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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harrisonburg 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 40,468 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,504 100.0   Native 36,735 90.8
Nursery school, preschool 435 2.2       Born in United States 35,911 88.7
Kindergarten 344 1.8           State of residence 20,596 50.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,545 13.0           Different state 15,315 37.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,358 7.0       Born outside United States 824 2.0
College or graduate school 14,822 76.0   Foreign born 3,733 9.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,649 6.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 666 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 17,448 100.0       Not a citizen 3,067 7.6
Less than 9th grade 1,853 10.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,193 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,110 23.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,733 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,978 17.1   Europe 480 12.9
Associate degree 867 5.0   Asia 1,013 27.1
Bachelor's degree 3,398 19.5   Africa 188 5.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,049 11.7   Oceania 8 0.2
        Latin America 1,939 51.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.8 (X)   Northern America 105 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 31.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,524 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,295 100.0   English only 33,163 86.1
Never married 18,564 52.6   Language other than English 5,361 13.9
Now married, except separated 12,368 35.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,925 7.6
Separated 704 2.0   Spanish 3,112 8.1
Widowed 1,357 3.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,908 5.0
 Female 1,125 3.2   Other Indo-European languages 1,207 3.1
Divorced 2,302 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 502 1.3
 Female 1,330 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 793 2.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 369 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 40,468 100.0
           under 18 years 326 100.0     Total ancestries reported 39,296 97.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 109 33.4   Arab 164 0.4
        Czech¹ 109 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 75 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 34,281 100.0   Dutch 478 1.2
Civilian veterans 2,178 6.4   English 3,886 9.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 882 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 136 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,088 20.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,384 100.0   Greek 165 0.4
With a disability 983 7.3   Hungarian 112 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,002 100.0   Irish¹ 4,155 10.3
With a disability 2,707 12.9   Italian 1,951 4.8
 Percent employed 56.4 (X)   Lithuanian 87 0.2
No disability 18,295 87.1   Norwegian 293 0.7
 Percent employed 73.7 (X)   Polish 856 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,199 100.0   Portuguese 36 0.1
With a disability 1,390 43.5   Russian 509 1.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,055 2.6
        Scottish 872 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 113 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 38,524 100.0   Subsaharan African 230 0.6
Same house in 1995 12,780 33.2   Swedish 456 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 23,764 61.7   Swiss 873 2.2
 Same county 1,721 4.5   Ukrainian 118 0.3
 Different county 22,043 57.2   United States or American 3,708 9.2
  Same state 15,895 41.3   Welsh 278 0.7
  Different state 6,148 16.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 49 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,980 5.1   Other ancestries 9,562 23.6
 
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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