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Sussex county delaware dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school34,179100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,2886.7
Kindergarten1,9085.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)16,16947.3
High school (grades 9-12)8,35924.5
College or graduate school5,45516.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over110,599100.0
Less than 9th grade7,7527.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma18,22716.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)39,36635.6
Some college, no degree20,17718.2
Associate degree6,7036.1
Bachelor's degree11,19910.1
Graduate or professional degree7,1756.5
Percent high school graduate or higher76.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over127,285100.0
Never married26,89521.1
Now married, except separated75,33859.2
Separated2,4952.0
Widowed10,7368.4
Female
8,4766.7
Divorced11,8219.3
Female
6,6845.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,144100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,50948.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over121,262100.0
Civilian veterans20,80717.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years30,923100.0
With a disability2,8319.2
Population 21 to 64 years85,658100.0
With a disability19,25822.5
Percent employed
55.9(X)
No disability66,40077.5
Percent employed
76.4(X)
Population 65 years and over27,879100.0
With a disability10,32037.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over147,613100.0
Same house in 199586,08958.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199558,59939.7
Same county
30,96421.0
Different county
27,63518.7
Same state
5,1003.5
Different state
22,53515.3
Elsewhere in 19952,9252.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population156,638100.0
Native149,63195.5
Born in United States
148,47594.8
State of residence
71,72345.8
Different state
76,75249.0
Born outside United States
1,1560.7
Foreign born7,0074.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,8492.5
Naturalized citizen
2,1751.4
Not a citizen
4,8323.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)7,007100.0
Europe1,07715.4
Asia6629.4
Africa490.7
Oceania290.4
Latin America4,96770.9
Northern America2233.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over147,613100.0
English only137,14692.9
Language other than English10,4677.1
Speak English less than 'very well
5,0423.4
Spanish
6,3484.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3,5262.4
Other Indo-European languages
3,3882.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2050.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5420.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2720.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population156,638100.0

Total ancestries reported

148,69394.9
Arab1070.1
Czech14570.3
Danish2720.2
Dutch2,4291.6
English23,20914.8
French (except Basque)13,1132.0
French Canadian16460.4
German21,43013.7
Greek3360.2
Hungarian5900.4
Irish122,03714.1
Italian7,8475.0
Lithuanian3920.3
Norwegian8590.5
Polish4,4152.8
Portuguese1510.1
Russian6810.4
Scotch-Irish2,3041.5
Scottish2,7201.7
Slovak3250.2
Subsaharan African6700.4
Swedish1,1340.7
Swiss2880.2
Ukrainian4520.3
United States or American16,71410.7
Welsh1,5241.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,3760.9
Other ancestries32,21520.6
(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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