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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Doddridge County
[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 7,403 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,737 100.0   Native 7,360 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 85 4.9       Born in United States 7,346 99.2
Kindergarten 76 4.4           State of residence 5,945 80.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 884 50.9           Different state 1,401 18.9
High school (grades 9-12) 537 30.9       Born outside United States 14 0.2
College or graduate school 155 8.9   Foreign born 43 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 27 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 4,897 100.0       Not a citizen 16 0.2
Less than 9th grade 628 12.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 870 17.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,021 41.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 43 100.0
Some college, no degree 754 15.4   Europe 23 53.5
Associate degree 124 2.5   Asia 20 46.5
Bachelor's degree 392 8.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 108 2.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.4 (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 6,958 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,965 100.0   English only 6,764 97.2
Never married 1,286 21.6   Language other than English 194 2.8
Now married, except separated 3,478 58.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.9
Separated 90 1.5   Spanish 77 1.1
Widowed 496 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.2
 Female 412 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 78 1.1
Divorced 615 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 0.5
 Female 247 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,403 100.0
           under 18 years 134 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,127 82.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 91 67.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 7 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,518 100.0   Dutch 343 4.6
Civilian veterans 767 13.9   English 823 11.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 81 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 25 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,006 13.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,634 100.0   Greek 11 0.1
With a disability 122 7.5   Hungarian 21 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,108 100.0   Irish¹ 1,189 16.1
With a disability 983 23.9   Italian 202 2.7
 Percent employed 30.7 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.1
No disability 3,125 76.1   Norwegian 28 0.4
 Percent employed 66.8 (X)   Polish 40 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,101 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 620 56.3   Russian 8 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 154 2.1
        Scottish 70 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 22 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 6,958 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,786 68.8   Swedish 19 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,160 31.0   Swiss 6 0.1
 Same county 664 9.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,496 21.5   United States or American 1,175 15.9
  Same state 1,107 15.9   Welsh 101 1.4
  Different state 389 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 12 0.2   Other ancestries 774 10.5
 
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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