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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Guernsey 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 40,792 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,866 100.0   Native 40,347 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 608 6.2       Born in United States 40,232 98.6
Kindergarten 577 5.8           State of residence 33,445 82.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,055 51.2           Different state 6,787 16.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,521 25.6       Born outside United States 115 0.3
College or graduate school 1,105 11.2   Foreign born 445 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 90 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 284 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 26,839 100.0       Not a citizen 161 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,663 6.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,123 15.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,400 46.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 445 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,474 16.7   Europe 190 42.7
Associate degree 1,489 5.5   Asia 140 31.5
Bachelor's degree 1,634 6.1   Africa 8 1.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,056 3.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 51 11.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.4 (X)   Northern America 56 12.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,024 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,960 100.0   English only 36,510 96.0
Never married 6,916 21.6   Language other than English 1,514 4.0
Now married, except separated 18,285 57.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 419 1.1
Separated 624 2.0   Spanish 474 1.2
Widowed 2,460 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 144 0.4
 Female 2,031 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 953 2.5
Divorced 3,675 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 251 0.7
 Female 1,899 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 70 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 40,792 100.0
           under 18 years 594 100.0     Total ancestries reported 35,060 85.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 289 48.7   Arab 260 0.6
        Czech¹ 359 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 18 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,057 100.0   Dutch 1,068 2.6
Civilian veterans 4,524 15.1   English 4,487 11.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 780 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 88 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,704 18.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,373 100.0   Greek 187 0.5
With a disability 762 8.1   Hungarian 233 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,612 100.0   Irish¹ 5,702 14.0
With a disability 4,724 20.9   Italian 993 2.4
 Percent employed 45.4 (X)   Lithuanian 35 0.1
No disability 17,888 79.1   Norwegian 98 0.2
 Percent employed 73.7 (X)   Polish 859 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 5,579 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 2,427 43.5   Russian 70 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 906 2.2
        Scottish 630 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,162 2.8
  Population 5 years and over 38,024 100.0   Subsaharan African 50 0.1
Same house in 1995 22,794 59.9   Swedish 131 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,166 39.9   Swiss 187 0.5
 Same county 9,704 25.5   Ukrainian 41 0.1
 Different county 5,462 14.4   United States or American 4,572 11.2
  Same state 3,951 10.4   Welsh 524 1.3
  Different state 1,511 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 64 0.2   Other ancestries 3,901 9.6
 
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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