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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Charles City 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 6,926 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,543 100.0   Native 6,839 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 87 5.6       Born in United States 6,767 97.7
Kindergarten 66 4.3           State of residence 5,742 82.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 682 44.2           Different state 1,025 14.8
High school (grades 9-12) 468 30.3       Born outside United States 72 1.0
College or graduate school 240 15.6   Foreign born 87 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 42 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 4,845 100.0       Not a citizen 45 0.6
Less than 9th grade 489 10.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,174 24.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,675 34.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 87 100.0
Some college, no degree 774 16.0   Europe 37 42.5
Associate degree 222 4.6   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 376 7.8   Africa 26 29.9
Graduate or professional degree 135 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 24 27.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,542 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,694 100.0   English only 6,371 97.4
Never married 1,592 28.0   Language other than English 171 2.6
Now married, except separated 3,041 53.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.8
Separated 119 2.1   Spanish 69 1.1
Widowed 452 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.2
 Female 384 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 72 1.1
Divorced 490 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.5
 Female 251 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,926 100.0
           under 18 years 325 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,259 90.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 169 52.0   Arab 34 0.5
        Czech¹ 5 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 12 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,400 100.0   Dutch 60 0.9
Civilian veterans 727 13.5   English 497 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 58 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 32 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 272 3.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,373 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 128 9.3   Hungarian 14 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,239 100.0   Irish¹ 252 3.6
With a disability 1,127 26.6   Italian 34 0.5
 Percent employed 59.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,112 73.4   Norwegian 14 0.2
 Percent employed 79.4 (X)   Polish 23 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 923 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.3
With a disability 396 42.9   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 74 1.1
        Scottish 52 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 6,542 100.0   Subsaharan African 33 0.5
Same house in 1995 4,863 74.3   Swedish 8 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,658 25.3   Swiss 24 0.3
 Same county 650 9.9   Ukrainian 4 0.1
 Different county 1,008 15.4   United States or American 836 12.1
  Same state 861 13.2   Welsh 28 0.4
  Different state 147 2.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 21 0.3   Other ancestries 3,863 55.8
 
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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