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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hanover 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 86,320 100.0
      enrolled in school 23,954 100.0   Native 84,793 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 2,117 8.8       Born in United States 84,141 97.5
Kindergarten 1,349 5.6           State of residence 59,364 68.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,878 45.4           Different state 24,777 28.7
High school (grades 9-12) 5,309 22.2       Born outside United States 652 0.8
College or graduate school 4,301 18.0   Foreign born 1,527 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 518 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 792 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 56,892 100.0       Not a citizen 735 0.9
Less than 9th grade 2,247 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,370 9.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,401 28.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,527 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,441 23.6   Europe 522 34.2
Associate degree 3,109 5.5   Asia 405 26.5
Bachelor's degree 11,245 19.8   Africa 111 7.3
Graduate or professional degree 5,079 8.9   Oceania 14 0.9
        Latin America 312 20.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.6 (X)   Northern America 163 10.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 80,643 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 67,002 100.0   English only 77,707 96.4
Never married 13,253 19.8   Language other than English 2,936 3.6
Now married, except separated 43,310 64.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 849 1.1
Separated 1,181 1.8   Spanish 1,385 1.7
Widowed 3,688 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 442 0.5
 Female 2,976 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 1,076 1.3
Divorced 5,570 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 251 0.3
 Female 3,271 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 302 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 123 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 86,320 100.0
           under 18 years 1,367 100.0     Total ancestries reported 85,078 98.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 551 40.3   Arab 333 0.4
        Czech¹ 322 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 281 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 62,861 100.0   Dutch 1,018 1.2
Civilian veterans 8,783 14.0   English 15,118 17.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,219 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 448 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,205 14.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 20,468 100.0   Greek 247 0.3
With a disability 1,269 6.2   Hungarian 296 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 50,139 100.0   Irish¹ 10,308 11.9
With a disability 6,622 13.2   Italian 3,640 4.2
 Percent employed 67.1 (X)   Lithuanian 123 0.1
No disability 43,517 86.8   Norwegian 664 0.8
 Percent employed 84.2 (X)   Polish 1,323 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 8,923 100.0   Portuguese 108 0.1
With a disability 3,534 39.6   Russian 436 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 3,092 3.6
        Scottish 2,562 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 190 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 80,643 100.0   Subsaharan African 626 0.7
Same house in 1995 45,981 57.0   Swedish 461 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 34,206 42.4   Swiss 194 0.2
 Same county 11,437 14.2   Ukrainian 138 0.2
 Different county 22,769 28.2   United States or American 13,299 15.4
  Same state 16,098 20.0   Welsh 593 0.7
  Different state 6,671 8.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 72 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 456 0.6   Other ancestries 14,762 17.1
 
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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