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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chesterfield 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 42,768 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,526 100.0   Native 42,079 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 660 6.3       Born in United States 41,970 98.1
Kindergarten 613 5.8           State of residence 29,766 69.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,499 52.2           Different state 12,204 28.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,728 25.9       Born outside United States 109 0.3
College or graduate school 1,026 9.7   Foreign born 689 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 468 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 161 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 27,769 100.0       Not a citizen 528 1.2
Less than 9th grade 3,663 13.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,009 21.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,593 34.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 689 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,257 15.3   Europe 83 12.0
Associate degree 1,567 5.6   Asia 116 16.8
Bachelor's degree 1,834 6.6   Africa 17 2.5
Graduate or professional degree 846 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 464 67.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.2 (X)   Northern America 9 1.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,878 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,217 100.0   English only 38,533 96.6
Never married 8,028 24.2   Language other than English 1,345 3.4
Now married, except separated 17,677 53.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 674 1.7
Separated 1,522 4.6   Spanish 993 2.5
Widowed 2,920 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 514 1.3
 Female 2,496 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 179 0.4
Divorced 3,070 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 50 0.1
 Female 1,660 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 153 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 106 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 42,768 100.0
           under 18 years 1,263 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,070 75.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 564 44.7   Arab 50 0.1
        Czech¹ 39 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,345 100.0   Dutch 96 0.2
Civilian veterans 3,449 11.0   English 1,940 4.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 204 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 82 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,409 3.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,071 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 869 8.6   Hungarian 7 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 24,326 100.0   Irish¹ 1,768 4.1
With a disability 6,266 25.8   Italian 395 0.9
 Percent employed 46.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 18,060 74.2   Norwegian 46 0.1
 Percent employed 73.5 (X)   Polish 132 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 4,982 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.0
With a disability 2,499 50.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,345 3.1
        Scottish 585 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 33 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 39,878 100.0   Subsaharan African 443 1.0
Same house in 1995 26,014 65.2   Swedish 57 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,322 33.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 7,865 19.7   Ukrainian 10 0.0
 Different county 5,457 13.7   United States or American 7,788 18.2
  Same state 1,847 4.6   Welsh 143 0.3
  Different state 3,610 9.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 12 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 542 1.4   Other ancestries 15,462 36.2
 
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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