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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sullivan 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 73,966 100.0
      enrolled in school 18,389 100.0   Native 68,091 92.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,037 5.6       Born in United States 66,439 89.8
Kindergarten 993 5.4           State of residence 54,330 73.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,892 48.4           Different state 12,109 16.4
High school (grades 9-12) 4,737 25.8       Born outside United States 1,652 2.2
College or graduate school 2,730 14.8   Foreign born 5,875 7.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,515 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,038 4.1
  Population 25 years and over 50,228 100.0       Not a citizen 2,837 3.8
Less than 9th grade 3,664 7.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,289 16.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,024 33.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,875 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,000 17.9   Europe 2,711 46.1
Associate degree 3,884 7.7   Asia 728 12.4
Bachelor's degree 4,546 9.1   Africa 71 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 3,821 7.6   Oceania 42 0.7
        Latin America 2,219 37.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.2 (X)   Northern America 104 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 69,707 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 58,904 100.0   English only 59,786 85.8
Never married 15,527 26.4   Language other than English 9,921 14.2
Now married, except separated 31,588 53.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,956 5.7
Separated 1,841 3.1   Spanish 5,133 7.4
Widowed 4,493 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,208 3.2
 Female 3,432 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 3,990 5.7
Divorced 5,455 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,353 1.9
 Female 2,955 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 510 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 328 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 73,966 100.0
           under 18 years 1,104 100.0     Total ancestries reported 79,128 107.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 482 43.7   Arab 167 0.2
        Czech¹ 513 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 186 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 55,565 100.0   Dutch 2,358 3.2
Civilian veterans 7,788 14.0   English 5,837 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,694 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 400 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,994 18.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 16,669 100.0   Greek 488 0.7
With a disability 1,742 10.5   Hungarian 687 0.9
     Population 21 to 64 years 40,030 100.0   Irish¹ 12,413 16.8
With a disability 9,654 24.1   Italian 8,890 12.0
 Percent employed 49.5 (X)   Lithuanian 178 0.2
No disability 30,376 75.9   Norwegian 516 0.7
 Percent employed 74.6 (X)   Polish 4,072 5.5
     Population 65 years and over 10,418 100.0   Portuguese 109 0.1
With a disability 4,160 39.9   Russian 1,837 2.5
        Scotch-Irish 839 1.1
        Scottish 938 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 203 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 69,707 100.0   Subsaharan African 181 0.2
Same house in 1995 41,644 59.7   Swedish 684 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 26,992 38.7   Swiss 387 0.5
 Same county 13,103 18.8   Ukrainian 786 1.1
 Different county 13,889 19.9   United States or American 4,255 5.8
  Same state 10,086 14.5   Welsh 355 0.5
  Different state 3,803 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 423 0.6
Elsewhere in 1995 1,071 1.5   Other ancestries 15,738 21.3
 
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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