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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Petersburg 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 33,740 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,191 100.0   Native 32,971 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 422 5.2       Born in United States 32,497 96.3
Kindergarten 383 4.7           State of residence 24,805 73.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,088 49.9           Different state 7,692 22.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,910 23.3       Born outside United States 474 1.4
College or graduate school 1,388 16.9   Foreign born 769 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 169 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 433 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 22,289 100.0       Not a citizen 336 1.0
Less than 9th grade 2,756 12.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,233 19.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,759 30.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 769 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,208 18.9   Europe 324 42.1
Associate degree 1,035 4.6   Asia 204 26.5
Bachelor's degree 2,138 9.6   Africa 26 3.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,160 5.2   Oceania 5 0.7
        Latin America 192 25.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.6 (X)   Northern America 18 2.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 31,517 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 26,698 100.0   English only 30,123 95.6
Never married 9,524 35.7   Language other than English 1,394 4.4
Now married, except separated 9,976 37.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 559 1.8
Separated 1,439 5.4   Spanish 770 2.4
Widowed 2,835 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 272 0.9
 Female 2,360 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 388 1.2
Divorced 2,924 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 158 0.5
 Female 1,842 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 199 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 112 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,740 100.0
           under 18 years 1,231 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,291 83.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 576 46.8   Arab 22 0.1
        Czech¹ 63 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 30 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,001 100.0   Dutch 93 0.3
Civilian veterans 4,456 17.8   English 1,024 3.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 168 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 30 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 664 2.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,404 100.0   Greek 56 0.2
With a disability 639 8.6   Hungarian 44 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,068 100.0   Irish¹ 660 2.0
With a disability 5,259 29.1   Italian 191 0.6
 Percent employed 52.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 12,809 70.9   Norwegian 13 0.0
 Percent employed 72.9 (X)   Polish 68 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 5,098 100.0   Portuguese 38 0.1
With a disability 2,712 53.2   Russian 18 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 97 0.3
        Scottish 192 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 31,517 100.0   Subsaharan African 481 1.4
Same house in 1995 17,537 55.6   Swedish 40 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,484 42.8   Swiss 21 0.1
 Same county 7,427 23.6   Ukrainian 18 0.1
 Different county 6,057 19.2   United States or American 955 2.8
  Same state 3,656 11.6   Welsh 83 0.2
  Different state 2,401 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 41 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 496 1.6   Other ancestries 23,181 68.7
 
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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