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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Norfolk 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 234,403 100.0
      enrolled in school 63,867 100.0   Native 222,769 95.0
Nursery school, preschool 3,932 6.2       Born in United States 218,647 93.3
Kindergarten 3,532 5.5           State of residence 114,557 48.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 25,801 40.4           Different state 104,090 44.4
High school (grades 9-12) 11,517 18.0       Born outside United States 4,122 1.8
College or graduate school 19,085 29.9   Foreign born 11,634 5.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,987 2.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5,675 2.4
  Population 25 years and over 135,258 100.0       Not a citizen 5,959 2.5
Less than 9th grade 7,840 5.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 21,398 15.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 39,992 29.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 11,634 100.0
Some college, no degree 32,907 24.3   Europe 2,076 17.8
Associate degree 6,616 4.9   Asia 5,873 50.5
Bachelor's degree 16,107 11.9   Africa 657 5.6
Graduate or professional degree 10,398 7.7   Oceania 34 0.3
        Latin America 2,743 23.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.4 (X)   Northern America 251 2.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 217,818 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 186,360 100.0   English only 198,440 91.1
Never married 69,000 37.0   Language other than English 19,378 8.9
Now married, except separated 75,751 40.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,479 3.0
Separated 9,876 5.3   Spanish 8,482 3.9
Widowed 12,585 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,769 1.3
 Female 10,014 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 4,930 2.3
Divorced 19,148 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,262 0.6
 Female 10,966 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5,063 2.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,185 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 234,403 100.0
           under 18 years 5,504 100.0     Total ancestries reported 225,496 96.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,825 51.3   Arab 836 0.4
        Czech¹ 676 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 360 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 150,896 100.0   Dutch 2,136 0.9
Civilian veterans 30,068 19.9   English 16,152 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,640 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,501 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 20,167 8.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 51,061 100.0   Greek 1,028 0.4
With a disability 5,607 11.0   Hungarian 504 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 112,107 100.0   Irish¹ 19,034 8.1
With a disability 26,374 23.5   Italian 8,151 3.5
 Percent employed 54.1 (X)   Lithuanian 391 0.2
No disability 85,733 76.5   Norwegian 1,231 0.5
 Percent employed 73.6 (X)   Polish 3,639 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 24,436 100.0   Portuguese 493 0.2
With a disability 11,455 46.9   Russian 1,113 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 3,438 1.5
        Scottish 3,881 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 219 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 217,818 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,932 1.3
Same house in 1995 92,942 42.7   Swedish 1,246 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 119,527 54.9   Swiss 290 0.1
 Same county 50,831 23.3   Ukrainian 338 0.1
 Different county 68,696 31.5   United States or American 12,290 5.2
  Same state 25,682 11.8   Welsh 1,119 0.5
  Different state 43,014 19.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,723 0.7
Elsewhere in 1995 5,349 2.5   Other ancestries 115,968 49.5
 
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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