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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Patrick 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 19,407 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,770 100.0   Native 19,125 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 230 6.1       Born in United States 19,097 98.4
Kindergarten 275 7.3           State of residence 13,344 68.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,909 50.6           Different state 5,753 29.6
High school (grades 9-12) 813 21.6       Born outside United States 28 0.1
College or graduate school 543 14.4   Foreign born 282 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 176 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 67 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,815 100.0       Not a citizen 215 1.1
Less than 9th grade 2,401 17.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,816 20.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,751 34.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 282 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,943 14.1   Europe 64 22.7
Associate degree 714 5.2   Asia 61 21.6
Bachelor's degree 862 6.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 328 2.4   Oceania 7 2.5
        Latin America 148 52.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.2 (X)   Northern America 2 0.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,277 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,867 100.0   English only 17,596 96.3
Never married 2,647 16.7   Language other than English 681 3.7
Now married, except separated 10,183 64.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 400 2.2
Separated 428 2.7   Spanish 438 2.4
Widowed 1,290 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 272 1.5
 Female 975 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 169 0.9
Divorced 1,319 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69 0.4
 Female 661 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 72 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 59 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,407 100.0
           under 18 years 387 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,916 71.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 101 26.1   Arab 15 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,181 100.0   Dutch 149 0.8
Civilian veterans 1,861 12.3   English 1,543 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 221 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 12 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,062 5.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,652 100.0   Greek 18 0.1
With a disability 348 9.5   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,407 100.0   Irish¹ 1,101 5.7
With a disability 2,981 26.1   Italian 226 1.2
 Percent employed 54.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,426 73.9   Norwegian 23 0.1
 Percent employed 78.1 (X)   Polish 105 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 3,034 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.0
With a disability 1,329 43.8   Russian 9 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 374 1.9
        Scottish 269 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,277 100.0   Subsaharan African 32 0.2
Same house in 1995 12,219 66.9   Swedish 8 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,977 32.7   Swiss 45 0.2
 Same county 2,983 16.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,994 16.4   United States or American 5,676 29.2
  Same state 1,257 6.9   Welsh 113 0.6
  Different state 1,737 9.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 81 0.4   Other ancestries 2,898 14.9
 
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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