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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Floyd 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 90,565 100.0
      enrolled in school 23,133 100.0   Native 85,843 94.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,787 7.7       Born in United States 85,249 94.1
Kindergarten 1,105 4.8           State of residence 64,318 71.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,624 45.9           Different state 20,931 23.1
High school (grades 9-12) 4,646 20.1       Born outside United States 594 0.7
College or graduate school 4,971 21.5   Foreign born 4,722 5.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,912 3.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,349 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 58,651 100.0       Not a citizen 3,373 3.7
Less than 9th grade 6,739 11.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,997 17.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19,489 33.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,722 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,818 18.4   Europe 311 6.6
Associate degree 2,341 4.0   Asia 1,113 23.6
Bachelor's degree 5,849 10.0   Africa 14 0.3
Graduate or professional degree 3,418 5.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3,203 67.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.5 (X)   Northern America 81 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 84,524 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 71,839 100.0   English only 77,950 92.2
Never married 16,167 22.5   Language other than English 6,574 7.8
Now married, except separated 40,928 57.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,864 4.6
Separated 1,155 1.6   Spanish 4,611 5.5
Widowed 5,850 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,016 3.6
 Female 4,947 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 1,020 1.2
Divorced 7,739 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 375 0.4
 Female 4,424 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 579 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 359 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 90,565 100.0
           under 18 years 2,131 100.0     Total ancestries reported 67,052 74.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,051 49.3   Arab 320 0.4
        Czech¹ 48 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 28 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 68,384 100.0   Dutch 774 0.9
Civilian veterans 8,637 12.6   English 7,189 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 803 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 155 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,268 4.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 20,680 100.0   Greek 121 0.1
With a disability 2,002 9.7   Hungarian 58 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 50,020 100.0   Irish¹ 7,061 7.8
With a disability 12,342 24.7   Italian 854 0.9
 Percent employed 54.1 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 37,678 75.3   Norwegian 220 0.2
 Percent employed 77.2 (X)   Polish 376 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 11,873 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.0
With a disability 5,926 49.9   Russian 59 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,647 1.8
        Scottish 1,351 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 84,524 100.0   Subsaharan African 509 0.6
Same house in 1995 45,464 53.8   Swedish 223 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 37,609 44.5   Swiss 45 0.0
 Same county 23,562 27.9   Ukrainian 23 0.0
 Different county 14,047 16.6   United States or American 18,704 20.7
  Same state 7,472 8.8   Welsh 220 0.2
  Different state 6,575 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,451 1.7   Other ancestries 21,950 24.2
 
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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