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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pickett 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 4,945 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,021 100.0   Native 4,931 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 34 3.3       Born in United States 4,917 99.4
Kindergarten 59 5.8           State of residence 3,364 68.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 505 49.5           Different state 1,553 31.4
High school (grades 9-12) 261 25.6       Born outside United States 14 0.3
College or graduate school 162 15.9   Foreign born 14 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 3,466 100.0       Not a citizen 7 0.1
Less than 9th grade 734 21.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 552 15.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,367 39.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 14 100.0
Some college, no degree 396 11.4   Europe 14 100.0
Associate degree 103 3.0   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 157 4.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 157 4.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,670 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,072 100.0   English only 4,574 97.9
Never married 639 15.7   Language other than English 96 2.1
Now married, except separated 2,703 66.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 1.0
Separated 61 1.5   Spanish 44 0.9
Widowed 337 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.5
 Female 269 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 49 1.0
Divorced 332 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.4
 Female 185 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,945 100.0
           under 18 years 45 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,573 72.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 24 53.3   Arab 9 0.2
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,880 100.0   Dutch 68 1.4
Civilian veterans 517 13.3   English 531 10.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 96 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 243 4.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 992 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 106 10.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,776 100.0   Irish¹ 455 9.2
With a disability 761 27.4   Italian 38 0.8
 Percent employed 35.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,015 72.6   Norwegian 13 0.3
 Percent employed 78.4 (X)   Polish 20 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 832 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 390 46.9   Russian 7 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 115 2.3
        Scottish 31 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,670 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,106 66.5   Swedish 15 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,559 33.4   Swiss 6 0.1
 Same county 803 17.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 756 16.2   United States or American 1,421 28.7
  Same state 314 6.7   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 442 9.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 5 0.1   Other ancestries 497 10.1
 
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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