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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Appomattox 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 13,705 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,174 100.0   Native 13,517 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 196 6.2       Born in United States 13,474 98.3
Kindergarten 192 6.0           State of residence 10,994 80.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,578 49.7           Different state 2,480 18.1
High school (grades 9-12) 858 27.0       Born outside United States 43 0.3
College or graduate school 350 11.0   Foreign born 188 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 102 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 84 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 9,421 100.0       Not a citizen 104 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,081 11.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,678 17.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,610 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 188 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,666 17.7   Europe 58 30.9
Associate degree 396 4.2   Asia 41 21.8
Bachelor's degree 625 6.6   Africa 42 22.3
Graduate or professional degree 365 3.9   Oceania 1 0.5
        Latin America 40 21.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.7 (X)   Northern America 6 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,871 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,931 100.0   English only 12,502 97.1
Never married 2,238 20.5   Language other than English 369 2.9
Now married, except separated 6,458 59.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 140 1.1
Separated 293 2.7   Spanish 156 1.2
Widowed 926 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.4
 Female 758 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 127 1.0
Divorced 1,016 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.3
 Female 629 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 40 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,705 100.0
           under 18 years 248 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,744 78.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 102 41.1   Arab 5 0.0
        Czech¹ 10 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 44 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,322 100.0   Dutch 61 0.4
Civilian veterans 1,473 14.3   English 1,227 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 225 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 19 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 616 4.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,947 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 297 10.1   Hungarian 47 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,835 100.0   Irish¹ 749 5.5
With a disability 1,829 23.3   Italian 161 1.2
 Percent employed 56.7 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.1
No disability 6,006 76.7   Norwegian 23 0.2
 Percent employed 78.6 (X)   Polish 184 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,007 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 932 46.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 141 1.0
        Scottish 241 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 12,871 100.0   Subsaharan African 132 1.0
Same house in 1995 8,219 63.9   Swedish 30 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,578 35.6   Swiss 10 0.1
 Same county 2,391 18.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,187 17.0   United States or American 3,797 27.7
  Same state 1,568 12.2   Welsh 61 0.4
  Different state 619 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 74 0.6   Other ancestries 2,932 21.4
 
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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