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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Windham 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 44,216 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,936 100.0   Native 42,858 96.9
Nursery school, preschool 611 5.6       Born in United States 42,416 95.9
Kindergarten 549 5.0           State of residence 20,154 45.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,982 45.6           Different state 22,262 50.3
High school (grades 9-12) 2,649 24.2       Born outside United States 442 1.0
College or graduate school 2,145 19.6   Foreign born 1,358 3.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 356 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 841 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 30,542 100.0       Not a citizen 517 1.2
Less than 9th grade 1,183 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,708 8.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,977 32.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,358 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,519 18.1   Europe 600 44.2
Associate degree 1,840 6.0   Asia 259 19.1
Bachelor's degree 5,522 18.1   Africa 67 4.9
Graduate or professional degree 3,793 12.4   Oceania 30 2.2
        Latin America 163 12.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.3 (X)   Northern America 239 17.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 30.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 41,885 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,773 100.0   English only 39,916 95.3
Never married 9,370 26.2   Language other than English 1,969 4.7
Now married, except separated 19,194 53.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 429 1.0
Separated 579 1.6   Spanish 536 1.3
Widowed 2,385 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 117 0.3
 Female 1,969 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 1,184 2.8
Divorced 4,245 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 244 0.6
 Female 2,377 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 194 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 44,216 100.0
           under 18 years 463 100.0     Total ancestries reported 51,468 116.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 185 40.0   Arab 201 0.5
        Czech¹ 197 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 138 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,760 100.0   Dutch 857 1.9
Civilian veterans 4,891 14.5   English 9,351 21.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,074 11.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,219 5.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,798 10.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,752 100.0   Greek 161 0.4
With a disability 1,177 12.1   Hungarian 278 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,914 100.0   Irish¹ 7,429 16.8
With a disability 4,447 17.2   Italian 2,630 5.9
 Percent employed 58.2 (X)   Lithuanian 243 0.5
No disability 21,467 82.8   Norwegian 457 1.0
 Percent employed 84.6 (X)   Polish 2,198 5.0
     Population 65 years and over 5,840 100.0   Portuguese 219 0.5
With a disability 2,250 38.5   Russian 802 1.8
        Scotch-Irish 924 2.1
        Scottish 2,034 4.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 76 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 41,885 100.0   Subsaharan African 59 0.1
Same house in 1995 25,088 59.9   Swedish 1,038 2.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,312 38.9   Swiss 273 0.6
 Same county 8,846 21.1   Ukrainian 198 0.4
 Different county 7,466 17.8   United States or American 3,179 7.2
  Same state 1,575 3.8   Welsh 547 1.2
  Different state 5,891 14.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 485 1.2   Other ancestries 5,871 13.3
 
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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