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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Van Wert 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 29,659 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,501 100.0   Native 29,462 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 693 9.2       Born in United States 29,386 99.1
Kindergarten 399 5.3           State of residence 23,286 78.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,630 48.4           Different state 6,100 20.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,904 25.4       Born outside United States 76 0.3
College or graduate school 875 11.7   Foreign born 197 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 53 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 110 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 19,453 100.0       Not a citizen 87 0.3
Less than 9th grade 546 2.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,055 10.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,053 51.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 197 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,042 15.6   Europe 83 42.1
Associate degree 1,431 7.4   Asia 55 27.9
Bachelor's degree 1,543 7.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 783 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 49 24.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.6 (X)   Northern America 10 5.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,769 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,357 100.0   English only 27,005 97.2
Never married 4,801 20.6   Language other than English 764 2.8
Now married, except separated 14,392 61.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 188 0.7
Separated 267 1.1   Spanish 372 1.3
Widowed 1,831 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.3
 Female 1,502 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 339 1.2
Divorced 2,066 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 82 0.3
 Female 1,080 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 40 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,659 100.0
           under 18 years 251 100.0     Total ancestries reported 26,201 88.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 102 40.6   Arab 11 0.0
        Czech¹ 33 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 5 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,930 100.0   Dutch 722 2.4
Civilian veterans 3,090 14.1   English 2,102 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 755 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 87 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,955 40.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,968 100.0   Greek 56 0.2
With a disability 525 7.5   Hungarian 54 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,129 100.0   Irish¹ 2,828 9.5
With a disability 2,812 17.4   Italian 438 1.5
 Percent employed 65.3 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 13,317 82.6   Norwegian 59 0.2
 Percent employed 82.7 (X)   Polish 221 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 4,271 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.0
With a disability 1,528 35.8   Russian 30 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 305 1.0
        Scottish 335 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 27,769 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 17,921 64.5   Swedish 100 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,749 35.1   Swiss 373 1.3
 Same county 6,062 21.8   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 3,687 13.3   United States or American 2,868 9.7
  Same state 2,399 8.6   Welsh 715 2.4
  Different state 1,288 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 99 0.4   Other ancestries 2,106 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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