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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 16,900 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,072 100.0   Native 16,706 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 302 7.4       Born in United States 16,678 98.7
Kindergarten 274 6.7           State of residence 13,971 82.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,937 47.6           Different state 2,707 16.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,044 25.6       Born outside United States 28 0.2
College or graduate school 515 12.6   Foreign born 194 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 98 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 60 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 11,451 100.0       Not a citizen 134 0.8
Less than 9th grade 642 5.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 973 8.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,681 40.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 194 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,490 21.7   Europe 33 17.0
Associate degree 974 8.5   Asia 49 25.3
Bachelor's degree 1,251 10.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 440 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 80 41.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.9 (X)   Northern America 32 16.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,869 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,450 100.0   English only 15,344 96.7
Never married 2,638 19.6   Language other than English 525 3.3
Now married, except separated 8,313 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 216 1.4
Separated 105 0.8   Spanish 225 1.4
Widowed 1,316 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 99 0.6
 Female 1,133 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 263 1.7
Divorced 1,078 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 80 0.5
 Female 583 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 34 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,900 100.0
           under 18 years 107 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,854 105.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 21 19.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 259 1.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 305 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,640 100.0   Dutch 467 2.8
Civilian veterans 1,783 14.1   English 1,334 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 404 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 84 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,773 46.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,756 100.0   Greek 17 0.1
With a disability 218 5.8   Hungarian 13 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,811 100.0   Irish¹ 2,451 14.5
With a disability 1,499 17.0   Italian 128 0.8
 Percent employed 60.6 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 7,312 83.0   Norwegian 1,288 7.6
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 208 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,922 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.1
With a disability 1,125 38.5   Russian 30 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 141 0.8
        Scottish 202 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,869 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,749 61.4   Swedish 302 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,049 38.1   Swiss 90 0.5
 Same county 3,724 23.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,325 14.7   United States or American 1,069 6.3
  Same state 1,620 10.2   Welsh 59 0.3
  Different state 705 4.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 71 0.4   Other ancestries 1,193 7.1
 
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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