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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lunenburg 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 13,146 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,602 100.0   Native 12,983 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 161 6.2       Born in United States 12,883 98.0
Kindergarten 153 5.9           State of residence 10,023 76.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,342 51.6           Different state 2,860 21.8
High school (grades 9-12) 665 25.6       Born outside United States 100 0.8
College or graduate school 281 10.8   Foreign born 163 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 102 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 42 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 9,305 100.0       Not a citizen 121 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,370 14.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,038 21.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,942 31.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 163 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,783 19.2   Europe 51 31.3
Associate degree 319 3.4   Asia 10 6.1
Bachelor's degree 593 6.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 260 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 87 53.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.4 (X)   Northern America 15 9.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,489 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,813 100.0   English only 12,089 96.8
Never married 2,832 26.2   Language other than English 400 3.2
Now married, except separated 5,627 52.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 139 1.1
Separated 396 3.7   Spanish 281 2.2
Widowed 1,060 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 128 1.0
 Female 870 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 108 0.9
Divorced 898 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
 Female 487 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,146 100.0
           under 18 years 400 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,419 71.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 180 45.0   Arab 74 0.6
        Czech¹ 7 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,323 100.0   Dutch 116 0.9
Civilian veterans 1,632 15.8   English 1,055 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 146 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 598 4.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,510 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 341 13.6   Hungarian 12 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,557 100.0   Irish¹ 541 4.1
With a disability 1,783 27.2   Italian 165 1.3
 Percent employed 50.6 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.2
No disability 4,774 72.8   Norwegian 10 0.1
 Percent employed 76.5 (X)   Polish 69 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,224 100.0   Portuguese 1 0.0
With a disability 1,017 45.7   Russian 9 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 166 1.3
        Scottish 82 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,489 100.0   Subsaharan African 69 0.5
Same house in 1995 8,570 68.6   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,798 30.4   Swiss 9 0.1
 Same county 1,681 13.5   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 2,117 17.0   United States or American 1,923 14.6
  Same state 1,205 9.6   Welsh 57 0.4
  Different state 912 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 121 1.0   Other ancestries 4,258 32.4
 
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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