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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Huntingdon 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 45,586 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,515 100.0   Native 45,245 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 438 4.2       Born in United States 44,995 98.7
Kindergarten 429 4.1           State of residence 40,102 88.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,587 43.6           Different state 4,893 10.7
High school (grades 9-12) 3,027 28.8       Born outside United States 250 0.5
College or graduate school 2,034 19.3   Foreign born 341 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 137 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 183 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 31,152 100.0       Not a citizen 158 0.3
Less than 9th grade 2,193 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,719 18.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,735 47.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 341 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,608 11.6   Europe 161 47.2
Associate degree 1,200 3.9   Asia 94 27.6
Bachelor's degree 2,336 7.5   Africa 3 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 1,361 4.4   Oceania 15 4.4
        Latin America 54 15.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.6 (X)   Northern America 14 4.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 43,120 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 37,513 100.0   English only 41,759 96.8
Never married 9,616 25.6   Language other than English 1,361 3.2
Now married, except separated 21,243 56.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 390 0.9
Separated 628 1.7   Spanish 638 1.5
Widowed 3,122 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 184 0.4
 Female 2,454 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 597 1.4
Divorced 2,904 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 141 0.3
 Female 1,391 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 104 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 45,586 100.0
           under 18 years 670 100.0     Total ancestries reported 38,428 84.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 312 46.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 145 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 62 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 35,711 100.0   Dutch 1,458 3.2
Civilian veterans 5,259 14.7   English 3,290 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 754 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 71 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,483 27.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,329 100.0   Greek 63 0.1
With a disability 779 8.4   Hungarian 180 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,719 100.0   Irish¹ 5,486 12.0
With a disability 4,393 18.5   Italian 1,878 4.1
 Percent employed 52.8 (X)   Lithuanian 36 0.1
No disability 19,326 81.5   Norwegian 152 0.3
 Percent employed 75.7 (X)   Polish 865 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 6,437 100.0   Portuguese 67 0.1
With a disability 2,534 39.4   Russian 244 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 955 2.1
        Scottish 614 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 223 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 43,120 100.0   Subsaharan African 17 0.0
Same house in 1995 29,412 68.2   Swedish 273 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,609 31.6   Swiss 156 0.3
 Same county 7,148 16.6   Ukrainian 163 0.4
 Different county 6,461 15.0   United States or American 4,792 10.5
  Same state 4,772 11.1   Welsh 664 1.5
  Different state 1,689 3.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 99 0.2   Other ancestries 3,334 7.3
 
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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