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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nelson 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 14,445 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,892 100.0   Native 14,174 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 146 5.0       Born in United States 14,079 97.5
Kindergarten 115 4.0           State of residence 10,795 74.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,399 48.4           Different state 3,284 22.7
High school (grades 9-12) 839 29.0       Born outside United States 95 0.7
College or graduate school 393 13.6   Foreign born 271 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 80 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 183 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 10,403 100.0       Not a citizen 88 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,390 13.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,834 17.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,766 26.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 271 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,793 17.2   Europe 146 53.9
Associate degree 458 4.4   Asia 6 2.2
Bachelor's degree 1,205 11.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 957 9.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 104 38.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.0 (X)   Northern America 15 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,683 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,951 100.0   English only 13,194 96.4
Never married 2,595 21.7   Language other than English 489 3.6
Now married, except separated 6,971 58.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 148 1.1
Separated 335 2.8   Spanish 300 2.2
Widowed 876 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 80 0.6
 Female 691 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 169 1.2
Divorced 1,174 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.5
 Female 610 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,445 100.0
           under 18 years 289 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,394 85.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 207 71.6   Arab 23 0.2
        Czech¹ 65 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 37 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,320 100.0   Dutch 149 1.0
Civilian veterans 1,564 13.8   English 1,861 12.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 178 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 33 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,219 8.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,808 100.0   Greek 54 0.4
With a disability 286 10.2   Hungarian 45 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,441 100.0   Irish¹ 1,284 8.9
With a disability 2,025 24.0   Italian 257 1.8
 Percent employed 56.2 (X)   Lithuanian 32 0.2
No disability 6,416 76.0   Norwegian 40 0.3
 Percent employed 76.2 (X)   Polish 162 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,352 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,037 44.1   Russian 99 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 529 3.7
        Scottish 359 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,683 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,157 66.9   Swedish 101 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,477 32.7   Swiss 61 0.4
 Same county 1,812 13.2   Ukrainian 18 0.1
 Different county 2,665 19.5   United States or American 3,124 21.6
  Same state 1,819 13.3   Welsh 120 0.8
  Different state 846 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 49 0.4   Other ancestries 2,526 17.5
 
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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