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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Essex 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 6,459 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,543 100.0   Native 6,106 94.5
Nursery school, preschool 100 6.5       Born in United States 6,051 93.7
Kindergarten 107 6.9           State of residence 2,554 39.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 832 53.9           Different state 3,497 54.1
High school (grades 9-12) 383 24.8       Born outside United States 55 0.9
College or graduate school 121 7.8   Foreign born 353 5.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 68 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 218 3.4
  Population 25 years and over 4,384 100.0       Not a citizen 135 2.1
Less than 9th grade 462 10.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 636 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,014 45.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 353 100.0
Some college, no degree 540 12.3   Europe 40 11.3
Associate degree 259 5.9   Asia 18 5.1
Bachelor's degree 320 7.3   Africa 4 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 153 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 9 2.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.0 (X)   Northern America 282 79.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,117 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,108 100.0   English only 5,500 89.9
Never married 1,046 20.5   Language other than English 617 10.1
Now married, except separated 2,977 58.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 168 2.7
Separated 105 2.1   Spanish 18 0.3
Widowed 393 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
 Female 297 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 575 9.4
Divorced 587 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 157 2.6
 Female 281 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 13 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,459 100.0
           under 18 years 81 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,502 116.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 42 51.9   Arab 18 0.3
        Czech¹ 4 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 15 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,810 100.0   Dutch 69 1.1
Civilian veterans 835 17.4   English 1,636 25.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,922 29.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 326 5.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 343 5.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,506 100.0   Greek 8 0.1
With a disability 97 6.4   Hungarian 12 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,638 100.0   Irish¹ 869 13.5
With a disability 702 19.3   Italian 201 3.1
 Percent employed 47.4 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.2
No disability 2,936 80.7   Norwegian 35 0.5
 Percent employed 79.4 (X)   Polish 72 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 970 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.3
With a disability 449 46.3   Russian 32 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 182 2.8
        Scottish 310 4.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,117 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,162 68.0   Swedish 57 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,890 30.9   Swiss 12 0.2
 Same county 618 10.1   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 1,272 20.8   United States or American 588 9.1
  Same state 456 7.5   Welsh 21 0.3
  Different state 816 13.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 65 1.1   Other ancestries 732 11.3
 
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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