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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fauquier 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 55,139 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,403 100.0   Native 53,157 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 1,095 7.6       Born in United States 52,246 94.8
Kindergarten 663 4.6           State of residence 29,469 53.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,171 49.8           Different state 22,777 41.3
High school (grades 9-12) 3,257 22.6       Born outside United States 911 1.7
College or graduate school 2,217 15.4   Foreign born 1,982 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 772 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 927 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 36,792 100.0       Not a citizen 1,055 1.9
Less than 9th grade 2,267 6.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,435 9.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,283 27.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,982 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,802 23.9   Europe 774 39.1
Associate degree 2,049 5.6   Asia 511 25.8
Bachelor's degree 6,700 18.2   Africa 44 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 3,256 8.8   Oceania 25 1.3
        Latin America 495 25.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.5 (X)   Northern America 133 6.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 27.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 51,566 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 42,910 100.0   English only 48,865 94.8
Never married 9,258 21.6   Language other than English 2,701 5.2
Now married, except separated 26,593 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 827 1.6
Separated 940 2.2   Spanish 1,202 2.3
Widowed 2,527 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 389 0.8
 Female 1,993 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 1,115 2.2
Divorced 3,592 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 227 0.4
 Female 2,021 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 307 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 200 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 55,139 100.0
           under 18 years 1,226 100.0     Total ancestries reported 55,886 101.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 451 36.8   Arab 82 0.1
        Czech¹ 324 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 330 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 40,258 100.0   Dutch 1,026 1.9
Civilian veterans 6,788 16.9   English 8,314 15.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,332 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 527 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,571 17.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,873 100.0   Greek 136 0.2
With a disability 922 7.2   Hungarian 233 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 32,682 100.0   Irish¹ 7,385 13.4
With a disability 4,259 13.0   Italian 2,407 4.4
 Percent employed 63.4 (X)   Lithuanian 95 0.2
No disability 28,423 87.0   Norwegian 558 1.0
 Percent employed 81.7 (X)   Polish 1,300 2.4
     Population 65 years and over 5,531 100.0   Portuguese 33 0.1
With a disability 1,981 35.8   Russian 350 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,537 2.8
        Scottish 1,626 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 153 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 51,566 100.0   Subsaharan African 222 0.4
Same house in 1995 29,452 57.1   Swedish 567 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,320 41.3   Swiss 179 0.3
 Same county 7,850 15.2   Ukrainian 81 0.1
 Different county 13,470 26.1   United States or American 6,969 12.6
  Same state 8,836 17.1   Welsh 448 0.8
  Different state 4,634 9.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 794 1.5   Other ancestries 10,087 18.3
 
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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