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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wyoming 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 28,080 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,072 100.0   Native 27,737 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 446 6.3       Born in United States 27,617 98.4
Kindergarten 381 5.4           State of residence 22,493 80.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,364 47.6           Different state 5,124 18.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,870 26.4       Born outside United States 120 0.4
College or graduate school 1,011 14.3   Foreign born 343 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 72 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 223 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 18,741 100.0       Not a citizen 120 0.4
Less than 9th grade 727 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,329 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,484 45.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 343 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,059 16.3   Europe 173 50.4
Associate degree 1,248 6.7   Asia 74 21.6
Bachelor's degree 1,845 9.8   Africa 14 4.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,049 5.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 49 14.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.7 (X)   Northern America 33 9.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,470 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,335 100.0   English only 25,749 97.3
Never married 5,074 22.7   Language other than English 721 2.7
Now married, except separated 13,161 58.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 222 0.8
Separated 454 2.0   Spanish 312 1.2
Widowed 1,807 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 0.3
 Female 1,470 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 335 1.3
Divorced 1,839 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 110 0.4
 Female 964 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 52 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 28,080 100.0
           under 18 years 340 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,981 110.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 137 40.3   Arab 52 0.2
        Czech¹ 140 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 39 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,950 100.0   Dutch 983 3.5
Civilian veterans 3,037 14.5   English 3,816 13.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 702 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 202 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,427 22.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,477 100.0   Greek 77 0.3
With a disability 560 8.6   Hungarian 207 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,082 100.0   Irish¹ 4,257 15.2
With a disability 2,868 17.8   Italian 2,130 7.6
 Percent employed 53.7 (X)   Lithuanian 558 2.0
No disability 13,214 82.2   Norwegian 66 0.2
 Percent employed 74.3 (X)   Polish 3,307 11.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,559 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,499 42.1   Russian 411 1.5
        Scotch-Irish 330 1.2
        Scottish 484 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 501 1.8
  Population 5 years and over 26,470 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.0
Same house in 1995 17,333 65.5   Swedish 209 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,998 34.0   Swiss 64 0.2
 Same county 4,597 17.4   Ukrainian 222 0.8
 Different county 4,401 16.6   United States or American 2,024 7.2
  Same state 3,042 11.5   Welsh 1,741 6.2
  Different state 1,359 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 139 0.5   Other ancestries 2,012 7.2
 
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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