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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: James 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 48,102 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,808 100.0   Native 46,109 95.9
Nursery school, preschool 901 7.6       Born in United States 45,287 94.1
Kindergarten 653 5.5           State of residence 21,065 43.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,403 45.8           Different state 24,222 50.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,574 21.8       Born outside United States 822 1.7
College or graduate school 2,277 19.3   Foreign born 1,993 4.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 605 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,116 2.3
  Population 25 years and over 34,042 100.0       Not a citizen 877 1.8
Less than 9th grade 976 2.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,679 7.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,099 20.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,993 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,183 21.1   Europe 772 38.7
Associate degree 1,965 5.8   Asia 592 29.7
Bachelor's degree 8,449 24.8   Africa 72 3.6
Graduate or professional degree 5,691 16.7   Oceania 11 0.6
        Latin America 345 17.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.3 (X)   Northern America 201 10.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 41.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 45,539 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 38,841 100.0   English only 42,863 94.1
Never married 7,857 20.2   Language other than English 2,676 5.9
Now married, except separated 24,565 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 820 1.8
Separated 859 2.2   Spanish 872 1.9
Widowed 2,704 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 279 0.6
 Female 2,224 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 1,246 2.7
Divorced 2,856 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 337 0.7
 Female 1,626 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 468 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 200 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 48,102 100.0
           under 18 years 748 100.0     Total ancestries reported 52,125 108.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 284 38.0   Arab 63 0.1
        Czech¹ 227 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 301 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,585 100.0   Dutch 941 2.0
Civilian veterans 7,299 20.0   English 8,972 18.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,496 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 446 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,596 15.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,706 100.0   Greek 193 0.4
With a disability 642 6.6   Hungarian 264 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,708 100.0   Irish¹ 6,591 13.7
With a disability 3,849 14.4   Italian 2,514 5.2
 Percent employed 61.2 (X)   Lithuanian 178 0.4
No disability 22,859 85.6   Norwegian 714 1.5
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 1,086 2.3
     Population 65 years and over 7,801 100.0   Portuguese 153 0.3
With a disability 2,681 34.4   Russian 298 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,464 3.0
        Scottish 1,422 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 88 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 45,539 100.0   Subsaharan African 121 0.3
Same house in 1995 22,653 49.7   Swedish 623 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 22,228 48.8   Swiss 207 0.4
 Same county 6,211 13.6   Ukrainian 162 0.3
 Different county 16,017 35.2   United States or American 3,748 7.8
  Same state 8,217 18.0   Welsh 480 1.0
  Different state 7,800 17.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 146 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 658 1.4   Other ancestries 11,631 24.2
 
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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