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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Floyd 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 70,823 100.0
      enrolled in school 18,474 100.0   Native 69,998 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,254 6.8       Born in United States 69,647 98.3
Kindergarten 1,014 5.5           State of residence 38,135 53.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,755 47.4           Different state 31,512 44.5
High school (grades 9-12) 4,039 21.9       Born outside United States 351 0.5
College or graduate school 3,412 18.5   Foreign born 825 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 272 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 558 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 46,609 100.0       Not a citizen 267 0.4
Less than 9th grade 2,524 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,686 12.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,410 33.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 825 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,573 22.7   Europe 301 36.5
Associate degree 2,918 6.3   Asia 295 35.8
Bachelor's degree 6,050 13.0   Africa 37 4.5
Graduate or professional degree 3,448 7.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 177 21.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.4 (X)   Northern America 15 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 66,298 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 55,606 100.0   English only 64,371 97.1
Never married 12,323 22.2   Language other than English 1,927 2.9
Now married, except separated 32,300 58.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 579 0.9
Separated 749 1.3   Spanish 912 1.4
Widowed 3,590 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 277 0.4
 Female 2,876 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 806 1.2
Divorced 6,644 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 259 0.4
 Female 3,961 7.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 112 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 70,823 100.0
           under 18 years 971 100.0     Total ancestries reported 64,498 91.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 450 46.3   Arab 77 0.1
        Czech¹ 123 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 85 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 52,492 100.0   Dutch 1,247 1.8
Civilian veterans 7,806 14.9   English 7,027 9.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,658 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 162 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 18,580 26.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 16,489 100.0   Greek 67 0.1
With a disability 1,548 9.4   Hungarian 75 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 40,917 100.0   Irish¹ 9,120 12.9
With a disability 7,072 17.3   Italian 1,211 1.7
 Percent employed 55.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 33,845 82.7   Norwegian 420 0.6
 Percent employed 83.1 (X)   Polish 592 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 7,874 100.0   Portuguese 81 0.1
With a disability 3,090 39.2   Russian 106 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 968 1.4
        Scottish 1,222 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 33 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 66,298 100.0   Subsaharan African 127 0.2
Same house in 1995 37,828 57.1   Swedish 367 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 28,259 42.6   Swiss 324 0.5
 Same county 14,252 21.5   Ukrainian 60 0.1
 Different county 14,007 21.1   United States or American 9,749 13.8
  Same state 6,701 10.1   Welsh 410 0.6
  Different state 7,306 11.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 211 0.3   Other ancestries 9,600 13.6
 
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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