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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Botetourt 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 30,496 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,949 100.0   Native 30,207 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 494 7.1       Born in United States 30,085 98.7
Kindergarten 315 4.5           State of residence 22,441 73.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,508 50.5           Different state 7,644 25.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,695 24.4       Born outside United States 122 0.4
College or graduate school 937 13.5   Foreign born 289 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 57 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 182 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 21,621 100.0       Not a citizen 107 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,467 6.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,551 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,333 33.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 289 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,442 20.5   Europe 110 38.1
Associate degree 1,586 7.3   Asia 104 36.0
Bachelor's degree 2,887 13.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,355 6.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 48 16.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.4 (X)   Northern America 27 9.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 28,758 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 24,658 100.0   English only 28,134 97.8
Never married 3,983 16.2   Language other than English 624 2.2
Now married, except separated 17,010 69.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 197 0.7
Separated 445 1.8   Spanish 205 0.7
Widowed 1,412 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 130 0.5
 Female 1,170 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 325 1.1
Divorced 1,808 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.2
 Female 916 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 71 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 30,496 100.0
           under 18 years 483 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,068 82.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 194 40.2   Arab 151 0.5
        Czech¹ 51 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 29 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 23,374 100.0   Dutch 631 2.1
Civilian veterans 3,636 15.6   English 3,554 11.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 557 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 178 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,435 14.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,279 100.0   Greek 22 0.1
With a disability 632 10.1   Hungarian 35 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,072 100.0   Irish¹ 2,759 9.0
With a disability 3,052 16.9   Italian 527 1.7
 Percent employed 57.7 (X)   Lithuanian 62 0.2
No disability 15,020 83.1   Norwegian 100 0.3
 Percent employed 82.2 (X)   Polish 307 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,991 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.1
With a disability 1,483 37.2   Russian 45 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,053 3.5
        Scottish 741 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 28,758 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.1
Same house in 1995 18,140 63.1   Swedish 176 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,540 36.7   Swiss 98 0.3
 Same county 3,849 13.4   Ukrainian 26 0.1
 Different county 6,691 23.3   United States or American 5,920 19.4
  Same state 4,527 15.7   Welsh 185 0.6
  Different state 2,164 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 78 0.3   Other ancestries 3,379 11.1
 
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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