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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Volusia 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 443,343 100.0
      enrolled in school 101,190 100.0   Native 414,990 93.6
Nursery school, preschool 6,635 6.6       Born in United States 403,779 91.1
Kindergarten 4,928 4.9           State of residence 130,702 29.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 42,395 41.9           Different state 273,077 61.6
High school (grades 9-12) 20,870 20.6       Born outside United States 11,211 2.5
College or graduate school 26,362 26.1   Foreign born 28,353 6.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8,492 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 14,955 3.4
  Population 25 years and over 317,225 100.0       Not a citizen 13,398 3.0
Less than 9th grade 15,226 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 41,756 13.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 102,353 32.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 28,353 100.0
Some college, no degree 76,948 24.3   Europe 9,808 34.6
Associate degree 24,981 7.9   Asia 4,426 15.6
Bachelor's degree 36,646 11.6   Africa 828 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 19,315 6.1   Oceania 138 0.5
        Latin America 10,093 35.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.0 (X)   Northern America 3,060 10.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 421,553 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 369,805 100.0   English only 376,145 89.2
Never married 78,186 21.1   Language other than English 45,408 10.8
Now married, except separated 205,036 55.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16,803 4.0
Separated 6,690 1.8   Spanish 26,190 6.2
Widowed 34,496 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,915 2.6
 Female 27,591 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 14,924 3.5
Divorced 45,397 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,075 1.0
 Female 25,196 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,529 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,243 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 443,343 100.0
           under 18 years 8,411 100.0     Total ancestries reported 462,254 104.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,947 46.9   Arab 1,800 0.4
        Czech¹ 2,506 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,591 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 353,632 100.0   Dutch 8,580 1.9
Civilian veterans 66,646 18.8   English 56,760 12.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 16,804 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5,753 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 69,500 15.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 84,624 100.0   Greek 2,382 0.5
With a disability 8,222 9.7   Hungarian 2,881 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 234,906 100.0   Irish¹ 61,975 14.0
With a disability 52,468 22.3   Italian 36,291 8.2
 Percent employed 54.9 (X)   Lithuanian 1,279 0.3
No disability 182,438 77.7   Norwegian 3,861 0.9
 Percent employed 75.1 (X)   Polish 14,911 3.4
     Population 65 years and over 94,613 100.0   Portuguese 1,294 0.3
With a disability 37,089 39.2   Russian 3,011 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 9,564 2.2
        Scottish 10,645 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,168 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 421,553 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,926 0.4
Same house in 1995 218,008 51.7   Swedish 5,717 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 195,490 46.4   Swiss 1,339 0.3
 Same county 99,365 23.6   Ukrainian 1,715 0.4
 Different county 96,125 22.8   United States or American 37,462 8.4
  Same state 37,483 8.9   Welsh 3,730 0.8
  Different state 58,642 13.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2,838 0.6
Elsewhere in 1995 8,055 1.9   Other ancestries 94,971 21.4
 
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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