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Dauphin county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school60,052100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,7146.2
Kindergarten3,3905.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)29,68949.4
High school (grades 9-12)13,47722.4
College or graduate school9,78216.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over171,783100.0
Less than 9th grade7,9404.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma20,60712.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)64,17437.4
Some college, no degree27,90216.2
Associate degree10,7806.3
Bachelor's degree25,27914.7
Graduate or professional degree15,1018.8
Percent high school graduate or higher83.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over200,783100.0
Never married56,28928.0
Now married, except separated105,04852.3
Separated5,0922.5
Widowed14,9427.4
Female
12,1426.0
Divorced19,4129.7
Female
11,4355.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,213100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,00747.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over190,397100.0
Civilian veterans27,69014.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years53,673100.0
With a disability4,4318.3
Population 21 to 64 years144,678100.0
With a disability23,51916.3
Percent employed
57.9(X)
No disability121,15983.7
Percent employed
80.9(X)
Population 65 years and over33,251100.0
With a disability12,70838.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over236,801100.0
Same house in 1995139,73259.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199593,56439.5
Same county
58,10424.5
Different county
35,46015.0
Same state
22,2679.4
Different state
13,1935.6
Elsewhere in 19953,5051.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population251,798100.0
Native241,58495.9
Born in United States
237,45494.3
State of residence
193,80377.0
Different state
43,65117.3
Born outside United States
4,1301.6
Foreign born10,2144.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,0442.0
Naturalized citizen
4,8191.9
Not a citizen
5,3952.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,214100.0
Europe2,40323.5
Asia4,28341.9
Africa1,0099.9
Oceania270.3
Latin America2,23721.9
Northern America2552.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over236,801100.0
English only216,63591.5
Language other than English20,1668.5
Speak English less than 'very well
8,1163.4
Spanish
9,3253.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3,7221.6
Other Indo-European languages
6,3992.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2,0030.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,2371.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,9820.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population251,798100.0

Total ancestries reported

264,480105.0
Arab5560.2
Czech11,0770.4
Danish3140.1
Dutch6,6682.6
English14,6415.8
French (except Basque)13,7721.5
French Canadian15320.2
German75,27029.9
Greek7490.3
Hungarian2,2740.9
Irish126,92410.7
Italian18,0417.2
Lithuanian1,1220.4
Norwegian9100.4
Polish8,2473.3
Portuguese2050.1
Russian2,1740.9
Scotch-Irish3,7601.5
Scottish3,0191.2
Slovak1,8490.7
Subsaharan African2,2840.9
Swedish1,6520.7
Swiss1,4020.6
Ukrainian1,4820.6
United States or American14,9025.9
Welsh3,9611.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7040.3
Other ancestries65,98926.2
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19


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