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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Amelia 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 11,400 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,734 100.0   Native 11,320 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 277 10.1       Born in United States 11,281 99.0
Kindergarten 89 3.3           State of residence 9,214 80.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,425 52.1           Different state 2,067 18.1
High school (grades 9-12) 724 26.5       Born outside United States 39 0.3
College or graduate school 219 8.0   Foreign born 80 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 25 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 49 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 7,789 100.0       Not a citizen 31 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,054 13.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,419 18.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,814 36.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 80 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,329 17.1   Europe 31 38.8
Associate degree 413 5.3   Asia 21 26.3
Bachelor's degree 503 6.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 257 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 17 21.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.3 (X)   Northern America 11 13.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,694 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,023 100.0   English only 10,415 97.4
Never married 1,989 22.0   Language other than English 279 2.6
Now married, except separated 5,241 58.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 100 0.9
Separated 258 2.9   Spanish 115 1.1
Widowed 658 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.4
 Female 554 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 133 1.2
Divorced 877 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.5
 Female 462 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 31 0.3
                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 11,400 100.0
           under 18 years 419 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,553 83.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 104 24.8   Arab 8 0.1
        Czech¹ 9 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,509 100.0   Dutch 111 1.0
Civilian veterans 1,224 14.4   English 1,066 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 53 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 826 7.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,553 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 239 9.4   Hungarian 14 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,612 100.0   Irish¹ 749 6.6
With a disability 1,677 25.4   Italian 182 1.6
 Percent employed 62.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,935 74.6   Norwegian 54 0.5
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 30 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,423 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 662 46.5   Russian 24 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 199 1.7
        Scottish 121 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,694 100.0   Subsaharan African 25 0.2
Same house in 1995 6,757 63.2   Swedish 22 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,932 36.8   Swiss 52 0.5
 Same county 1,603 15.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,329 21.8   United States or American 2,220 19.5
  Same state 1,961 18.3   Welsh 33 0.3
  Different state 368 3.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 5 0.0   Other ancestries 3,729 32.7
 
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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