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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Poquoson 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 11,566 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,260 100.0   Native 11,226 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 209 6.4       Born in United States 10,902 94.3
Kindergarten 157 4.8           State of residence 6,610 57.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,526 46.8           Different state 4,292 37.1
High school (grades 9-12) 841 25.8       Born outside United States 324 2.8
College or graduate school 527 16.2   Foreign born 340 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 63 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 238 2.1
  Population 25 years and over 7,759 100.0       Not a citizen 102 0.9
Less than 9th grade 267 3.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 623 8.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,100 27.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 340 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,726 22.2   Europe 111 32.6
Associate degree 594 7.7   Asia 154 45.3
Bachelor's degree 1,371 17.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,078 13.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 51 15.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.5 (X)   Northern America 24 7.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 31.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,971 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,053 100.0   English only 10,549 96.2
Never married 1,578 17.4   Language other than English 422 3.8
Now married, except separated 6,137 67.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 157 1.4
Separated 152 1.7   Spanish 136 1.2
Widowed 514 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.5
 Female 422 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 144 1.3
Divorced 672 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.4
 Female 406 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 131 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,566 100.0
           under 18 years 152 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,444 98.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 32 21.1   Arab 35 0.3
        Czech¹ 62 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 21 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,281 100.0   Dutch 173 1.5
Civilian veterans 1,463 17.7   English 2,786 24.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 269 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 104 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,644 14.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,883 100.0   Greek 123 1.1
With a disability 199 6.9   Hungarian 40 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,589 100.0   Irish¹ 1,280 11.1
With a disability 851 12.9   Italian 549 4.7
 Percent employed 58.0 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 5,738 87.1   Norwegian 63 0.5
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 239 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,226 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.1
With a disability 509 41.5   Russian 37 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 369 3.2
        Scottish 342 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 61 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 10,971 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,517 59.4   Swedish 79 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,313 39.3   Swiss 11 0.1
 Same county 1,412 12.9   Ukrainian 34 0.3
 Different county 2,901 26.4   United States or American 1,474 12.7
  Same state 1,920 17.5   Welsh 95 0.8
  Different state 981 8.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 141 1.3   Other ancestries 1,521 13.2
 
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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