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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Richmond 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 197,790 100.0
      enrolled in school 54,048 100.0   Native 190,147 96.1
Nursery school, preschool 3,408 6.3       Born in United States 188,271 95.2
Kindergarten 2,610 4.8           State of residence 132,899 67.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 20,092 37.2           Different state 55,372 28.0
High school (grades 9-12) 8,822 16.3       Born outside United States 1,876 0.9
College or graduate school 19,116 35.4   Foreign born 7,643 3.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,238 2.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,715 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 128,555 100.0       Not a citizen 4,928 2.5
Less than 9th grade 9,859 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 22,048 17.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 30,314 23.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,643 100.0
Some college, no degree 24,224 18.8   Europe 1,288 16.9
Associate degree 4,249 3.3   Asia 1,993 26.1
Bachelor's degree 23,951 18.6   Africa 649 8.5
Graduate or professional degree 13,910 10.8   Oceania 30 0.4
        Latin America 3,513 46.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.2 (X)   Northern America 170 2.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 29.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 185,379 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 160,809 100.0   English only 172,876 93.3
Never married 65,838 40.9   Language other than English 12,503 6.7
Now married, except separated 55,793 34.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,219 2.8
Separated 6,803 4.2   Spanish 6,483 3.5
Widowed 13,853 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,223 1.7
 Female 11,343 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 3,595 1.9
Divorced 18,522 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,104 0.6
 Female 10,877 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,507 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 710 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 197,790 100.0
           under 18 years 4,971 100.0     Total ancestries reported 177,556 89.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,272 45.7   Arab 639 0.3
        Czech¹ 404 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 248 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 154,222 100.0   Dutch 1,156 0.6
Civilian veterans 17,936 11.6   English 16,881 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,580 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 625 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,006 6.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 42,153 100.0   Greek 409 0.2
With a disability 4,971 11.8   Hungarian 482 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 114,487 100.0   Irish¹ 10,769 5.4
With a disability 26,981 23.6   Italian 3,838 1.9
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 211 0.1
No disability 87,506 76.4   Norwegian 619 0.3
 Percent employed 76.0 (X)   Polish 1,841 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 25,532 100.0   Portuguese 157 0.1
With a disability 12,275 48.1   Russian 937 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 3,371 1.7
        Scottish 3,861 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 196 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 185,379 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,833 1.4
Same house in 1995 88,927 48.0   Swedish 823 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 92,197 49.7   Swiss 226 0.1
 Same county 46,847 25.3   Ukrainian 277 0.1
 Different county 45,350 24.5   United States or American 7,575 3.8
  Same state 29,174 15.7   Welsh 1,131 0.6
  Different state 16,176 8.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 933 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 4,255 2.3   Other ancestries 102,528 51.8
 
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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