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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chesapeake city
[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 199,184 100.0
      enrolled in school 58,385 100.0   Native 193,213 97.0
Nursery school, preschool 4,058 7.0       Born in United States 189,858 95.3
Kindergarten 3,335 5.7           State of residence 109,334 54.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 27,226 46.6           Different state 80,524 40.4
High school (grades 9-12) 12,981 22.2       Born outside United States 3,355 1.7
College or graduate school 10,785 18.5   Foreign born 5,971 3.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,755 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,627 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 125,498 100.0       Not a citizen 2,344 1.2
Less than 9th grade 5,059 4.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,588 10.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 34,840 27.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,971 100.0
Some college, no degree 32,997 26.3   Europe 1,324 22.2
Associate degree 8,071 6.4   Asia 2,667 44.7
Bachelor's degree 19,926 15.9   Africa 165 2.8
Graduate or professional degree 11,017 8.8   Oceania 24 0.4
        Latin America 1,439 24.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.1 (X)   Northern America 352 5.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 185,025 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 151,698 100.0   English only 174,633 94.4
Never married 34,237 22.6   Language other than English 10,392 5.6
Now married, except separated 90,341 59.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,258 1.8
Separated 5,594 3.7   Spanish 4,665 2.5
Widowed 8,327 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,578 0.9
 Female 6,756 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 3,058 1.7
Divorced 13,199 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 842 0.5
 Female 7,807 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,300 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 795 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 199,184 100.0
           under 18 years 5,414 100.0     Total ancestries reported 187,953 94.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,184 40.3   Arab 364 0.2
        Czech¹ 603 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 488 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 135,698 100.0   Dutch 2,283 1.1
Civilian veterans 25,621 18.9   English 20,988 10.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,598 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,500 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 20,453 10.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 49,412 100.0   Greek 504 0.3
With a disability 4,681 9.5   Hungarian 599 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 109,300 100.0   Irish¹ 18,842 9.5
With a disability 19,953 18.3   Italian 8,231 4.1
 Percent employed 62.4 (X)   Lithuanian 238 0.1
No disability 89,347 81.7   Norwegian 1,443 0.7
 Percent employed 80.2 (X)   Polish 3,988 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 16,960 100.0   Portuguese 189 0.1
With a disability 7,712 45.5   Russian 588 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 3,781 1.9
        Scottish 4,133 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 411 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 185,025 100.0   Subsaharan African 944 0.5
Same house in 1995 96,089 51.9   Swedish 1,720 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 85,952 46.5   Swiss 223 0.1
 Same county 32,695 17.7   Ukrainian 302 0.2
 Different county 53,257 28.8   United States or American 19,360 9.7
  Same state 29,882 16.2   Welsh 1,277 0.6
  Different state 23,375 12.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 741 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 2,984 1.6   Other ancestries 69,162 34.7
 
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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