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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Falls Church city
[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 10,377 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,683 100.0   Native 8,710 83.9
Nursery school, preschool 219 8.2       Born in United States 8,319 80.2
Kindergarten 148 5.5           State of residence 2,141 20.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,110 41.4           Different state 6,178 59.5
High school (grades 9-12) 570 21.2       Born outside United States 391 3.8
College or graduate school 636 23.7   Foreign born 1,667 16.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 695 6.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 706 6.8
  Population 25 years and over 7,464 100.0       Not a citizen 961 9.3
Less than 9th grade 137 1.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 171 2.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 938 12.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,667 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,172 15.7   Europe 359 21.5
Associate degree 288 3.9   Asia 632 37.9
Bachelor's degree 2,236 30.0   Africa 112 6.7
Graduate or professional degree 2,522 33.8   Oceania 12 0.7
        Latin America 506 30.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 95.9 (X)   Northern America 46 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 63.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,751 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,394 100.0   English only 7,929 81.3
Never married 2,293 27.3   Language other than English 1,822 18.7
Now married, except separated 4,407 52.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 714 7.3
Separated 222 2.6   Spanish 716 7.3
Widowed 594 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 386 4.0
 Female 475 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 668 6.9
Divorced 878 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 116 1.2
 Female 588 7.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 378 3.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 204 2.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,377 100.0
           under 18 years 76 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,049 125.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 5 6.6   Arab 67 0.6
        Czech¹ 70 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 57 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,894 100.0   Dutch 154 1.5
Civilian veterans 1,164 14.7   English 1,825 17.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 375 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 80 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,874 18.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,953 100.0   Greek 109 1.1
With a disability 180 9.2   Hungarian 70 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,481 100.0   Irish¹ 1,999 19.3
With a disability 627 9.7   Italian 763 7.4
 Percent employed 68.6 (X)   Lithuanian 50 0.5
No disability 5,854 90.3   Norwegian 166 1.6
 Percent employed 86.0 (X)   Polish 392 3.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,209 100.0   Portuguese 38 0.4
With a disability 364 30.1   Russian 243 2.3
        Scotch-Irish 360 3.5
        Scottish 595 5.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 57 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 9,751 100.0   Subsaharan African 74 0.7
Same house in 1995 4,601 47.2   Swedish 141 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,416 45.3   Swiss 48 0.5
 Same county 610 6.3   Ukrainian 55 0.5
 Different county 3,806 39.0   United States or American 395 3.8
  Same state 2,098 21.5   Welsh 164 1.6
  Different state 1,708 17.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 734 7.5   Other ancestries 2,828 27.3
 
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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