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Centre county pennsylvania dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school56,564100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,9023.4
Kindergarten1,2142.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)11,22519.8
High school (grades 9-12)5,86710.4
College or graduate school36,35664.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over74,785100.0
Less than 9th grade2,8843.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,9478.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)25,29233.8
Some college, no degree9,96013.3
Associate degree3,5714.8
Bachelor's degree14,03918.8
Graduate or professional degree13,09217.5
Percent high school graduate or higher88.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher36.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over115,572100.0
Never married49,34342.7
Now married, except separated53,25646.1
Separated1,1171.0
Widowed5,1414.4
Female
4,2323.7
Divorced6,7155.8
Female
3,5933.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,211100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren46638.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over111,255100.0
Civilian veterans11,0279.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years33,911100.0
With a disability1,5224.5
Population 21 to 64 years79,178100.0
With a disability7,97910.1
Percent employed
58.9(X)
No disability71,19989.9
Percent employed
73.0(X)
Population 65 years and over13,208100.0
With a disability4,70635.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over129,506100.0
Same house in 199560,75446.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199564,12549.5
Same county
22,49317.4
Different county
41,63232.1
Same state
28,04921.7
Different state
13,58310.5
Elsewhere in 19954,6273.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population135,758100.0
Native127,92994.2
Born in United States
126,57893.2
State of residence
97,50571.8
Different state
29,07321.4
Born outside United States
1,3511.0
Foreign born7,8295.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,1673.8
Naturalized citizen
1,9631.4
Not a citizen
5,8664.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)7,829100.0
Europe1,87624.0
Asia4,67959.8
Africa3043.9
Oceania550.7
Latin America5597.1
Northern America3564.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over129,506100.0
English only118,30891.4
Language other than English11,1988.6
Speak English less than 'very well
4,1763.2
Spanish
2,3171.8
Speak English less than "very well"
5900.5
Other Indo-European languages
4,7673.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6641.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,6352.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,7591.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population135,758100.0

Total ancestries reported

140,819103.7
Arab5140.4
Czech11,1430.8
Danish2460.2
Dutch3,5132.6
English12,8229.4
French (except Basque)12,7512.0
French Canadian15230.4
German36,84327.1
Greek4610.3
Hungarian9630.7
Irish116,31612.0
Italian10,7757.9
Lithuanian5130.4
Norwegian7720.6
Polish6,4214.7
Portuguese1970.1
Russian2,1051.6
Scotch-Irish2,8772.1
Scottish2,8692.1
Slovak2,4531.8
Subsaharan African2920.2
Swedish2,0601.5
Swiss6850.5
Ukrainian1,0010.7
United States or American9,4206.9
Welsh1,7581.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2830.2
Other ancestries20,24314.9
(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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