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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Prince Edward 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 19,720 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,257 100.0   Native 19,449 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 242 3.3       Born in United States 19,325 98.0
Kindergarten 161 2.2           State of residence 14,560 73.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,012 27.7           Different state 4,765 24.2
High school (grades 9-12) 957 13.2       Born outside United States 124 0.6
College or graduate school 3,885 53.5   Foreign born 271 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 66 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 145 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 11,089 100.0       Not a citizen 126 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,300 11.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,036 18.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,147 28.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 271 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,996 18.0   Europe 85 31.4
Associate degree 484 4.4   Asia 104 38.4
Bachelor's degree 1,193 10.8   Africa 34 12.5
Graduate or professional degree 933 8.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 30 11.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.9 (X)   Northern America 18 6.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,807 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,407 100.0   English only 17,829 94.8
Never married 5,343 32.6   Language other than English 978 5.2
Now married, except separated 8,026 48.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 344 1.8
Separated 494 3.0   Spanish 517 2.7
Widowed 1,372 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 185 1.0
 Female 1,104 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 314 1.7
Divorced 1,172 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 113 0.6
 Female 569 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 126 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,720 100.0
           under 18 years 572 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,969 86.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 246 43.0   Arab 11 0.1
        Czech¹ 18 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 31 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,707 100.0   Dutch 64 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,607 10.2   English 1,856 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 375 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,653 8.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,906 100.0   Greek 76 0.4
With a disability 362 6.1   Hungarian 22 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,681 100.0   Irish¹ 1,194 6.1
With a disability 2,208 22.8   Italian 489 2.5
 Percent employed 53.2 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.1
No disability 7,473 77.2   Norwegian 65 0.3
 Percent employed 70.6 (X)   Polish 182 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 2,624 100.0   Portuguese 27 0.1
With a disability 1,279 48.7   Russian 16 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 612 3.1
        Scottish 239 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,807 100.0   Subsaharan African 328 1.7
Same house in 1995 10,267 54.6   Swedish 77 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,339 44.3   Swiss 94 0.5
 Same county 2,576 13.7   Ukrainian 10 0.1
 Different county 5,763 30.6   United States or American 2,530 12.8
  Same state 4,193 22.3   Welsh 95 0.5
  Different state 1,570 8.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 63 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 201 1.1   Other ancestries 6,811 34.5
 
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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