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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sullivan 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 153,048 100.0
      enrolled in school 32,281 100.0   Native 151,112 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 2,032 6.3       Born in United States 150,572 98.4
Kindergarten 1,893 5.9           State of residence 92,649 60.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 15,717 48.7           Different state 57,923 37.8
High school (grades 9-12) 7,669 23.8       Born outside United States 540 0.4
College or graduate school 4,970 15.4   Foreign born 1,936 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 911 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 942 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 108,605 100.0       Not a citizen 994 0.6
Less than 9th grade 11,630 10.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14,703 13.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 35,827 33.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,936 100.0
Some college, no degree 20,585 19.0   Europe 808 41.7
Associate degree 6,185 5.7   Asia 540 27.9
Bachelor's degree 13,161 12.1   Africa 52 2.7
Graduate or professional degree 6,514 6.0   Oceania 14 0.7
        Latin America 307 15.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.8 (X)   Northern America 215 11.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 144,563 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 125,349 100.0   English only 141,222 97.7
Never married 21,744 17.3   Language other than English 3,341 2.3
Now married, except separated 76,492 61.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,131 0.8
Separated 2,151 1.7   Spanish 1,542 1.1
Widowed 10,575 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 564 0.4
 Female 8,805 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,295 0.9
Divorced 14,387 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 385 0.3
 Female 7,947 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 447 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 165 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 153,048 100.0
           under 18 years 2,573 100.0     Total ancestries reported 115,525 75.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,394 54.2   Arab 201 0.1
        Czech¹ 142 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 137 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 119,613 100.0   Dutch 2,743 1.8
Civilian veterans 18,098 15.1   English 17,493 11.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,312 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 335 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,875 9.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 29,708 100.0   Greek 148 0.1
With a disability 2,703 9.1   Hungarian 216 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 89,904 100.0   Irish¹ 15,559 10.2
With a disability 20,452 22.7   Italian 1,694 1.1
 Percent employed 48.5 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.0
No disability 69,452 77.3   Norwegian 411 0.3
 Percent employed 74.3 (X)   Polish 797 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 23,229 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.0
With a disability 11,079 47.7   Russian 137 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 5,079 3.3
        Scottish 3,050 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 35 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 144,563 100.0   Subsaharan African 107 0.1
Same house in 1995 86,960 60.2   Swedish 599 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 56,700 39.2   Swiss 106 0.1
 Same county 35,634 24.6   Ukrainian 90 0.1
 Different county 21,066 14.6   United States or American 30,834 20.1
  Same state 7,703 5.3   Welsh 670 0.4
  Different state 13,363 9.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 42 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 903 0.6   Other ancestries 17,686 11.6
 
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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