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Arlington county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school40,996100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,0777.5
Kindergarten2,0084.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,02931.8
High school (grades 9-12)6,51115.9
College or graduate school16,37139.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over138,844100.0
Less than 9th grade8,8296.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,0965.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)16,27411.7
Some college, no degree17,05712.3
Associate degree4,9753.6
Bachelor's degree41,18729.7
Graduate or professional degree42,42630.6
Percent high school graduate or higher87.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher60.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over162,652100.0
Never married67,85741.7
Now married, except separated70,94943.6
Separated3,7502.3
Widowed7,1104.4
Female
5,8393.6
Divorced12,9868.0
Female
7,4634.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,095100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren62930.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over155,034100.0
Civilian veterans15,57210.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years25,055100.0
With a disability2,0608.2
Population 21 to 64 years132,683100.0
With a disability18,80614.2
Percent employed
69.6(X)
No disability113,87785.8
Percent employed
83.6(X)
Population 65 years and over16,369100.0
With a disability6,06837.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over179,064100.0
Same house in 199570,37639.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199589,64750.1
Same county
30,87117.2
Different county
58,77632.8
Same state
19,88411.1
Different state
38,89221.7
Elsewhere in 199519,04110.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population189,453100.0
Native136,76072.2
Born in United States
132,86770.1
State of residence
30,44316.1
Different state
102,42454.1
Born outside United States
3,8932.1
Foreign born52,69327.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
30,54316.1
Naturalized citizen
14,3937.6
Not a citizen
38,30020.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)52,693100.0
Europe5,24510.0
Asia15,37629.2
Africa5,0149.5
Oceania2060.4
Latin America26,10849.5
Northern America7441.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over179,064100.0
English only119,81266.9
Language other than English59,25233.1
Speak English less than 'very well
29,79316.6
Spanish
32,21318.0
Speak English less than "very well"
19,27710.8
Other Indo-European languages
11,9206.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3,8172.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9,5535.3
Speak English less than "very well"
4,6232.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population189,453100.0

Total ancestries reported

214,231113.1
Arab3,4331.8
Czech11,2490.7
Danish9590.5
Dutch1,9321.0
English21,85511.5
French (except Basque)14,5132.4
French Canadian11,5020.8
German23,89312.6
Greek1,3100.7
Hungarian1,2690.7
Irish124,17212.8
Italian9,7035.1
Lithuanian7820.4
Norwegian2,3071.2
Polish5,3022.8
Portuguese6340.3
Russian3,6851.9
Scotch-Irish4,4352.3
Scottish5,3362.8
Slovak7070.4
Subsaharan African4,3762.3
Swedish2,6151.4
Swiss9340.5
Ukrainian1,0020.5
United States or American6,3463.3
Welsh1,8621.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7190.4
Other ancestries77,39940.9
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19


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