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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cabell County
[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 96,784 100.0
      enrolled in school 25,315 100.0   Native 95,568 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,341 5.3       Born in United States 95,145 98.3
Kindergarten 1,109 4.4           State of residence 74,648 77.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,741 34.5           Different state 20,497 21.2
High school (grades 9-12) 4,372 17.3       Born outside United States 423 0.4
College or graduate school 9,752 38.5   Foreign born 1,216 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 454 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 705 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 64,444 100.0       Not a citizen 511 0.5
Less than 9th grade 4,365 6.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,552 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,853 33.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,216 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,028 20.2   Europe 285 23.4
Associate degree 3,145 4.9   Asia 635 52.2
Bachelor's degree 7,821 12.1   Africa 42 3.5
Graduate or professional degree 5,680 8.8   Oceania 66 5.4
        Latin America 125 10.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.0 (X)   Northern America 63 5.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 91,451 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 80,724 100.0   English only 88,938 97.3
Never married 21,556 26.7   Language other than English 2,513 2.7
Now married, except separated 42,094 52.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 711 0.8
Separated 1,016 1.3   Spanish 921 1.0
Widowed 6,895 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 285 0.3
 Female 5,821 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 814 0.9
Divorced 9,163 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 177 0.2
 Female 5,140 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 546 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 201 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 96,784 100.0
           under 18 years 1,362 100.0     Total ancestries reported 77,056 79.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 630 46.3   Arab 372 0.4
        Czech¹ 135 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 196 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 77,422 100.0   Dutch 1,788 1.8
Civilian veterans 11,337 14.6   English 11,192 11.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,488 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 106 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,860 11.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 20,170 100.0   Greek 331 0.3
With a disability 1,982 9.8   Hungarian 368 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 55,099 100.0   Irish¹ 10,843 11.2
With a disability 12,939 23.5   Italian 2,199 2.3
 Percent employed 42.0 (X)   Lithuanian 51 0.1
No disability 42,160 76.5   Norwegian 420 0.4
 Percent employed 73.4 (X)   Polish 934 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 14,797 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 7,036 47.6   Russian 170 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,872 3.0
        Scottish 2,055 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 58 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 91,451 100.0   Subsaharan African 136 0.1
Same house in 1995 51,377 56.2   Swedish 241 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 39,452 43.1   Swiss 97 0.1
 Same county 22,552 24.7   Ukrainian 19 0.0
 Different county 16,900 18.5   United States or American 16,638 17.2
  Same state 8,976 9.8   Welsh 719 0.7
  Different state 7,924 8.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 68 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 622 0.7   Other ancestries 12,700 13.1
 
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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