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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Danville 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 48,411 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,141 100.0   Native 47,711 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 783 7.0       Born in United States 47,484 98.1
Kindergarten 705 6.3           State of residence 37,262 77.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,358 48.1           Different state 10,222 21.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,586 23.2       Born outside United States 227 0.5
College or graduate school 1,709 15.3   Foreign born 700 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 364 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 277 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 33,196 100.0       Not a citizen 423 0.9
Less than 9th grade 3,987 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,467 19.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,198 30.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 700 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,330 19.1   Europe 150 21.4
Associate degree 1,607 4.8   Asia 199 28.4
Bachelor's degree 2,852 8.6   Africa 59 8.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,755 5.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 278 39.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.5 (X)   Northern America 14 2.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 45,553 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 39,020 100.0   English only 43,922 96.4
Never married 9,926 25.4   Language other than English 1,631 3.6
Now married, except separated 18,191 46.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 610 1.3
Separated 2,088 5.4   Spanish 900 2.0
Widowed 4,529 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 403 0.9
 Female 3,775 9.7   Other Indo-European languages 471 1.0
Divorced 4,286 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 90 0.2
 Female 2,520 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 185 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 90 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 48,411 100.0
           under 18 years 1,278 100.0     Total ancestries reported 38,336 79.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 670 52.4   Arab 83 0.2
        Czech¹ 32 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 15 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 37,114 100.0   Dutch 289 0.6
Civilian veterans 5,530 14.9   English 3,696 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 424 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 86 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,680 3.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,111 100.0   Greek 185 0.4
With a disability 709 7.0   Hungarian 5 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,294 100.0   Irish¹ 2,232 4.6
With a disability 6,538 25.8   Italian 321 0.7
 Percent employed 51.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 18,756 74.2   Norwegian 66 0.1
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 99 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 9,061 100.0   Portuguese 21 0.0
With a disability 4,218 46.6   Russian 77 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 620 1.3
        Scottish 594 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 45,553 100.0   Subsaharan African 634 1.3
Same house in 1995 27,317 60.0   Swedish 106 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,852 39.2   Swiss 52 0.1
 Same county 5,855 12.9   Ukrainian 17 0.0
 Different county 11,997 26.3   United States or American 6,433 13.3
  Same state 8,887 19.5   Welsh 75 0.2
  Different state 3,110 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 384 0.8   Other ancestries 20,475 42.3
 
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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