Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Potter 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 18,080 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,194 100.0   Native 17,879 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 303 7.2       Born in United States 17,796 98.4
Kindergarten 261 6.2           State of residence 12,592 69.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,199 52.4           Different state 5,204 28.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,130 26.9       Born outside United States 83 0.5
College or graduate school 301 7.2   Foreign born 201 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 43 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 127 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 12,144 100.0       Not a citizen 74 0.4
Less than 9th grade 713 5.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,647 13.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,738 47.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 201 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,818 15.0   Europe 96 47.8
Associate degree 735 6.1   Asia 66 32.8
Bachelor's degree 947 7.8   Africa 2 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 546 4.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 25 12.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.6 (X)   Northern America 12 6.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,974 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,252 100.0   English only 16,366 96.4
Never married 2,954 20.7   Language other than English 608 3.6
Now married, except separated 8,662 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 207 1.2
Separated 241 1.7   Spanish 169 1.0
Widowed 1,164 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 49 0.3
 Female 936 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 326 1.9
Divorced 1,231 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 0.6
 Female 659 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 90 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,080 100.0
           under 18 years 248 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,942 99.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 118 47.6   Arab 11 0.1
        Czech¹ 57 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 40 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,393 100.0   Dutch 642 3.6
Civilian veterans 2,233 16.7   English 2,538 14.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 536 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 97 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,632 25.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,147 100.0   Greek 46 0.3
With a disability 333 8.0   Hungarian 139 0.8
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,756 100.0   Irish¹ 2,241 12.4
With a disability 2,176 22.3   Italian 963 5.3
 Percent employed 56.6 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 7,580 77.7   Norwegian 46 0.3
 Percent employed 75.8 (X)   Polish 774 4.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,843 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.1
With a disability 1,330 46.8   Russian 65 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 410 2.3
        Scottish 367 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 58 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 16,974 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,021 64.9   Swedish 422 2.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,847 34.4   Swiss 89 0.5
 Same county 2,993 17.6   Ukrainian 57 0.3
 Different county 2,854 16.8   United States or American 1,722 9.5
  Same state 1,584 9.3   Welsh 282 1.6
  Different state 1,270 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 106 0.6   Other ancestries 1,685 9.3
 
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.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #