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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Vinton 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 12,806 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,146 100.0   Native 12,768 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 204 6.5       Born in United States 12,752 99.6
Kindergarten 173 5.5           State of residence 10,758 84.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,658 52.7           Different state 1,994 15.6
High school (grades 9-12) 815 25.9       Born outside United States 16 0.1
College or graduate school 296 9.4   Foreign born 38 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 36 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 8,223 100.0       Not a citizen 2 0.0
Less than 9th grade 739 9.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,670 20.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,911 47.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 38 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,027 12.5   Europe 21 55.3
Associate degree 380 4.6   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 319 3.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 177 2.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 12 31.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.7 (X)   Northern America 5 13.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,872 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,904 100.0   English only 11,647 98.1
Never married 2,006 20.3   Language other than English 225 1.9
Now married, except separated 5,783 58.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.5
Separated 203 2.0   Spanish 112 0.9
Widowed 697 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.3
 Female 550 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 85 0.7
Divorced 1,215 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
 Female 648 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,806 100.0
           under 18 years 269 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,260 72.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 181 67.3   Arab 12 0.1
        Czech¹ 6 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,332 100.0   Dutch 268 2.1
Civilian veterans 1,301 13.9   English 834 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 194 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 35 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,181 9.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,033 100.0   Greek 1 0.0
With a disability 234 7.7   Hungarian 33 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,252 100.0   Irish¹ 1,096 8.6
With a disability 1,874 25.8   Italian 128 1.0
 Percent employed 40.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,378 74.2   Norwegian 24 0.2
 Percent employed 68.9 (X)   Polish 89 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,479 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 756 51.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 147 1.1
        Scottish 74 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 11,872 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.1
Same house in 1995 7,438 62.7   Swedish 20 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,417 37.2   Swiss 5 0.0
 Same county 2,066 17.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,351 19.8   United States or American 3,644 28.5
  Same state 2,031 17.1   Welsh 130 1.0
  Different state 320 2.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 17 0.1   Other ancestries 1,317 10.3
 
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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