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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Adams 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 2,593 100.0
      enrolled in school 577 100.0   Native 2,553 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 16 2.8       Born in United States 2,549 98.3
Kindergarten 36 6.2           State of residence 1,823 70.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 326 56.5           Different state 726 28.0
High school (grades 9-12) 164 28.4       Born outside United States 4 0.2
College or graduate school 35 6.1   Foreign born 40 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 6 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 34 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 1,885 100.0       Not a citizen 6 0.2
Less than 9th grade 184 9.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 134 7.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 667 35.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 40 100.0
Some college, no degree 445 23.6   Europe 30 75.0
Associate degree 143 7.6   Asia 2 5.0
Bachelor's degree 236 12.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 76 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.1 (X)   Northern America 8 20.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,482 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,117 100.0   English only 2,392 96.4
Never married 402 19.0   Language other than English 90 3.6
Now married, except separated 1,310 61.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.7
Separated 8 0.4   Spanish 28 1.1
Widowed 279 13.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
 Female 228 10.8   Other Indo-European languages 54 2.2
Divorced 118 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.6
 Female 64 3.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 2,593 100.0
           under 18 years 13 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,327 128.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 10 76.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 69 2.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 56 2.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,975 100.0   Dutch 54 2.1
Civilian veterans 251 12.7   English 209 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 53 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,171 45.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 549 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 48 8.7   Hungarian 17 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,295 100.0   Irish¹ 190 7.3
With a disability 232 17.9   Italian 32 1.2
 Percent employed 65.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,063 82.1   Norwegian 778 30.0
 Percent employed 82.4 (X)   Polish 55 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 548 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.3
With a disability 196 35.8   Russian 125 4.8
        Scotch-Irish 35 1.3
        Scottish 34 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,482 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,640 66.1   Swedish 189 7.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 821 33.1   Swiss 5 0.2
 Same county 456 18.4   Ukrainian 3 0.1
 Different county 365 14.7   United States or American 65 2.5
  Same state 148 6.0   Welsh 8 0.3
  Different state 217 8.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 21 0.8   Other ancestries 162 6.2
 
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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