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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Henrico 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 262,300 100.0
      enrolled in school 65,953 100.0   Native 244,835 93.3
Nursery school, preschool 5,472 8.3       Born in United States 242,286 92.4
Kindergarten 3,652 5.5           State of residence 159,231 60.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 29,761 45.1           Different state 83,055 31.7
High school (grades 9-12) 13,487 20.4       Born outside United States 2,549 1.0
College or graduate school 13,581 20.6   Foreign born 17,465 6.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8,964 3.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7,215 2.8
  Population 25 years and over 177,191 100.0       Not a citizen 10,250 3.9
Less than 9th grade 7,213 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16,502 9.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 41,939 23.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 17,465 100.0
Some college, no degree 40,225 22.7   Europe 3,753 21.5
Associate degree 9,425 5.3   Asia 8,136 46.6
Bachelor's degree 41,102 23.2   Africa 965 5.5
Graduate or professional degree 20,785 11.7   Oceania 109 0.6
        Latin America 3,825 21.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.6 (X)   Northern America 677 3.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 34.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 244,359 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 207,707 100.0   English only 222,274 91.0
Never married 55,203 26.6   Language other than English 22,085 9.0
Now married, except separated 111,504 53.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,083 3.7
Separated 5,494 2.6   Spanish 6,884 2.8
Widowed 13,864 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,791 1.1
 Female 11,721 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 7,740 3.2
Divorced 21,642 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,536 1.0
 Female 13,775 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5,886 2.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,222 1.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 262,300 100.0
           under 18 years 4,330 100.0     Total ancestries reported 261,925 99.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,750 40.4   Arab 1,966 0.7
        Czech¹ 1,192 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 608 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 197,442 100.0   Dutch 2,788 1.1
Civilian veterans 25,247 12.8   English 36,505 13.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,933 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,343 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 28,725 11.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 54,345 100.0   Greek 1,079 0.4
With a disability 4,305 7.9   Hungarian 756 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 156,310 100.0   Irish¹ 24,947 9.5
With a disability 21,981 14.1   Italian 9,426 3.6
 Percent employed 65.9 (X)   Lithuanian 387 0.1
No disability 134,329 85.9   Norwegian 1,343 0.5
 Percent employed 83.4 (X)   Polish 4,151 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 29,986 100.0   Portuguese 363 0.1
With a disability 10,870 36.3   Russian 2,489 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 6,747 2.6
        Scottish 6,218 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 408 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 244,359 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,239 0.9
Same house in 1995 122,320 50.1   Swedish 1,533 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 115,971 47.5   Swiss 620 0.2
 Same county 50,610 20.7   Ukrainian 711 0.3
 Different county 65,361 26.7   United States or American 27,374 10.4
  Same state 39,285 16.1   Welsh 2,148 0.8
  Different state 26,076 10.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,287 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 6,068 2.5   Other ancestries 89,639 34.2
 
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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