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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gates 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 10,516 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,709 100.0   Native 10,399 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 104 3.8       Born in United States 10,362 98.5
Kindergarten 152 5.6           State of residence 5,940 56.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,411 52.1           Different state 4,422 42.1
High school (grades 9-12) 718 26.5       Born outside United States 37 0.4
College or graduate school 324 12.0   Foreign born 117 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 60 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 43 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 7,095 100.0       Not a citizen 74 0.7
Less than 9th grade 742 10.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,288 18.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,506 35.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 117 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,369 19.3   Europe 20 17.1
Associate degree 447 6.3   Asia 68 58.1
Bachelor's degree 585 8.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 158 2.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 16 13.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.4 (X)   Northern America 13 11.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,916 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,182 100.0   English only 9,661 97.4
Never married 1,775 21.7   Language other than English 255 2.6
Now married, except separated 4,847 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 104 1.0
Separated 208 2.5   Spanish 89 0.9
Widowed 766 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.3
 Female 628 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 89 0.9
Divorced 586 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.4
 Female 278 3.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 61 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,516 100.0
           under 18 years 233 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,831 74.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 109 46.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 7 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,699 100.0   Dutch 27 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,037 13.5   English 748 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 107 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 48 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 421 4.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,486 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 146 5.9   Hungarian 18 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,772 100.0   Irish¹ 374 3.6
With a disability 1,597 27.7   Italian 153 1.5
 Percent employed 53.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,175 72.3   Norwegian 1 0.0
 Percent employed 73.5 (X)   Polish 57 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,500 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 852 56.8   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 168 1.6
        Scottish 30 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 9,916 100.0   Subsaharan African 42 0.4
Same house in 1995 6,632 66.9   Swedish 21 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,250 32.8   Swiss 8 0.1
 Same county 1,252 12.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,998 20.1   United States or American 2,002 19.0
  Same state 674 6.8   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 1,324 13.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 34 0.3   Other ancestries 3,577 34.0
 
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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