,138 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 907 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 24,141 8.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 68,078 100.0   Greek 2,522 0.9
With a disability 4,444 6.5   Hungarian 4,624 1.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 161,860 100.0   Irish¹ 48,264 16.8
With a disability 27,257 16.8   Italian 48,802 17.0
 Percent employed 65.2 (X)   Lithuanian 807 0.3
No disability 134,603 83.2   Norwegian 1,341 0.5
 Percent employed 78.2 (X)   Polish 14,221 5.0
     Population 65 years and over 31,819 100.0   Portuguese 635 0.2
With a disability 11,050 34.7   Russian 13,200 4.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,701 0.6
        Scottish 2,284 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 573 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 265,002 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,753 0.6
Same house in 1995 170,846 64.5   Swedish 1,357 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 85,134 32.1   Swiss 558 0.2
 Same county 51,199 19.3   Ukrainian 1,867 0.7
 Different county 33,935 12.8   United States or American 14,296 5.0
  Same state 22,579 8.5   Welsh 537 0.2
  Different state 11,356 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15,028 5.2
Elsewhere in 1995 9,022 3.4   Other ancestries 92,587 32.3
 
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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