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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Radford 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 15,859 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,502 100.0   Native 15,460 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 115 1.4       Born in United States 15,302 96.5
Kindergarten 87 1.0           State of residence 9,829 62.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 969 11.4           Different state 5,473 34.5
High school (grades 9-12) 379 4.5       Born outside United States 158 1.0
College or graduate school 6,952 81.8   Foreign born 399 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 239 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 189 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 6,766 100.0       Not a citizen 210 1.3
Less than 9th grade 518 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 606 9.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,329 19.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 399 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,529 22.6   Europe 105 26.3
Associate degree 480 7.1   Asia 132 33.1
Bachelor's degree 1,254 18.5   Africa 42 10.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,050 15.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 85 21.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.4 (X)   Northern America 35 8.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 34.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,267 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,104 100.0   English only 14,469 94.8
Never married 7,888 55.9   Language other than English 798 5.2
Now married, except separated 4,761 33.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 209 1.4
Separated 234 1.7   Spanish 355 2.3
Widowed 604 4.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 91 0.6
 Female 571 4.0   Other Indo-European languages 322 2.1
Divorced 617 4.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 0.7
 Female 420 3.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 94 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,859 100.0
           under 18 years 117 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,216 89.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 84 71.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 72 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 38 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,798 100.0   Dutch 212 1.3
Civilian veterans 1,114 8.1   English 1,769 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 248 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 128 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,278 14.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,323 100.0   Greek 45 0.3
With a disability 491 9.2   Hungarian 55 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,373 100.0   Irish¹ 1,855 11.7
With a disability 1,241 14.8   Italian 632 4.0
 Percent employed 62.9 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.1
No disability 7,132 85.2   Norwegian 59 0.4
 Percent employed 72.0 (X)   Polish 347 2.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,535 100.0   Portuguese 38 0.2
With a disability 703 45.8   Russian 78 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 612 3.9
        Scottish 553 3.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 47 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 15,267 100.0   Subsaharan African 59 0.4
Same house in 1995 4,817 31.6   Swedish 129 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,136 66.4   Swiss 42 0.3
 Same county 1,250 8.2   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 8,886 58.2   United States or American 2,096 13.2
  Same state 6,684 43.8   Welsh 106 0.7
  Different state 2,202 14.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 30 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 314 2.1   Other ancestries 2,673 16.9
 
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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