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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Floyd 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 13,874 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,800 100.0   Native 13,663 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 226 8.1       Born in United States 13,628 98.2
Kindergarten 148 5.3           State of residence 10,268 74.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,401 50.0           Different state 3,360 24.2
High school (grades 9-12) 620 22.1       Born outside United States 35 0.3
College or graduate school 405 14.5   Foreign born 211 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 91 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 66 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 9,836 100.0       Not a citizen 145 1.0
Less than 9th grade 1,580 16.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,365 13.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,759 38.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 211 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,413 14.4   Europe 44 20.9
Associate degree 489 5.0   Asia 17 8.1
Bachelor's degree 793 8.1   Africa 10 4.7
Graduate or professional degree 437 4.4   Oceania 12 5.7
        Latin America 120 56.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.1 (X)   Northern America 8 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,080 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,324 100.0   English only 12,697 97.1
Never married 1,949 17.2   Language other than English 383 2.9
Now married, except separated 7,382 65.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 152 1.2
Separated 218 1.9   Spanish 222 1.7
Widowed 817 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 97 0.7
 Female 711 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 152 1.2
Divorced 958 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55 0.4
 Female 459 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                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 13,874 100.0
           under 18 years 161 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,742 77.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 86 53.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 12 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,778 100.0   Dutch 219 1.6
Civilian veterans 1,347 12.5   English 1,485 10.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 205 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 90 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,559 11.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,744 100.0   Greek 13 0.1
With a disability 262 9.5   Hungarian 25 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,145 100.0   Irish¹ 855 6.2
With a disability 1,667 20.5   Italian 311 2.2
 Percent employed 54.8 (X)   Lithuanian 31 0.2
No disability 6,478 79.5   Norwegian 47 0.3
 Percent employed 76.7 (X)   Polish 158 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,137 100.0   Portuguese 35 0.3
With a disability 967 45.3   Russian 21 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 376 2.7
        Scottish 189 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,080 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,478 64.8   Swedish 67 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,480 34.3   Swiss 63 0.5
 Same county 1,941 14.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,539 19.4   United States or American 3,409 24.6
  Same state 1,530 11.7   Welsh 106 0.8
  Different state 1,009 7.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 122 0.9   Other ancestries 1,436 10.4
 
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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