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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rappahannock 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 6,983 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,453 100.0   Native 6,760 96.8
Nursery school, preschool 71 4.9       Born in United States 6,709 96.1
Kindergarten 64 4.4           State of residence 4,556 65.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 745 51.3           Different state 2,153 30.8
High school (grades 9-12) 357 24.6       Born outside United States 51 0.7
College or graduate school 216 14.9   Foreign born 223 3.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 36 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 88 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 5,059 100.0       Not a citizen 135 1.9
Less than 9th grade 569 11.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 645 12.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,522 30.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 223 100.0
Some college, no degree 929 18.4   Europe 150 67.3
Associate degree 234 4.6   Asia 8 3.6
Bachelor's degree 726 14.4   Africa 6 2.7
Graduate or professional degree 434 8.6   Oceania 6 2.7
        Latin America 39 17.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.0 (X)   Northern America 14 6.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,628 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,675 100.0   English only 6,428 97.0
Never married 952 16.8   Language other than English 200 3.0
Now married, except separated 3,616 63.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 1.1
Separated 96 1.7   Spanish 104 1.6
Widowed 422 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 64 1.0
 Female 335 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 75 1.1
Divorced 589 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 241 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,983 100.0
           under 18 years 201 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,835 97.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 25 12.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 23 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 17 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,408 100.0   Dutch 82 1.2
Civilian veterans 752 13.9   English 1,416 20.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 126 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 87 1.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 870 12.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,388 100.0   Greek 6 0.1
With a disability 73 5.3   Hungarian 39 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,266 100.0   Irish¹ 915 13.1
With a disability 679 15.9   Italian 219 3.1
 Percent employed 55.4 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.1
No disability 3,587 84.1   Norwegian 59 0.8
 Percent employed 80.6 (X)   Polish 124 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 964 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.1
With a disability 426 44.2   Russian 23 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 251 3.6
        Scottish 216 3.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,628 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,384 66.1   Swedish 46 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,210 33.3   Swiss 18 0.3
 Same county 918 13.9   Ukrainian 15 0.2
 Different county 1,292 19.5   United States or American 1,161 16.6
  Same state 926 14.0   Welsh 41 0.6
  Different state 366 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 34 0.5   Other ancestries 1,069 15.3
 
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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