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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mahoning 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 257,555 100.0
      enrolled in school 64,677 100.0   Native 251,494 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 4,917 7.6       Born in United States 248,801 96.6
Kindergarten 3,744 5.8           State of residence 199,365 77.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 28,414 43.9           Different state 49,436 19.2
High school (grades 9-12) 14,866 23.0       Born outside United States 2,693 1.0
College or graduate school 12,736 19.7   Foreign born 6,061 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,293 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,382 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 174,803 100.0       Not a citizen 1,679 0.7
Less than 9th grade 6,686 3.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 24,017 13.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 70,163 40.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,061 100.0
Some college, no degree 34,913 20.0   Europe 4,100 67.6
Associate degree 8,467 4.8   Asia 1,117 18.4
Bachelor's degree 20,675 11.8   Africa 91 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 9,882 5.7   Oceania 14 0.2
        Latin America 484 8.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.4 (X)   Northern America 255 4.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 242,267 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 207,181 100.0   English only 225,310 93.0
Never married 54,286 26.2   Language other than English 16,957 7.0
Now married, except separated 107,874 52.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,636 2.3
Separated 3,819 1.8   Spanish 6,415 2.6
Widowed 20,030 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,329 1.0
 Female 16,027 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 8,719 3.6
Divorced 21,172 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,675 1.1
 Female 12,236 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 667 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 302 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 257,555 100.0
           under 18 years 5,070 100.0     Total ancestries reported 304,594 118.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,386 47.1   Arab 2,117 0.8
        Czech¹ 1,578 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 236 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 196,601 100.0   Dutch 3,358 1.3
Civilian veterans 29,451 15.0   English 20,597 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,852 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 518 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 50,078 19.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 54,955 100.0   Greek 2,792 1.1
With a disability 4,299 7.8   Hungarian 6,708 2.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 138,323 100.0   Irish¹ 36,215 14.1
With a disability 25,729 18.6   Italian 45,957 17.8
 Percent employed 48.4 (X)   Lithuanian 693 0.3
No disability 112,594 81.4   Norwegian 500 0.2
 Percent employed 76.6 (X)   Polish 12,150 4.7
     Population 65 years and over 43,529 100.0   Portuguese 99 0.0
With a disability 17,713 40.7   Russian 2,341 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 4,140 1.6
        Scottish 4,419 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 20,912 8.1
  Population 5 years and over 242,267 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,232 0.5
Same house in 1995 155,464 64.2   Swedish 2,543 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 85,155 35.1   Swiss 1,449 0.6
 Same county 58,896 24.3   Ukrainian 3,799 1.5
 Different county 26,259 10.8   United States or American 10,910 4.2
  Same state 15,450 6.4   Welsh 5,478 2.1
  Different state 10,809 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 187 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,648 0.7   Other ancestries 59,736 23.2
 
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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