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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Perry 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 7,631 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,594 100.0   Native 7,594 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 56 3.5       Born in United States 7,580 99.3
Kindergarten 73 4.6           State of residence 5,725 75.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 915 57.4           Different state 1,855 24.3
High school (grades 9-12) 404 25.3       Born outside United States 14 0.2
College or graduate school 146 9.2   Foreign born 37 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 25 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 5,209 100.0       Not a citizen 25 0.3
Less than 9th grade 792 15.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,096 21.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,996 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 37 100.0
Some college, no degree 812 15.6   Europe 6 16.2
Associate degree 142 2.7   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 209 4.0   Africa 3 8.1
Graduate or professional degree 162 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 12 32.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.8 (X)   Northern America 16 43.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,166 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,083 100.0   English only 6,993 97.6
Never married 1,012 16.6   Language other than English 173 2.4
Now married, except separated 3,807 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.6
Separated 56 0.9   Spanish 58 0.8
Widowed 581 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.3
 Female 478 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 115 1.6
Divorced 627 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.3
 Female 290 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,631 100.0
           under 18 years 135 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,600 73.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 94 69.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 9 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,772 100.0   Dutch 131 1.7
Civilian veterans 767 13.3   English 414 5.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 94 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 358 4.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,579 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 158 10.0   Hungarian 13 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,315 100.0   Irish¹ 615 8.1
With a disability 1,031 23.9   Italian 87 1.1
 Percent employed 43.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,284 76.1   Norwegian 15 0.2
 Percent employed 74.5 (X)   Polish 43 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,149 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.1
With a disability 540 47.0   Russian 6 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 103 1.3
        Scottish 68 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 7,166 100.0   Subsaharan African 10 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,759 66.4   Swedish 12 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,394 33.4   Swiss 28 0.4
 Same county 1,010 14.1   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 1,384 19.3   United States or American 2,424 31.8
  Same state 799 11.1   Welsh 19 0.2
  Different state 585 8.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 13 0.2   Other ancestries 1,112 14.6
 
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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