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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hopewell 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 22,354 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,474 100.0   Native 21,919 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 411 7.5       Born in United States 21,480 96.1
Kindergarten 407 7.4           State of residence 14,447 64.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,501 45.7           Different state 7,033 31.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,296 23.7       Born outside United States 439 2.0
College or graduate school 859 15.7   Foreign born 435 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 140 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 260 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 14,323 100.0       Not a citizen 175 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,287 9.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,758 19.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,139 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 435 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,085 21.5   Europe 205 47.1
Associate degree 593 4.1   Asia 122 28.0
Bachelor's degree 943 6.6   Africa 7 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 518 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 101 23.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,654 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,257 100.0   English only 19,625 95.0
Never married 4,770 27.6   Language other than English 1,029 5.0
Now married, except separated 8,095 46.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 397 1.9
Separated 815 4.7   Spanish 542 2.6
Widowed 1,703 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 262 1.3
 Female 1,401 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 334 1.6
Divorced 1,874 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 74 0.4
 Female 1,123 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 121 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,354 100.0
           under 18 years 495 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,339 86.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 220 44.4   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 163 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,264 100.0   Dutch 203 0.9
Civilian veterans 3,112 19.1   English 1,967 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 443 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 138 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,896 8.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,084 100.0   Greek 102 0.5
With a disability 538 10.6   Hungarian 33 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,137 100.0   Irish¹ 1,433 6.4
With a disability 3,196 26.3   Italian 440 2.0
 Percent employed 55.5 (X)   Lithuanian 10 0.0
No disability 8,941 73.7   Norwegian 32 0.1
 Percent employed 74.4 (X)   Polish 174 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,011 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,427 47.4   Russian 25 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 431 1.9
        Scottish 303 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 32 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 20,654 100.0   Subsaharan African 100 0.4
Same house in 1995 11,155 54.0   Swedish 43 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,206 44.6   Swiss 47 0.2
 Same county 4,109 19.9   Ukrainian 11 0.0
 Different county 5,097 24.7   United States or American 2,529 11.3
  Same state 3,563 17.3   Welsh 79 0.4
  Different state 1,534 7.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 30 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 293 1.4   Other ancestries 8,659 38.7
 
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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