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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 7,771 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,161 100.0   Native 7,312 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 151 7.0       Born in United States 7,295 93.9
Kindergarten 132 6.1           State of residence 6,533 84.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,188 55.0           Different state 762 9.8
High school (grades 9-12) 568 26.3       Born outside United States 17 0.2
College or graduate school 122 5.6   Foreign born 459 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 109 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 216 2.8
  Population 25 years and over 4,773 100.0       Not a citizen 243 3.1
Less than 9th grade 955 20.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 785 16.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,483 31.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 459 100.0
Some college, no degree 827 17.3   Europe 12 2.6
Associate degree 136 2.8   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 479 10.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 108 2.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 447 97.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,180 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,757 100.0   English only 4,280 59.6
Never married 1,040 18.1   Language other than English 2,900 40.4
Now married, except separated 3,724 64.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 921 12.8
Separated 105 1.8   Spanish 2,873 40.0
Widowed 487 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 920 12.8
 Female 434 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 20 0.3
Divorced 401 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
 Female 193 3.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,771 100.0
           under 18 years 301 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,724 86.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 182 60.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,338 100.0   Dutch 49 0.6
Civilian veterans 436 8.2   English 556 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 59 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 393 5.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,144 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 139 6.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,780 100.0   Irish¹ 447 5.8
With a disability 804 21.3   Italian 6 0.1
 Percent employed 59.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,976 78.7   Norwegian 2 0.0
 Percent employed 71.4 (X)   Polish 2 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,116 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.1
With a disability 547 49.0   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 122 1.6
        Scottish 78 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,180 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,357 60.7   Swedish 69 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,756 38.4   Swiss 1 0.0
 Same county 1,715 23.9   Ukrainian 1 0.0
 Different county 1,041 14.5   United States or American 910 11.7
  Same state 920 12.8   Welsh 24 0.3
  Different state 121 1.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 67 0.9   Other ancestries 3,980 51.2
 
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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