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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wirt 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 5,873 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,473 100.0   Native 5,854 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 84 5.7       Born in United States 5,826 99.2
Kindergarten 79 5.4           State of residence 5,050 86.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 711 48.3           Different state 776 13.2
High school (grades 9-12) 459 31.2       Born outside United States 28 0.5
College or graduate school 140 9.5   Foreign born 19 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 3,944 100.0       Not a citizen 17 0.3
Less than 9th grade 475 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 614 15.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,775 45.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 19 100.0
Some college, no degree 556 14.1   Europe 7 36.8
Associate degree 135 3.4   Asia 10 52.6
Bachelor's degree 275 7.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 114 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.4 (X)   Northern America 2 10.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,552 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,689 100.0   English only 5,497 99.0
Never married 882 18.8   Language other than English 55 1.0
Now married, except separated 2,951 62.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.2
Separated 54 1.2   Spanish 20 0.4
Widowed 383 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.2
 Female 279 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 35 0.6
Divorced 419 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 209 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,873 100.0
           under 18 years 120 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,130 70.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 95 79.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,392 100.0   Dutch 136 2.3
Civilian veterans 636 14.5   English 423 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 100 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 584 9.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,384 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 137 9.9   Hungarian 9 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,386 100.0   Irish¹ 560 9.5
With a disability 695 20.5   Italian 123 2.1
 Percent employed 36.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,691 79.5   Norwegian 4 0.1
 Percent employed 70.2 (X)   Polish 101 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 758 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 421 55.5   Russian 21 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 143 2.4
        Scottish 78 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,552 100.0   Subsaharan African 1 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,434 61.9   Swedish 32 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,116 38.1   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,042 18.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,074 19.3   United States or American 1,359 23.1
  Same state 780 14.0   Welsh 13 0.2
  Different state 294 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2 0.0   Other ancestries 439 7.5
 
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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