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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Goochland 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 16,863 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,725 100.0   Native 16,532 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 359 9.6       Born in United States 16,481 97.7
Kindergarten 202 5.4           State of residence 11,616 68.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,700 45.6           Different state 4,865 28.9
High school (grades 9-12) 877 23.5       Born outside United States 51 0.3
College or graduate school 587 15.8   Foreign born 331 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 113 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 162 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 12,248 100.0       Not a citizen 169 1.0
Less than 9th grade 1,129 9.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,472 12.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,598 29.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 331 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,071 16.9   Europe 121 36.6
Associate degree 377 3.1   Asia 123 37.2
Bachelor's degree 2,188 17.9   Africa 8 2.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,413 11.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 58 17.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.8 (X)   Northern America 21 6.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 29.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,999 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,888 100.0   English only 15,438 96.5
Never married 2,491 17.9   Language other than English 561 3.5
Now married, except separated 9,085 65.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 181 1.1
Separated 258 1.9   Spanish 194 1.2
Widowed 909 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 49 0.3
 Female 659 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 268 1.7
Divorced 1,145 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 74 0.5
 Female 511 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 59 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,863 100.0
           under 18 years 302 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,480 85.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 141 46.7   Arab 143 0.8
        Czech¹ 113 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 30 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,283 100.0   Dutch 231 1.4
Civilian veterans 1,469 11.1   English 2,127 12.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 372 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 38 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,423 8.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,946 100.0   Greek 86 0.5
With a disability 189 6.4   Hungarian 60 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,739 100.0   Irish¹ 1,373 8.1
With a disability 1,417 14.5   Italian 501 3.0
 Percent employed 49.7 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.1
No disability 8,322 85.5   Norwegian 68 0.4
 Percent employed 82.5 (X)   Polish 73 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,002 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 661 33.0   Russian 85 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 485 2.9
        Scottish 452 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 15,999 100.0   Subsaharan African 64 0.4
Same house in 1995 9,888 61.8   Swedish 96 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,053 37.8   Swiss 12 0.1
 Same county 1,533 9.6   Ukrainian 28 0.2
 Different county 4,520 28.3   United States or American 2,390 14.2
  Same state 3,705 23.2   Welsh 88 0.5
  Different state 815 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 58 0.4   Other ancestries 4,117 24.4
 
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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