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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Isle of Wight 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 29,728 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,272 100.0   Native 29,393 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 572 7.9       Born in United States 29,151 98.1
Kindergarten 410 5.6           State of residence 20,757 69.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,616 49.7           Different state 8,394 28.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,705 23.4       Born outside United States 242 0.8
College or graduate school 969 13.3   Foreign born 335 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 102 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 203 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 20,121 100.0       Not a citizen 132 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,662 8.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,122 15.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,146 30.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 335 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,280 21.3   Europe 133 39.7
Associate degree 1,392 6.9   Asia 86 25.7
Bachelor's degree 2,476 12.3   Africa 22 6.6
Graduate or professional degree 1,043 5.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 54 16.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.2 (X)   Northern America 40 11.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,949 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,457 100.0   English only 27,103 97.0
Never married 4,974 21.2   Language other than English 846 3.0
Now married, except separated 14,412 61.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 181 0.6
Separated 808 3.4   Spanish 426 1.5
Widowed 1,599 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 104 0.4
 Female 1,374 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 371 1.3
Divorced 1,664 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.1
 Female 761 3.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 47 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,728 100.0
           under 18 years 858 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,663 86.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 388 45.2   Arab 78 0.3
        Czech¹ 108 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 90 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,022 100.0   Dutch 201 0.7
Civilian veterans 3,314 15.0   English 3,897 13.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 548 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 171 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,565 8.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,784 100.0   Greek 51 0.2
With a disability 474 7.0   Hungarian 80 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,447 100.0   Irish¹ 2,238 7.5
With a disability 3,506 20.1   Italian 574 1.9
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 13,941 79.9   Norwegian 128 0.4
 Percent employed 78.0 (X)   Polish 341 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,445 100.0   Portuguese 42 0.1
With a disability 1,563 45.4   Russian 56 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 671 2.3
        Scottish 582 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 27,949 100.0   Subsaharan African 189 0.6
Same house in 1995 17,718 63.4   Swedish 180 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,120 36.2   Swiss 25 0.1
 Same county 3,475 12.4   Ukrainian 34 0.1
 Different county 6,645 23.8   United States or American 4,076 13.7
  Same state 4,726 16.9   Welsh 116 0.4
  Different state 1,919 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 21 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 111 0.4   Other ancestries 8,588 28.9
 
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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