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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Darke 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 53,309 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,068 100.0   Native 52,939 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 933 7.1       Born in United States 52,810 99.1
Kindergarten 821 6.3           State of residence 43,186 81.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,515 49.9           Different state 9,624 18.1
High school (grades 9-12) 3,259 24.9       Born outside United States 129 0.2
College or graduate school 1,540 11.8   Foreign born 370 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 109 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 176 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 35,206 100.0       Not a citizen 194 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,540 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,501 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,747 50.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 370 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,876 16.7   Europe 130 35.1
Associate degree 1,994 5.7   Asia 111 30.0
Bachelor's degree 2,297 6.5   Africa 7 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 1,251 3.6   Oceania 6 1.6
        Latin America 99 26.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.8 (X)   Northern America 17 4.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 49,747 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 41,808 100.0   English only 48,820 98.1
Never married 8,294 19.8   Language other than English 927 1.9
Now married, except separated 25,790 61.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 284 0.6
Separated 556 1.3   Spanish 567 1.1
Widowed 3,136 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 184 0.4
 Female 2,517 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 239 0.5
Divorced 4,032 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.1
 Female 2,111 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 88 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 53,309 100.0
           under 18 years 604 100.0     Total ancestries reported 47,072 88.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 253 41.9   Arab 45 0.1
        Czech¹ 47 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 38 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 39,338 100.0   Dutch 1,403 2.6
Civilian veterans 5,251 13.3   English 4,318 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,227 6.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 113 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 18,906 35.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,227 100.0   Greek 72 0.1
With a disability 956 7.8   Hungarian 145 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 29,278 100.0   Irish¹ 4,497 8.4
With a disability 5,019 17.1   Italian 762 1.4
 Percent employed 55.3 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.1
No disability 24,259 82.9   Norwegian 93 0.2
 Percent employed 82.4 (X)   Polish 339 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 7,783 100.0   Portuguese 19 0.0
With a disability 3,366 43.2   Russian 85 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 410 0.8
        Scottish 675 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 49,747 100.0   Subsaharan African 20 0.0
Same house in 1995 32,656 65.6   Swedish 163 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,973 34.1   Swiss 231 0.4
 Same county 11,496 23.1   Ukrainian 10 0.0
 Different county 5,477 11.0   United States or American 7,368 13.8
  Same state 3,262 6.6   Welsh 253 0.5
  Different state 2,215 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 118 0.2   Other ancestries 3,794 7.1
 
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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