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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: New Kent 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 13,462 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,026 100.0   Native 13,347 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 158 5.2       Born in United States 13,287 98.7
Kindergarten 142 4.7           State of residence 10,061 74.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,598 52.8           Different state 3,226 24.0
High school (grades 9-12) 809 26.7       Born outside United States 60 0.4
College or graduate school 319 10.5   Foreign born 115 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 77 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 9,285 100.0       Not a citizen 38 0.3
Less than 9th grade 494 5.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,305 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,226 34.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 115 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,195 23.6   Europe 62 53.9
Associate degree 549 5.9   Asia 20 17.4
Bachelor's degree 1,034 11.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 482 5.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 33 28.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,667 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,718 100.0   English only 12,387 97.8
Never married 2,015 18.8   Language other than English 280 2.2
Now married, except separated 7,002 65.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 82 0.6
Separated 300 2.8   Spanish 172 1.4
Widowed 597 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.4
 Female 442 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 77 0.6
Divorced 804 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.2
 Female 427 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,462 100.0
           under 18 years 321 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,737 87.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 171 53.3   Arab 7 0.1
        Czech¹ 96 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 26 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,049 100.0   Dutch 144 1.1
Civilian veterans 1,561 15.5   English 1,676 12.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 336 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 50 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,393 10.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,825 100.0   Greek 35 0.3
With a disability 259 9.2   Hungarian 60 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,083 100.0   Irish¹ 1,146 8.5
With a disability 1,207 14.9   Italian 425 3.2
 Percent employed 59.7 (X)   Lithuanian 18 0.1
No disability 6,876 85.1   Norwegian 84 0.6
 Percent employed 83.4 (X)   Polish 322 2.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,308 100.0   Portuguese 107 0.8
With a disability 638 48.8   Russian 31 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 372 2.8
        Scottish 209 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,667 100.0   Subsaharan African 97 0.7
Same house in 1995 7,805 61.6   Swedish 117 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,816 38.0   Swiss 24 0.2
 Same county 1,366 10.8   Ukrainian 18 0.1
 Different county 3,450 27.2   United States or American 1,858 13.8
  Same state 2,905 22.9   Welsh 48 0.4
  Different state 545 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 46 0.4   Other ancestries 3,032 22.5
 
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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