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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Manassas 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 35,135 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,941 100.0   Native 30,162 85.8
Nursery school, preschool 592 6.0       Born in United States 29,410 83.7
Kindergarten 543 5.5           State of residence 14,119 40.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,729 47.6           Different state 15,291 43.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,161 21.7       Born outside United States 752 2.1
College or graduate school 1,916 19.3   Foreign born 4,973 14.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,643 7.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,348 3.8
  Population 25 years and over 21,188 100.0       Not a citizen 3,625 10.3
Less than 9th grade 1,492 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,472 11.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,073 23.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,973 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,863 23.0   Europe 454 9.1
Associate degree 1,326 6.3   Asia 781 15.7
Bachelor's degree 3,780 17.8   Africa 139 2.8
Graduate or professional degree 2,182 10.3   Oceania 4 0.1
        Latin America 3,573 71.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.3 (X)   Northern America 22 0.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,021 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 26,336 100.0   English only 26,106 81.5
Never married 7,062 26.8   Language other than English 5,915 18.5
Now married, except separated 14,872 56.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,993 9.3
Separated 867 3.3   Spanish 4,410 13.8
Widowed 1,072 4.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,489 7.8
 Female 829 3.1   Other Indo-European languages 677 2.1
Divorced 2,463 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 164 0.5
 Female 1,320 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 681 2.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 323 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,135 100.0
           under 18 years 622 100.0     Total ancestries reported 37,375 106.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 232 37.3   Arab 179 0.5
        Czech¹ 120 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 194 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,539 100.0   Dutch 378 1.1
Civilian veterans 3,484 14.2   English 4,006 11.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 836 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 228 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,976 14.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,784 100.0   Greek 86 0.2
With a disability 772 8.8   Hungarian 164 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,624 100.0   Irish¹ 4,816 13.7
With a disability 3,011 14.6   Italian 1,640 4.7
 Percent employed 67.8 (X)   Lithuanian 47 0.1
No disability 17,613 85.4   Norwegian 208 0.6
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 916 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,685 100.0   Portuguese 232 0.7
With a disability 647 38.4   Russian 310 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 673 1.9
        Scottish 837 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 66 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 32,021 100.0   Subsaharan African 240 0.7
Same house in 1995 15,490 48.4   Swedish 204 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,112 47.2   Swiss 69 0.2
 Same county 1,785 5.6   Ukrainian 122 0.3
 Different county 13,327 41.6   United States or American 2,656 7.6
  Same state 9,254 28.9   Welsh 332 0.9
  Different state 4,073 12.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 101 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 1,419 4.4   Other ancestries 12,739 36.3
 
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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