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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Middlesex 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 9,932 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,929 100.0   Native 9,724 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 67 3.5       Born in United States 9,626 96.9
Kindergarten 103 5.3           State of residence 7,096 71.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,024 53.1           Different state 2,530 25.5
High school (grades 9-12) 425 22.0       Born outside United States 98 1.0
College or graduate school 310 16.1   Foreign born 208 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 98 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 100 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 7,436 100.0       Not a citizen 108 1.1
Less than 9th grade 799 10.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,154 15.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,227 29.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 208 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,521 20.5   Europe 130 62.5
Associate degree 327 4.4   Asia 41 19.7
Bachelor's degree 939 12.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 469 6.3   Oceania 9 4.3
        Latin America 28 13.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,555 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,348 100.0   English only 9,153 95.8
Never married 1,424 17.1   Language other than English 402 4.2
Now married, except separated 5,023 60.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 125 1.3
Separated 250 3.0   Spanish 168 1.8
Widowed 874 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 82 0.9
 Female 730 8.7   Other Indo-European languages 217 2.3
Divorced 777 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.5
 Female 391 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.2
                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 9,932 100.0
           under 18 years 214 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,866 89.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 92 43.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 21 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,003 100.0   Dutch 157 1.6
Civilian veterans 1,495 18.7   English 1,864 18.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 179 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 34 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 903 9.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,791 100.0   Greek 61 0.6
With a disability 171 9.5   Hungarian 8 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,370 100.0   Irish¹ 812 8.2
With a disability 1,043 19.4   Italian 231 2.3
 Percent employed 54.4 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.1
No disability 4,327 80.6   Norwegian 23 0.2
 Percent employed 73.0 (X)   Polish 74 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,131 100.0   Portuguese 17 0.2
With a disability 930 43.6   Russian 81 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 232 2.3
        Scottish 178 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,555 100.0   Subsaharan African 165 1.7
Same house in 1995 5,605 58.7   Swedish 48 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,906 40.9   Swiss 15 0.2
 Same county 1,681 17.6   Ukrainian 8 0.1
 Different county 2,225 23.3   United States or American 1,330 13.4
  Same state 1,638 17.1   Welsh 87 0.9
  Different state 587 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 44 0.5   Other ancestries 2,308 23.2
 
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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