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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Loudon 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 39,086 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,829 100.0   Native 38,380 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 479 6.1       Born in United States 38,211 97.8
Kindergarten 331 4.2           State of residence 26,395 67.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,140 52.9           Different state 11,816 30.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,761 22.5       Born outside United States 169 0.4
College or graduate school 1,118 14.3   Foreign born 706 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 327 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 227 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 27,899 100.0       Not a citizen 479 1.2
Less than 9th grade 2,960 10.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,849 13.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,269 33.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 706 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,412 19.4   Europe 142 20.1
Associate degree 1,669 6.0   Asia 66 9.3
Bachelor's degree 3,102 11.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,638 5.9   Oceania 8 1.1
        Latin America 432 61.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.6 (X)   Northern America 58 8.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,824 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,932 100.0   English only 35,636 96.8
Never married 5,030 15.8   Language other than English 1,188 3.2
Now married, except separated 20,753 65.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 521 1.4
Separated 377 1.2   Spanish 896 2.4
Widowed 2,301 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 462 1.3
 Female 1,931 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 246 0.7
Divorced 3,471 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.1
 Female 2,057 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 46 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 39,086 100.0
           under 18 years 720 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,448 75.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 306 42.5   Arab 12 0.0
        Czech¹ 35 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 103 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,551 100.0   Dutch 909 2.3
Civilian veterans 4,693 15.4   English 4,003 10.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 915 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 109 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,085 10.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,468 100.0   Greek 23 0.1
With a disability 570 7.6   Hungarian 61 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,977 100.0   Irish¹ 4,165 10.7
With a disability 5,177 22.5   Italian 551 1.4
 Percent employed 56.9 (X)   Lithuanian 39 0.1
No disability 17,800 77.5   Norwegian 118 0.3
 Percent employed 74.9 (X)   Polish 312 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 5,947 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.0
With a disability 2,624 44.1   Russian 30 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,331 3.4
        Scottish 850 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 36,824 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.0
Same house in 1995 21,305 57.9   Swedish 271 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,215 41.3   Swiss 76 0.2
 Same county 6,549 17.8   Ukrainian 13 0.0
 Different county 8,666 23.5   United States or American 6,570 16.8
  Same state 4,988 13.5   Welsh 199 0.5
  Different state 3,678 10.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 19 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 304 0.8   Other ancestries 4,602 11.8
 
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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