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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monongalia 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 81,866 100.0
      enrolled in school 30,286 100.0   Native 78,726 96.2
Nursery school, preschool 993 3.3       Born in United States 78,149 95.5
Kindergarten 738 2.4           State of residence 51,090 62.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,592 21.8           Different state 27,059 33.1
High school (grades 9-12) 3,534 11.7       Born outside United States 577 0.7
College or graduate school 18,429 60.8   Foreign born 3,140 3.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,935 2.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,033 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 47,943 100.0       Not a citizen 2,107 2.6
Less than 9th grade 2,466 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,388 11.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,634 30.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,140 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,121 16.9   Europe 831 26.5
Associate degree 1,783 3.7   Asia 1,722 54.8
Bachelor's degree 7,225 15.1   Africa 151 4.8
Graduate or professional degree 8,326 17.4   Oceania 15 0.5
        Latin America 280 8.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.6 (X)   Northern America 141 4.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 32.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 77,809 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 69,598 100.0   English only 72,548 93.2
Never married 27,255 39.2   Language other than English 5,261 6.8
Now married, except separated 32,065 46.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,681 2.2
Separated 655 0.9   Spanish 1,392 1.8
Widowed 3,913 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 458 0.6
 Female 3,264 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 2,168 2.8
Divorced 5,710 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 550 0.7
 Female 3,128 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,126 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 492 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 81,866 100.0
           under 18 years 849 100.0     Total ancestries reported 83,382 101.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 468 55.1   Arab 743 0.9
        Czech¹ 595 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 130 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 66,964 100.0   Dutch 2,013 2.5
Civilian veterans 7,054 10.5   English 9,460 11.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,552 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 182 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 15,857 19.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 19,819 100.0   Greek 304 0.4
With a disability 1,670 8.4   Hungarian 998 1.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 48,014 100.0   Irish¹ 11,947 14.6
With a disability 7,187 15.0   Italian 7,531 9.2
 Percent employed 51.2 (X)   Lithuanian 192 0.2
No disability 40,827 85.0   Norwegian 401 0.5
 Percent employed 71.4 (X)   Polish 2,944 3.6
     Population 65 years and over 8,512 100.0   Portuguese 34 0.0
With a disability 3,693 43.4   Russian 685 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 2,095 2.6
        Scottish 2,027 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 879 1.1
  Population 5 years and over 77,809 100.0   Subsaharan African 219 0.3
Same house in 1995 38,740 49.8   Swedish 551 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 37,512 48.2   Swiss 172 0.2
 Same county 14,527 18.7   Ukrainian 264 0.3
 Different county 22,985 29.5   United States or American 7,949 9.7
  Same state 10,243 13.2   Welsh 1,108 1.4
  Different state 12,742 16.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 144 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,557 2.0   Other ancestries 12,406 15.2
 
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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