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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fredericksburg 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 19,279 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,061 100.0   Native 18,282 94.8
Nursery school, preschool 229 3.8       Born in United States 18,097 93.9
Kindergarten 196 3.2           State of residence 10,104 52.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,469 24.2           Different state 7,993 41.5
High school (grades 9-12) 664 11.0       Born outside United States 185 1.0
College or graduate school 3,503 57.8   Foreign born 997 5.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 490 2.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 319 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 11,211 100.0       Not a citizen 678 3.5
Less than 9th grade 715 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,504 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,086 27.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 997 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,025 18.1   Europe 219 22.0
Associate degree 458 4.1   Asia 121 12.1
Bachelor's degree 2,011 17.9   Africa 29 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 1,412 12.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 580 58.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.2 (X)   Northern America 48 4.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 30.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,186 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,332 100.0   English only 16,440 90.4
Never married 6,844 41.9   Language other than English 1,746 9.6
Now married, except separated 6,193 37.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 766 4.2
Separated 523 3.2   Spanish 1,114 6.1
Widowed 1,155 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 584 3.2
 Female 975 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 428 2.4
Divorced 1,617 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 129 0.7
 Female 948 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 173 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,279 100.0
           under 18 years 201 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,275 100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 62 30.8   Arab 29 0.2
        Czech¹ 77 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 90 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,769 100.0   Dutch 258 1.3
Civilian veterans 1,792 11.4   English 2,611 13.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 595 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 71 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,482 12.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,732 100.0   Greek 75 0.4
With a disability 257 5.4   Hungarian 66 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,703 100.0   Irish¹ 2,305 12.0
With a disability 2,345 21.9   Italian 863 4.5
 Percent employed 66.9 (X)   Lithuanian 63 0.3
No disability 8,358 78.1   Norwegian 159 0.8
 Percent employed 79.5 (X)   Polish 404 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,523 100.0   Portuguese 45 0.2
With a disability 936 37.1   Russian 117 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 448 2.3
        Scottish 597 3.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 57 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 18,186 100.0   Subsaharan African 421 2.2
Same house in 1995 7,176 39.5   Swedish 210 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,575 58.1   Swiss 31 0.2
 Same county 2,400 13.2   Ukrainian 66 0.3
 Different county 8,175 45.0   United States or American 1,145 5.9
  Same state 5,545 30.5   Welsh 237 1.2
  Different state 2,630 14.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 35 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 435 2.4   Other ancestries 5,718 29.7
 
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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