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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Delaware 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 109,989 100.0
      enrolled in school 30,948 100.0   Native 107,117 97.4
Nursery school, preschool 2,798 9.0       Born in United States 106,537 96.9
Kindergarten 1,844 6.0           State of residence 76,508 69.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,958 45.1           Different state 30,029 27.3
High school (grades 9-12) 6,222 20.1       Born outside United States 580 0.5
College or graduate school 6,126 19.8   Foreign born 2,872 2.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,155 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,418 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 70,617 100.0       Not a citizen 1,454 1.3
Less than 9th grade 1,093 1.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,955 5.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,617 24.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,872 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,553 20.6   Europe 797 27.8
Associate degree 4,421 6.3   Asia 1,456 50.7
Bachelor's degree 19,897 28.2   Africa 93 3.2
Graduate or professional degree 9,081 12.9   Oceania 23 0.8
        Latin America 264 9.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 92.9 (X)   Northern America 239 8.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 41.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 101,246 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 83,696 100.0   English only 96,466 95.3
Never married 16,395 19.6   Language other than English 4,780 4.7
Now married, except separated 56,621 67.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,338 1.3
Separated 781 0.9   Spanish 1,516 1.5
Widowed 3,398 4.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 472 0.5
 Female 2,705 3.2   Other Indo-European languages 1,999 2.0
Divorced 6,501 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 447 0.4
 Female 3,715 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,008 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 386 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 109,989 100.0
           under 18 years 1,239 100.0     Total ancestries reported 118,533 107.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 430 34.7   Arab 645 0.6
        Czech¹ 583 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 342 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 78,909 100.0   Dutch 2,344 2.1
Civilian veterans 9,637 12.2   English 14,410 13.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,025 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 581 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 31,637 28.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 25,803 100.0   Greek 468 0.4
With a disability 1,552 6.0   Hungarian 1,295 1.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 65,933 100.0   Irish¹ 16,628 15.1
With a disability 7,497 11.4   Italian 7,342 6.7
 Percent employed 67.7 (X)   Lithuanian 255 0.2
No disability 58,436 88.6   Norwegian 826 0.8
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 3,385 3.1
     Population 65 years and over 8,342 100.0   Portuguese 83 0.1
With a disability 3,118 37.4   Russian 583 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 2,195 2.0
        Scottish 3,334 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 725 0.7
  Population 5 years and over 101,246 100.0   Subsaharan African 150 0.1
Same house in 1995 47,214 46.6   Swedish 1,228 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 53,302 52.6   Swiss 717 0.7
 Same county 14,449 14.3   Ukrainian 382 0.3
 Different county 38,853 38.4   United States or American 8,946 8.1
  Same state 28,327 28.0   Welsh 2,535 2.3
  Different state 10,526 10.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 38 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 730 0.7   Other ancestries 13,851 12.6
 
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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