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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Martinsville 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 15,416 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,540 100.0   Native 15,004 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 249 7.0       Born in United States 14,934 96.9
Kindergarten 218 6.2           State of residence 11,025 71.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,577 44.5           Different state 3,909 25.4
High school (grades 9-12) 835 23.6       Born outside United States 70 0.5
College or graduate school 661 18.7   Foreign born 412 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 306 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 82 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 10,843 100.0       Not a citizen 330 2.1
Less than 9th grade 1,420 13.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,993 18.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,178 29.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 412 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,786 16.5   Europe 59 14.3
Associate degree 666 6.1   Asia 48 11.7
Bachelor's degree 1,138 10.5   Africa 19 4.6
Graduate or professional degree 662 6.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 262 63.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.5 (X)   Northern America 24 5.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,528 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,543 100.0   English only 13,842 95.3
Never married 3,161 25.2   Language other than English 686 4.7
Now married, except separated 5,789 46.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 294 2.0
Separated 595 4.7   Spanish 473 3.3
Widowed 1,625 13.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 252 1.7
 Female 1,411 11.2   Other Indo-European languages 158 1.1
Divorced 1,373 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.2
 Female 835 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 55 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,416 100.0
           under 18 years 479 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,740 82.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 213 44.5   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 20 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 25 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,917 100.0   Dutch 102 0.7
Civilian veterans 1,545 13.0   English 1,490 9.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 143 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 65 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 771 5.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,024 100.0   Greek 14 0.1
With a disability 300 9.9   Hungarian 20 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,130 100.0   Irish¹ 745 4.8
With a disability 1,967 24.2   Italian 235 1.5
 Percent employed 49.1 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.1
No disability 6,163 75.8   Norwegian 4 0.0
 Percent employed 71.9 (X)   Polish 56 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,774 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 1,363 49.1   Russian 38 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 486 3.2
        Scottish 207 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,528 100.0   Subsaharan African 278 1.8
Same house in 1995 8,432 58.0   Swedish 48 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,847 40.2   Swiss 12 0.1
 Same county 1,024 7.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,823 33.2   United States or American 1,632 10.6
  Same state 3,949 27.2   Welsh 104 0.7
  Different state 874 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 249 1.7   Other ancestries 6,195 40.2
 
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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