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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Staunton 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 23,853 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,314 100.0   Native 23,379 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 399 7.5       Born in United States 23,189 97.2
Kindergarten 286 5.4           State of residence 16,634 69.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,055 38.7           Different state 6,555 27.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,187 22.3       Born outside United States 190 0.8
College or graduate school 1,387 26.1   Foreign born 474 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 99 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 308 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 16,703 100.0       Not a citizen 166 0.7
Less than 9th grade 1,685 10.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,384 14.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,204 31.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 474 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,260 19.5   Europe 212 44.7
Associate degree 766 4.6   Asia 48 10.1
Bachelor's degree 2,063 12.4   Africa 26 5.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,341 8.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 162 34.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.6 (X)   Northern America 26 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,570 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,036 100.0   English only 21,582 95.6
Never married 5,012 25.0   Language other than English 988 4.4
Now married, except separated 9,874 49.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 286 1.3
Separated 799 4.0   Spanish 457 2.0
Widowed 2,156 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 165 0.7
 Female 1,733 8.6   Other Indo-European languages 457 2.0
Divorced 2,195 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 83 0.4
 Female 1,180 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 45 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,853 100.0
           under 18 years 366 100.0     Total ancestries reported 21,496 90.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 171 46.7   Arab 56 0.2
        Czech¹ 53 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 55 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,099 100.0   Dutch 338 1.4
Civilian veterans 2,854 14.9   English 2,377 10.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 470 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 108 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,323 13.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,373 100.0   Greek 52 0.2
With a disability 333 7.6   Hungarian 48 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,398 100.0   Irish¹ 2,148 9.0
With a disability 2,313 18.7   Italian 689 2.9
 Percent employed 62.7 (X)   Lithuanian 24 0.1
No disability 10,085 81.3   Norwegian 178 0.7
 Percent employed 82.4 (X)   Polish 208 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 3,875 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.1
With a disability 1,648 42.5   Russian 53 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,366 5.7
        Scottish 517 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 22,570 100.0   Subsaharan African 104 0.4
Same house in 1995 12,443 55.1   Swedish 291 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,024 44.4   Swiss 103 0.4
 Same county 1,558 6.9   Ukrainian 52 0.2
 Different county 8,466 37.5   United States or American 4,350 18.2
  Same state 6,877 30.5   Welsh 133 0.6
  Different state 1,589 7.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 27 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 103 0.5   Other ancestries 4,353 18.2
 
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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