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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: York 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 381,751 100.0
      enrolled in school 90,912 100.0   Native 373,471 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 6,383 7.0       Born in United States 368,158 96.4
Kindergarten 5,355 5.9           State of residence 278,540 73.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 45,113 49.6           Different state 89,618 23.5
High school (grades 9-12) 20,915 23.0       Born outside United States 5,313 1.4
College or graduate school 13,146 14.5   Foreign born 8,280 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,353 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,267 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 259,040 100.0       Not a citizen 4,013 1.1
Less than 9th grade 16,534 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 33,460 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 107,689 41.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 8,280 100.0
Some college, no degree 38,918 15.0   Europe 2,717 32.8
Associate degree 14,835 5.7   Asia 2,451 29.6
Bachelor's degree 32,295 12.5   Africa 260 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 15,309 5.9   Oceania 50 0.6
        Latin America 2,289 27.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.7 (X)   Northern America 513 6.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 358,615 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 303,662 100.0   English only 339,443 94.7
Never married 67,854 22.3   Language other than English 19,172 5.3
Now married, except separated 183,041 60.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,458 2.1
Separated 5,793 1.9   Spanish 10,498 2.9
Widowed 19,670 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,460 1.2
 Female 15,873 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 6,134 1.7
Divorced 27,304 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,776 0.5
 Female 14,870 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,147 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,109 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 381,751 100.0
           under 18 years 5,847 100.0     Total ancestries reported 378,747 99.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,397 41.0   Arab 295 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,343 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 315 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 287,461 100.0   Dutch 7,303 1.9
Civilian veterans 40,836 14.2   English 29,031 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,047 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,105 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 147,248 38.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 83,753 100.0   Greek 1,463 0.4
With a disability 6,442 7.7   Hungarian 1,297 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 221,575 100.0   Irish¹ 41,968 11.0
With a disability 35,081 15.8   Italian 18,666 4.9
 Percent employed 63.0 (X)   Lithuanian 918 0.2
No disability 186,494 84.2   Norwegian 1,597 0.4
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 10,095 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 48,753 100.0   Portuguese 342 0.1
With a disability 18,514 38.0   Russian 1,380 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 7,324 1.9
        Scottish 5,759 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,148 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 358,615 100.0   Subsaharan African 977 0.3
Same house in 1995 215,755 60.2   Swedish 2,217 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 139,607 38.9   Swiss 2,411 0.6
 Same county 88,706 24.7   Ukrainian 1,116 0.3
 Different county 50,901 14.2   United States or American 36,408 9.5
  Same state 22,938 6.4   Welsh 3,872 1.0
  Different state 27,963 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 465 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,253 0.9   Other ancestries 45,637 12.0
 
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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