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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 37,077 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,983 100.0   Native 36,577 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 466 5.8       Born in United States 36,460 98.3
Kindergarten 475 6.0           State of residence 18,428 49.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,262 53.4           Different state 18,032 48.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,984 24.9       Born outside United States 117 0.3
College or graduate school 796 10.0   Foreign born 500 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 206 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 186 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 25,549 100.0       Not a citizen 314 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,658 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,634 18.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,461 37.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 500 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,148 20.1   Europe 103 20.6
Associate degree 1,243 4.9   Asia 38 7.6
Bachelor's degree 2,112 8.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,293 5.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 326 65.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.4 (X)   Northern America 33 6.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 34,813 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 29,585 100.0   English only 32,578 93.6
Never married 4,653 15.7   Language other than English 2,235 6.4
Now married, except separated 18,945 64.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 756 2.2
Separated 395 1.3   Spanish 801 2.3
Widowed 2,332 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 354 1.0
 Female 1,856 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 146 0.4
Divorced 3,260 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.1
 Female 1,596 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 25 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 37,077 100.0
           under 18 years 848 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,978 80.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 565 66.6   Arab 29 0.1
        Czech¹ 107 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 60 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,996 100.0   Dutch 802 2.2
Civilian veterans 4,965 17.7   English 2,720 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 860 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 122 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,809 10.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,942 100.0   Greek 52 0.1
With a disability 760 9.6   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,242 100.0   Irish¹ 3,549 9.6
With a disability 5,670 28.0   Italian 308 0.8
 Percent employed 48.7 (X)   Lithuanian 43 0.1
No disability 14,572 72.0   Norwegian 167 0.5
 Percent employed 70.4 (X)   Polish 216 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 6,358 100.0   Portuguese 58 0.2
With a disability 2,950 46.4   Russian 93 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 559 1.5
        Scottish 414 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 34,813 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.0
Same house in 1995 18,119 52.0   Swedish 235 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,462 47.3   Swiss 92 0.2
 Same county 5,952 17.1   Ukrainian 17 0.0
 Different county 10,510 30.2   United States or American 3,921 10.6
  Same state 5,320 15.3   Welsh 126 0.3
  Different state 5,190 14.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 96 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 232 0.7   Other ancestries 11,492 31.0
 
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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