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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pleasants 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 7,514 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,690 100.0   Native 7,479 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 96 5.7       Born in United States 7,442 99.0
Kindergarten 122 7.2           State of residence 5,266 70.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 825 48.8           Different state 2,176 29.0
High school (grades 9-12) 432 25.6       Born outside United States 37 0.5
College or graduate school 215 12.7   Foreign born 35 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 14 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 5,121 100.0       Not a citizen 21 0.3
Less than 9th grade 466 9.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 591 11.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,509 49.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 35 100.0
Some college, no degree 806 15.7   Europe 8 22.9
Associate degree 254 5.0   Asia 22 62.9
Bachelor's degree 313 6.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 182 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.4 (X)   Northern America 5 14.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,068 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,055 100.0   English only 6,970 98.6
Never married 1,143 18.9   Language other than English 98 1.4
Now married, except separated 3,779 62.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.6
Separated 92 1.5   Spanish 67 0.9
Widowed 502 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.4
 Female 422 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 28 0.4
Divorced 539 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.2
 Female 280 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,514 100.0
           under 18 years 79 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,614 74.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 43 54.4   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 7 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,714 100.0   Dutch 132 1.8
Civilian veterans 813 14.2   English 932 12.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 71 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 982 13.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,596 100.0   Greek 5 0.1
With a disability 120 7.5   Hungarian 16 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,144 100.0   Irish¹ 669 8.9
With a disability 698 16.8   Italian 90 1.2
 Percent employed 36.0 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.1
No disability 3,446 83.2   Norwegian 14 0.2
 Percent employed 72.5 (X)   Polish 43 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,071 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 480 44.8   Russian 7 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 143 1.9
        Scottish 147 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 7,068 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,545 64.3   Swedish 17 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,497 35.3   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 1,367 19.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,130 16.0   United States or American 1,622 21.6
  Same state 708 10.0   Welsh 63 0.8
  Different state 422 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 26 0.4   Other ancestries 628 8.4
 
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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