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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cumberland 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 213,674 100.0
      enrolled in school 54,249 100.0   Native 206,751 96.8
Nursery school, preschool 2,825 5.2       Born in United States 204,669 95.8
Kindergarten 2,356 4.3           State of residence 161,488 75.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 22,277 41.1           Different state 43,181 20.2
High school (grades 9-12) 11,183 20.6       Born outside United States 2,082 1.0
College or graduate school 15,608 28.8   Foreign born 6,923 3.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,189 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,619 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 144,215 100.0       Not a citizen 3,304 1.5
Less than 9th grade 6,158 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,903 9.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 51,669 35.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,920 100.0
Some college, no degree 23,606 16.4   Europe 2,569 37.1
Associate degree 8,615 6.0   Asia 3,105 44.9
Bachelor's degree 26,090 18.1   Africa 204 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 14,174 9.8   Oceania 49 0.7
        Latin America 675 9.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.1 (X)   Northern America 318 4.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 27.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 202,010 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 174,951 100.0   English only 190,515 94.3
Never married 42,873 24.5   Language other than English 11,495 5.7
Now married, except separated 102,942 58.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,358 2.2
Separated 2,776 1.6   Spanish 2,908 1.4
Widowed 11,970 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,073 0.5
 Female 9,769 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 6,217 3.1
Divorced 14,390 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,197 1.1
 Female 8,506 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,945 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 909 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 213,674 100.0
           under 18 years 2,169 100.0     Total ancestries reported 224,728 105.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 821 37.9   Arab 552 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,135 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 342 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 165,878 100.0   Dutch 5,556 2.6
Civilian veterans 24,610 14.8   English 19,570 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,976 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 712 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 73,932 34.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 46,324 100.0   Greek 1,037 0.5
With a disability 3,771 8.1   Hungarian 1,526 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 119,039 100.0   Irish¹ 29,167 13.7
With a disability 16,052 13.5   Italian 13,516 6.3
 Percent employed 66.2 (X)   Lithuanian 1,019 0.5
No disability 102,987 86.5   Norwegian 842 0.4
 Percent employed 81.6 (X)   Polish 7,334 3.4
     Population 65 years and over 28,495 100.0   Portuguese 224 0.1
With a disability 9,971 35.0   Russian 1,535 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 5,796 2.7
        Scottish 4,400 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,685 0.8
  Population 5 years and over 202,010 100.0   Subsaharan African 388 0.2
Same house in 1995 115,657 57.3   Swedish 2,143 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 83,508 41.3   Swiss 1,596 0.7
 Same county 40,618 20.1   Ukrainian 958 0.4
 Different county 42,890 21.2   United States or American 17,250 8.1
  Same state 27,665 13.7   Welsh 3,433 1.6
  Different state 15,225 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 180 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 2,845 1.4   Other ancestries 23,924 11.2
 
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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