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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cumberland 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 46,802 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,432 100.0   Native 45,916 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 574 6.1       Born in United States 45,717 97.7
Kindergarten 541 5.7           State of residence 27,406 58.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,839 51.3           Different state 18,311 39.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,219 23.5       Born outside United States 199 0.4
College or graduate school 1,259 13.3   Foreign born 886 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 221 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 535 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 33,595 100.0       Not a citizen 351 0.7
Less than 9th grade 4,494 13.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,748 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,955 35.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 886 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,464 19.2   Europe 239 27.0
Associate degree 1,348 4.0   Asia 120 13.5
Bachelor's degree 2,801 8.3   Africa 6 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 1,785 5.3   Oceania 7 0.8
        Latin America 274 30.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.5 (X)   Northern America 240 27.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 44,266 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 38,538 100.0   English only 42,640 96.3
Never married 5,612 14.6   Language other than English 1,626 3.7
Now married, except separated 25,265 65.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 458 1.0
Separated 407 1.1   Spanish 740 1.7
Widowed 3,051 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 260 0.6
 Female 2,529 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 749 1.7
Divorced 4,203 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 125 0.3
 Female 2,283 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 130 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 46,802 100.0
           under 18 years 820 100.0     Total ancestries reported 39,006 83.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 461 56.2   Arab 41 0.1
        Czech¹ 89 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 89 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,798 100.0   Dutch 718 1.5
Civilian veterans 6,519 17.7   English 5,099 10.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 814 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 279 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,392 11.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,883 100.0   Greek 25 0.1
With a disability 643 7.2   Hungarian 106 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,549 100.0   Irish¹ 5,614 12.0
With a disability 6,176 24.2   Italian 972 2.1
 Percent employed 44.7 (X)   Lithuanian 34 0.1
No disability 19,373 75.8   Norwegian 253 0.5
 Percent employed 71.4 (X)   Polish 565 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 9,355 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.0
With a disability 3,890 41.6   Russian 37 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 926 2.0
        Scottish 1,066 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 38 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 44,266 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 24,749 55.9   Swedish 448 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,302 43.6   Swiss 159 0.3
 Same county 9,504 21.5   Ukrainian 34 0.1
 Different county 9,798 22.1   United States or American 10,660 22.8
  Same state 3,227 7.3   Welsh 268 0.6
  Different state 6,571 14.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 215 0.5   Other ancestries 5,240 11.2
 
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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