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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Athens 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 62,223 100.0
      enrolled in school 28,058 100.0   Native 60,180 96.7
Nursery school, preschool 728 2.6       Born in United States 59,831 96.2
Kindergarten 529 1.9           State of residence 45,798 73.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,226 18.6           Different state 14,033 22.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,780 9.9       Born outside United States 349 0.6
College or graduate school 18,795 67.0   Foreign born 2,043 3.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,423 2.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 399 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 31,563 100.0       Not a citizen 1,644 2.6
Less than 9th grade 1,347 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,037 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,790 34.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,043 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,212 16.5   Europe 394 19.3
Associate degree 2,064 6.5   Asia 1,248 61.1
Bachelor's degree 3,970 12.6   Africa 64 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 4,143 13.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 209 10.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.9 (X)   Northern America 128 6.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 59,224 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 52,935 100.0   English only 56,027 94.6
Never married 22,702 42.9   Language other than English 3,197 5.4
Now married, except separated 22,966 43.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,180 2.0
Separated 613 1.2   Spanish 1,006 1.7
Widowed 2,543 4.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 345 0.6
 Female 2,116 4.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,017 1.7
Divorced 4,111 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 262 0.4
 Female 2,330 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 851 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 431 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 62,223 100.0
           under 18 years 541 100.0     Total ancestries reported 58,764 94.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 294 54.3   Arab 425 0.7
        Czech¹ 272 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 117 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 50,748 100.0   Dutch 1,370 2.2
Civilian veterans 5,070 10.0   English 7,048 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,126 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 211 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,156 21.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 18,313 100.0   Greek 260 0.4
With a disability 1,406 7.7   Hungarian 850 1.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,741 100.0   Irish¹ 8,830 14.2
With a disability 6,082 17.5   Italian 2,825 4.5
 Percent employed 43.0 (X)   Lithuanian 116 0.2
No disability 28,659 82.5   Norwegian 263 0.4
 Percent employed 67.8 (X)   Polish 1,884 3.0
     Population 65 years and over 5,397 100.0   Portuguese 39 0.1
With a disability 2,251 41.7   Russian 420 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 1,063 1.7
        Scottish 1,549 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 299 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 59,224 100.0   Subsaharan African 156 0.3
Same house in 1995 26,305 44.4   Swedish 427 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 31,640 53.4   Swiss 317 0.5
 Same county 11,309 19.1   Ukrainian 236 0.4
 Different county 20,331 34.3   United States or American 5,963 9.6
  Same state 15,515 26.2   Welsh 1,175 1.9
  Different state 4,816 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 107 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,279 2.2   Other ancestries 8,260 13.3
 
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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