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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tioga 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 41,373 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,811 100.0   Native 40,937 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 377 3.5       Born in United States 40,764 98.5
Kindergarten 463 4.3           State of residence 30,001 72.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,707 43.5           Different state 10,763 26.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,497 23.1       Born outside United States 173 0.4
College or graduate school 2,767 25.6   Foreign born 436 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 148 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 216 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 27,176 100.0       Not a citizen 220 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,377 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,929 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,128 44.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 436 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,164 15.3   Europe 192 44.0
Associate degree 1,717 6.3   Asia 106 24.3
Bachelor's degree 2,308 8.5   Africa 41 9.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,553 5.7   Oceania 4 0.9
        Latin America 46 10.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.5 (X)   Northern America 47 10.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,139 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,531 100.0   English only 37,951 97.0
Never married 7,884 23.5   Language other than English 1,188 3.0
Now married, except separated 19,738 58.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 359 0.9
Separated 612 1.8   Spanish 415 1.1
Widowed 2,439 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 123 0.3
 Female 1,955 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 668 1.7
Divorced 2,858 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 211 0.5
 Female 1,515 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 49 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 41,373 100.0
           under 18 years 591 100.0     Total ancestries reported 40,114 97.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 290 49.1   Arab 47 0.1
        Czech¹ 138 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 75 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,556 100.0   Dutch 1,384 3.3
Civilian veterans 5,185 16.4   English 6,173 14.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,112 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 150 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,333 22.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,693 100.0   Greek 115 0.3
With a disability 789 8.1   Hungarian 164 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,710 100.0   Irish¹ 4,803 11.6
With a disability 4,289 18.9   Italian 1,896 4.6
 Percent employed 49.4 (X)   Lithuanian 80 0.2
No disability 18,421 81.1   Norwegian 203 0.5
 Percent employed 76.7 (X)   Polish 2,220 5.4
     Population 65 years and over 6,414 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.1
With a disability 2,596 40.5   Russian 96 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 618 1.5
        Scottish 864 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 89 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 39,139 100.0   Subsaharan African 59 0.1
Same house in 1995 24,449 62.5   Swedish 830 2.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,546 37.2   Swiss 186 0.4
 Same county 8,183 20.9   Ukrainian 115 0.3
 Different county 6,363 16.3   United States or American 4,830 11.7
  Same state 3,666 9.4   Welsh 901 2.2
  Different state 2,697 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 20 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 144 0.4   Other ancestries 3,590 8.7
 
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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