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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Greenbrier 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 34,453 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,168 100.0   Native 34,249 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 327 4.6       Born in United States 34,198 99.3
Kindergarten 435 6.1           State of residence 26,098 75.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,406 47.5           Different state 8,100 23.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,892 26.4       Born outside United States 51 0.1
College or graduate school 1,108 15.5   Foreign born 204 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 35 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 154 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 24,373 100.0       Not a citizen 50 0.1
Less than 9th grade 2,637 10.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,838 15.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,057 41.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 204 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,584 14.7   Europe 88 43.1
Associate degree 933 3.8   Asia 48 23.5
Bachelor's degree 1,877 7.7   Africa 3 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,447 5.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 36 17.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.4 (X)   Northern America 29 14.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,584 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 28,390 100.0   English only 31,942 98.0
Never married 5,423 19.1   Language other than English 642 2.0
Now married, except separated 16,545 58.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 161 0.5
Separated 359 1.3   Spanish 382 1.2
Widowed 2,948 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 0.3
 Female 2,489 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 184 0.6
Divorced 3,115 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.2
 Female 1,725 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 28 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 34,453 100.0
           under 18 years 597 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,149 78.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 282 47.2   Arab 89 0.3
        Czech¹ 103 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 20 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,013 100.0   Dutch 658 1.9
Civilian veterans 3,954 14.6   English 2,983 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 365 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 57 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,213 12.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,670 100.0   Greek 37 0.1
With a disability 478 7.2   Hungarian 93 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,645 100.0   Irish¹ 3,909 11.3
With a disability 4,706 24.0   Italian 773 2.2
 Percent employed 38.1 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 14,939 76.0   Norwegian 53 0.2
 Percent employed 70.2 (X)   Polish 346 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 5,745 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,713 47.2   Russian 59 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,170 3.4
        Scottish 735 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 59 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 32,584 100.0   Subsaharan African 27 0.1
Same house in 1995 20,960 64.3   Swedish 91 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,556 35.5   Swiss 68 0.2
 Same county 6,931 21.3   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 4,625 14.2   United States or American 6,465 18.8
  Same state 2,146 6.6   Welsh 202 0.6
  Different state 2,479 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 68 0.2   Other ancestries 4,553 13.2
 
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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