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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lynchburg 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 65,269 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,578 100.0   Native 63,196 96.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,126 5.8       Born in United States 62,722 96.1
Kindergarten 1,056 5.4           State of residence 43,665 66.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,503 33.2           Different state 19,057 29.2
High school (grades 9-12) 3,271 16.7       Born outside United States 474 0.7
College or graduate school 7,622 38.9   Foreign born 2,073 3.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,093 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 754 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 40,806 100.0       Not a citizen 1,319 2.0
Less than 9th grade 3,321 8.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,650 13.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,296 27.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,073 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,172 20.0   Europe 595 28.7
Associate degree 2,066 5.1   Asia 876 42.3
Bachelor's degree 6,431 15.8   Africa 109 5.3
Graduate or professional degree 3,870 9.5   Oceania 14 0.7
        Latin America 372 17.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.0 (X)   Northern America 107 5.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 61,433 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 53,081 100.0   English only 58,012 94.4
Never married 17,293 32.6   Language other than English 3,421 5.6
Now married, except separated 23,999 45.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,168 1.9
Separated 1,731 3.3   Spanish 1,538 2.5
Widowed 5,006 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 438 0.7
 Female 4,273 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,259 2.0
Divorced 5,052 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 396 0.6
 Female 3,174 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 488 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 269 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 65,269 100.0
           under 18 years 1,217 100.0     Total ancestries reported 57,753 88.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 660 54.2   Arab 75 0.1
        Czech¹ 168 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 88 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 50,740 100.0   Dutch 708 1.1
Civilian veterans 6,329 12.5   English 7,781 11.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,251 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 247 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,759 8.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,593 100.0   Greek 78 0.1
With a disability 1,430 9.2   Hungarian 194 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,454 100.0   Irish¹ 5,296 8.1
With a disability 7,777 22.6   Italian 1,286 2.0
 Percent employed 58.1 (X)   Lithuanian 36 0.1
No disability 26,677 77.4   Norwegian 322 0.5
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 638 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 9,618 100.0   Portuguese 51 0.1
With a disability 4,398 45.7   Russian 193 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,650 2.5
        Scottish 1,513 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 75 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 61,433 100.0   Subsaharan African 537 0.8
Same house in 1995 31,670 51.6   Swedish 396 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 28,558 46.5   Swiss 134 0.2
 Same county 12,573 20.5   Ukrainian 84 0.1
 Different county 15,985 26.0   United States or American 8,070 12.4
  Same state 8,437 13.7   Welsh 427 0.7
  Different state 7,548 12.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 227 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 1,205 2.0   Other ancestries 20,469 31.4
 
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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