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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 42,441 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,447 100.0   Native 42,206 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 433 4.6       Born in United States 42,121 99.2
Kindergarten 395 4.2           State of residence 36,538 86.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,606 48.8           Different state 5,583 13.2
High school (grades 9-12) 2,479 26.2       Born outside United States 85 0.2
College or graduate school 1,534 16.2   Foreign born 235 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 106 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 99 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 28,370 100.0       Not a citizen 136 0.3
Less than 9th grade 5,780 20.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,193 18.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,492 29.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 235 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,888 17.2   Europe 95 40.4
Associate degree 1,270 4.5   Asia 72 30.6
Bachelor's degree 1,397 4.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,350 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 55 23.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 61.3 (X)   Northern America 13 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,873 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 34,374 100.0   English only 39,197 98.3
Never married 6,513 18.9   Language other than English 676 1.7
Now married, except separated 20,691 60.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 229 0.6
Separated 645 1.9   Spanish 365 0.9
Widowed 2,849 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 162 0.4
 Female 2,293 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 253 0.6
Divorced 3,676 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55 0.1
 Female 1,989 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 40 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 42,441 100.0
           under 18 years 815 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,048 63.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 434 53.3   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 32,416 100.0   Dutch 292 0.7
Civilian veterans 2,808 8.7   English 3,515 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 281 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,862 4.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,103 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 1,258 13.8   Hungarian 20 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 24,899 100.0   Irish¹ 2,550 6.0
With a disability 9,179 36.9   Italian 290 0.7
 Percent employed 25.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 15,720 63.1   Norwegian 22 0.1
 Percent employed 59.7 (X)   Polish 171 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 4,975 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.0
With a disability 3,120 62.7   Russian 15 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 493 1.2
        Scottish 217 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 39,873 100.0   Subsaharan African 39 0.1
Same house in 1995 27,221 68.3   Swedish 45 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,438 31.2   Swiss 1 0.0
 Same county 7,836 19.7   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 4,602 11.5   United States or American 13,548 31.9
  Same state 2,537 6.4   Welsh 58 0.1
  Different state 2,065 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 214 0.5   Other ancestries 3,576 8.4
 
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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