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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Stafford 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 92,446 100.0
      enrolled in school 29,156 100.0   Native 88,733 96.0
Nursery school, preschool 1,994 6.8       Born in United States 86,491 93.6
Kindergarten 1,712 5.9           State of residence 38,757 41.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,445 49.5           Different state 47,734 51.6
High school (grades 9-12) 6,126 21.0       Born outside United States 2,242 2.4
College or graduate school 4,879 16.7   Foreign born 3,713 4.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,028 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,404 2.6
  Population 25 years and over 56,029 100.0       Not a citizen 1,309 1.4
Less than 9th grade 1,782 3.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,597 8.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,663 28.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,713 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,218 23.6   Europe 1,041 28.0
Associate degree 4,163 7.4   Asia 1,429 38.5
Bachelor's degree 10,550 18.8   Africa 87 2.3
Graduate or professional degree 6,056 10.8   Oceania 12 0.3
        Latin America 1,030 27.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.6 (X)   Northern America 114 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 29.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 85,426 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 67,979 100.0   English only 79,205 92.7
Never married 15,234 22.4   Language other than English 6,221 7.3
Now married, except separated 43,442 63.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,801 2.1
Separated 1,604 2.4   Spanish 2,823 3.3
Widowed 2,226 3.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 833 1.0
 Female 1,775 2.6   Other Indo-European languages 2,079 2.4
Divorced 5,473 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 444 0.5
 Female 2,935 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,057 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 476 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 92,446 100.0
           under 18 years 1,884 100.0     Total ancestries reported 98,051 106.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 772 41.0   Arab 295 0.3
        Czech¹ 567 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 366 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 59,842 100.0   Dutch 1,317 1.4
Civilian veterans 12,713 21.2   English 11,296 12.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,674 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 867 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 15,102 16.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 25,232 100.0   Greek 466 0.5
With a disability 1,760 7.0   Hungarian 598 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 51,172 100.0   Irish¹ 13,789 14.9
With a disability 6,322 12.4   Italian 5,332 5.8
 Percent employed 66.4 (X)   Lithuanian 397 0.4
No disability 44,850 87.6   Norwegian 1,051 1.1
 Percent employed 82.9 (X)   Polish 2,545 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 5,075 100.0   Portuguese 172 0.2
With a disability 2,144 42.2   Russian 518 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 2,237 2.4
        Scottish 2,054 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 309 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 85,426 100.0   Subsaharan African 365 0.4
Same house in 1995 42,850 50.2   Swedish 824 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 40,696 47.6   Swiss 241 0.3
 Same county 11,500 13.5   Ukrainian 269 0.3
 Different county 29,196 34.2   United States or American 9,833 10.6
  Same state 15,354 18.0   Welsh 779 0.8
  Different state 13,842 16.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 490 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 1,880 2.2   Other ancestries 23,298 25.2
 
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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