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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Buckingham 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 15,623 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,417 100.0   Native 15,505 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 167 4.9       Born in United States 15,501 99.2
Kindergarten 214 6.3           State of residence 11,917 76.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,798 52.6           Different state 3,584 22.9
High school (grades 9-12) 902 26.4       Born outside United States 4 0.0
College or graduate school 336 9.8   Foreign born 118 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 43 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 58 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 10,893 100.0       Not a citizen 60 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,861 17.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,194 20.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,143 38.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 118 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,344 12.3   Europe 92 78.0
Associate degree 422 3.9   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 619 5.7   Africa 3 2.5
Graduate or professional degree 310 2.8   Oceania 3 2.5
        Latin America 20 16.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,870 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,731 100.0   English only 14,536 97.8
Never married 2,743 21.5   Language other than English 334 2.2
Now married, except separated 7,591 59.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60 0.4
Separated 490 3.8   Spanish 165 1.1
Widowed 934 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.2
 Female 755 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 151 1.0
Divorced 973 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.2
 Female 465 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,623 100.0
           under 18 years 437 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,250 72.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 182 41.6   Arab 9 0.1
        Czech¹ 16 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,115 100.0   Dutch 155 1.0
Civilian veterans 1,531 12.6   English 1,243 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 169 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 29 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 617 3.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,185 100.0   Greek 46 0.3
With a disability 342 10.7   Hungarian 8 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,519 100.0   Irish¹ 664 4.3
With a disability 1,924 25.6   Italian 244 1.6
 Percent employed 45.8 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.1
No disability 5,595 74.4   Norwegian 7 0.0
 Percent employed 75.7 (X)   Polish 41 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,982 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.1
With a disability 899 45.4   Russian 23 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 221 1.4
        Scottish 192 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,870 100.0   Subsaharan African 40 0.3
Same house in 1995 8,462 56.9   Swedish 29 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,365 42.8   Swiss 14 0.1
 Same county 2,292 15.4   Ukrainian 42 0.3
 Different county 4,073 27.4   United States or American 2,452 15.7
  Same state 3,117 21.0   Welsh 79 0.5
  Different state 956 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 43 0.3   Other ancestries 4,862 31.1
 
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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