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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pittsylvania 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 61,745 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,858 100.0   Native 61,110 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 942 6.8       Born in United States 60,880 98.6
Kindergarten 820 5.9           State of residence 50,885 82.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,568 47.4           Different state 9,995 16.2
High school (grades 9-12) 3,637 26.2       Born outside United States 230 0.4
College or graduate school 1,891 13.6   Foreign born 635 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 364 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 186 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 43,120 100.0       Not a citizen 449 0.7
Less than 9th grade 6,136 14.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,982 18.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,173 35.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 635 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,340 17.0   Europe 129 20.3
Associate degree 2,496 5.8   Asia 95 15.0
Bachelor's degree 2,571 6.0   Africa 33 5.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,422 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 302 47.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.3 (X)   Northern America 76 12.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 58,236 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 50,138 100.0   English only 56,685 97.3
Never married 10,419 20.8   Language other than English 1,551 2.7
Now married, except separated 30,085 60.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 685 1.2
Separated 1,403 2.8   Spanish 1,034 1.8
Widowed 4,189 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 497 0.9
 Female 3,389 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 434 0.7
Divorced 4,042 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 145 0.2
 Female 2,013 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 48 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 61,745 100.0
           under 18 years 1,683 100.0     Total ancestries reported 45,831 74.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 858 51.0   Arab 15 0.0
        Czech¹ 18 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 29 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 47,488 100.0   Dutch 535 0.9
Civilian veterans 6,065 12.8   English 6,164 10.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 480 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 72 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,430 3.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,783 100.0   Greek 81 0.1
With a disability 1,136 8.9   Hungarian 21 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 36,455 100.0   Irish¹ 3,816 6.2
With a disability 8,112 22.3   Italian 568 0.9
 Percent employed 53.8 (X)   Lithuanian 21 0.0
No disability 28,343 77.7   Norwegian 152 0.2
 Percent employed 78.5 (X)   Polish 160 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 8,709 100.0   Portuguese 24 0.0
With a disability 4,273 49.1   Russian 63 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 861 1.4
        Scottish 641 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 28 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 58,236 100.0   Subsaharan African 190 0.3
Same house in 1995 38,558 66.2   Swedish 73 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,286 33.1   Swiss 106 0.2
 Same county 11,561 19.9   Ukrainian 26 0.0
 Different county 7,725 13.3   United States or American 13,445 21.8
  Same state 4,664 8.0   Welsh 260 0.4
  Different state 3,061 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 16 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 392 0.7   Other ancestries 15,536 25.2
 
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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