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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Lawrence 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 111,931 100.0
      enrolled in school 32,990 100.0   Native 108,131 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,230 3.7       Born in United States 106,942 95.5
Kindergarten 1,463 4.4           State of residence 93,443 83.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,721 38.6           Different state 13,499 12.1
High school (grades 9-12) 6,396 19.4       Born outside United States 1,189 1.1
College or graduate school 11,180 33.9   Foreign born 3,800 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,186 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,908 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 70,201 100.0       Not a citizen 1,892 1.7
Less than 9th grade 4,680 6.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,897 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 26,494 37.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,800 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,974 15.6   Europe 1,004 26.4
Associate degree 6,630 9.4   Asia 612 16.1
Bachelor's degree 5,955 8.5   Africa 48 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 5,571 7.9   Oceania 32 0.8
        Latin America 678 17.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.2 (X)   Northern America 1,426 37.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 105,957 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 90,703 100.0   English only 100,287 94.6
Never married 28,485 31.4   Language other than English 5,670 5.4
Now married, except separated 46,287 51.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,891 1.8
Separated 2,241 2.5   Spanish 1,631 1.5
Widowed 6,500 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 564 0.5
 Female 5,261 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 3,241 3.1
Divorced 7,190 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,070 1.0
 Female 3,822 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 400 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 211 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 111,931 100.0
           under 18 years 1,313 100.0     Total ancestries reported 112,478 100.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 720 54.8   Arab 411 0.4
        Czech¹ 227 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 118 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 85,545 100.0   Dutch 2,680 2.4
Civilian veterans 11,276 13.2   English 14,102 12.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 18,788 16.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7,702 6.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,378 8.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 28,335 100.0   Greek 163 0.1
With a disability 2,687 9.5   Hungarian 1,102 1.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 59,520 100.0   Irish¹ 17,557 15.7
With a disability 12,089 20.3   Italian 5,589 5.0
 Percent employed 43.0 (X)   Lithuanian 158 0.1
No disability 47,431 79.7   Norwegian 407 0.4
 Percent employed 73.8 (X)   Polish 2,444 2.2
     Population 65 years and over 13,636 100.0   Portuguese 152 0.1
With a disability 5,714 41.9   Russian 409 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,997 1.8
        Scottish 4,045 3.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 129 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 105,957 100.0   Subsaharan African 104 0.1
Same house in 1995 62,483 59.0   Swedish 569 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 42,297 39.9   Swiss 195 0.2
 Same county 25,800 24.3   Ukrainian 268 0.2
 Different county 16,497 15.6   United States or American 11,340 10.1
  Same state 9,976 9.4   Welsh 909 0.8
  Different state 6,521 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 195 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,177 1.1   Other ancestries 11,340 10.1
 
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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