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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rockbridge 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 20,808 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,498 100.0   Native 20,392 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 169 3.8       Born in United States 20,302 97.6
Kindergarten 319 7.1           State of residence 15,289 73.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,103 46.8           Different state 5,013 24.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,128 25.1       Born outside United States 90 0.4
College or graduate school 779 17.3   Foreign born 416 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 101 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 211 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 14,556 100.0       Not a citizen 205 1.0
Less than 9th grade 2,149 14.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,078 14.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,708 32.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 416 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,261 15.5   Europe 168 40.4
Associate degree 638 4.4   Asia 156 37.5
Bachelor's degree 1,486 10.2   Africa 2 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,236 8.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 83 20.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.0 (X)   Northern America 7 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,712 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,084 100.0   English only 19,111 97.0
Never married 3,601 21.1   Language other than English 601 3.0
Now married, except separated 10,300 60.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 192 1.0
Separated 318 1.9   Spanish 227 1.2
Widowed 1,235 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 0.5
 Female 951 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 315 1.6
Divorced 1,630 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 78 0.4
 Female 826 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 38 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,808 100.0
           under 18 years 443 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,183 82.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 260 58.7   Arab 45 0.2
        Czech¹ 77 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 48 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,186 100.0   Dutch 183 0.9
Civilian veterans 2,277 14.1   English 2,415 11.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 221 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 59 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,815 13.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,144 100.0   Greek 49 0.2
With a disability 453 10.9   Hungarian 42 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,131 100.0   Irish¹ 1,832 8.8
With a disability 2,700 22.3   Italian 450 2.2
 Percent employed 57.6 (X)   Lithuanian 26 0.1
No disability 9,431 77.7   Norwegian 121 0.6
 Percent employed 78.8 (X)   Polish 184 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 3,220 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.0
With a disability 1,208 37.5   Russian 82 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,112 5.3
        Scottish 407 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 19,712 100.0   Subsaharan African 28 0.1
Same house in 1995 12,756 64.7   Swedish 98 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,778 34.4   Swiss 44 0.2
 Same county 3,673 18.6   Ukrainian 20 0.1
 Different county 3,105 15.8   United States or American 4,672 22.5
  Same state 1,569 8.0   Welsh 120 0.6
  Different state 1,536 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 178 0.9   Other ancestries 2,010 9.7
 
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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