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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Snyder 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 37,546 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,512 100.0   Native 37,205 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 406 4.3       Born in United States 37,046 98.7
Kindergarten 420 4.4           State of residence 33,008 87.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,446 46.7           Different state 4,038 10.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,861 19.6       Born outside United States 159 0.4
College or graduate school 2,379 25.0   Foreign born 341 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 91 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 187 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 24,217 100.0       Not a citizen 154 0.4
Less than 9th grade 3,021 12.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,474 14.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,224 46.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 341 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,480 10.2   Europe 166 48.7
Associate degree 990 4.1   Asia 69 20.2
Bachelor's degree 1,902 7.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,126 4.6   Oceania 8 2.3
        Latin America 65 19.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.2 (X)   Northern America 33 9.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 35,421 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 30,128 100.0   English only 32,593 92.0
Never married 7,691 25.5   Language other than English 2,828 8.0
Now married, except separated 17,791 59.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,197 3.4
Separated 518 1.7   Spanish 516 1.5
Widowed 2,042 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.3
 Female 1,708 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 2,235 6.3
Divorced 2,086 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,060 3.0
 Female 1,069 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 54 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 37,546 100.0
           under 18 years 410 100.0     Total ancestries reported 33,130 88.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 159 38.8   Arab 24 0.1
        Czech¹ 71 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 19 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,534 100.0   Dutch 1,206 3.2
Civilian veterans 3,366 11.8   English 2,282 6.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 483 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 50 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,710 39.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,987 100.0   Greek 39 0.1
With a disability 667 7.4   Hungarian 60 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,518 100.0   Irish¹ 2,384 6.3
With a disability 3,921 19.1   Italian 1,404 3.7
 Percent employed 63.1 (X)   Lithuanian 77 0.2
No disability 16,597 80.9   Norwegian 72 0.2
 Percent employed 78.8 (X)   Polish 1,028 2.7
     Population 65 years and over 5,023 100.0   Portuguese 26 0.1
With a disability 1,914 38.1   Russian 92 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 329 0.9
        Scottish 362 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 106 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 35,421 100.0   Subsaharan African 22 0.1
Same house in 1995 24,010 67.8   Swedish 221 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,248 31.8   Swiss 519 1.4
 Same county 5,690 16.1   Ukrainian 135 0.4
 Different county 5,558 15.7   United States or American 4,520 12.0
  Same state 3,913 11.0   Welsh 487 1.3
  Different state 1,645 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 163 0.5   Other ancestries 2,395 6.4
 
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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