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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Greene 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 147,886 100.0
      enrolled in school 46,402 100.0   Native 142,788 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 2,638 5.7       Born in United States 140,924 95.3
Kindergarten 1,682 3.6           State of residence 94,059 63.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 16,839 36.3           Different state 46,865 31.7
High school (grades 9-12) 8,336 18.0       Born outside United States 1,864 1.3
College or graduate school 16,907 36.4   Foreign born 5,098 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,179 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,593 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 92,414 100.0       Not a citizen 2,505 1.7
Less than 9th grade 3,310 3.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,919 8.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 26,773 29.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,098 100.0
Some college, no degree 19,900 21.5   Europe 1,340 26.3
Associate degree 5,775 6.2   Asia 2,774 54.4
Bachelor's degree 15,861 17.2   Africa 214 4.2
Graduate or professional degree 12,876 13.9   Oceania 59 1.2
        Latin America 456 8.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.8 (X)   Northern America 255 5.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 31.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 139,268 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 119,002 100.0   English only 131,546 94.5
Never married 31,549 26.5   Language other than English 7,722 5.5
Now married, except separated 68,980 58.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,561 1.8
Separated 1,352 1.1   Spanish 2,411 1.7
Widowed 6,183 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 727 0.5
 Female 5,051 4.2   Other Indo-European languages 2,923 2.1
Divorced 10,938 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 754 0.5
 Female 6,465 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,892 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 967 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 147,886 100.0
           under 18 years 1,984 100.0     Total ancestries reported 146,989 99.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 940 47.4   Arab 589 0.4
        Czech¹ 415 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 408 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 110,019 100.0   Dutch 3,320 2.2
Civilian veterans 17,640 16.0   English 18,229 12.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,757 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 786 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 35,819 24.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 37,226 100.0   Greek 490 0.3
With a disability 2,584 6.9   Hungarian 962 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 81,838 100.0   Irish¹ 18,403 12.4
With a disability 11,322 13.8   Italian 4,454 3.0
 Percent employed 55.1 (X)   Lithuanian 326 0.2
No disability 70,516 86.2   Norwegian 1,354 0.9
 Percent employed 78.7 (X)   Polish 3,101 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 16,259 100.0   Portuguese 153 0.1
With a disability 6,352 39.1   Russian 438 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 2,912 2.0
        Scottish 3,642 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 275 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 139,268 100.0   Subsaharan African 770 0.5
Same house in 1995 73,742 52.9   Swedish 1,475 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 63,073 45.3   Swiss 524 0.4
 Same county 25,517 18.3   Ukrainian 245 0.2
 Different county 37,556 27.0   United States or American 16,042 10.8
  Same state 22,704 16.3   Welsh 1,774 1.2
  Different state 14,852 10.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 162 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 2,453 1.8   Other ancestries 26,164 17.7
 
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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