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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Social Statistics

Burlington, North Carolina

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,502100.0
Nursery school, preschool6095.8
Kindergarten5285.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,14649.0
High school (grades 9-12)2,29221.8
College or graduate school1,92718.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over30,454100.0
Less than 9th grade3,36911.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,47414.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,74228.7
Some college, no degree5,21017.1
Associate degree2,0536.7
Bachelor's degree4,75915.6
Graduate or professional degree1,8476.1
Percent high school graduate or higher74.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher21.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over36,212100.0
Never married9,61126.5
Now married, except separated18,25450.4
Separated1,2833.5
Widowed3,3249.2
Female
2,8627.9
Divorced3,74010.3
Female
2,2546.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,016100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren44844.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over34,495100.0
Civilian veterans4,31912.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,498100.0
With a disability7357.7
Population 21 to 64 years25,271100.0
With a disability5,49221.7
Percent employed
61.7(X)
No disability19,77978.3
Percent employed
80.5(X)
Population 65 years and over6,846100.0
With a disability3,17646.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over42,388100.0
Same house in 199521,98651.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199518,53043.7
Same county
11,13926.3
Different county
7,39117.4
Same state
3,3337.9
Different state
4,0589.6
Elsewhere in 19951,8724.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population45,363100.0
Native41,00290.4
Born in United States
40,77589.9
State of residence
30,23066.6
Different state
10,54523.2
Born outside United States
2270.5
Foreign born4,3619.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,1587.0
Naturalized citizen
7101.6
Not a citizen
3,6518.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,361100.0
Europe2896.6
Asia69716.0
Africa1012.3
Oceania80.2
Latin America3,21773.8
Northern America491.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over42,388100.0
English only36,90487.1
Language other than English5,48412.9
Speak English less than 'very well
3,6258.6
Spanish
4,1579.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3,0697.2
Other Indo-European languages
7971.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3350.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4661.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1940.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population45,363100.0

Total ancestries reported

39,47687.0
Arab1130.2
Czech1650.1
Danish260.1
Dutch4931.1
English3,9348.7
French (except Basque)14871.1
French Canadian11370.3
German3,5877.9
Greek2010.4
Hungarian370.1
Irish12,9956.6
Italian6521.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1460.3
Polish3270.7
Portuguese290.1
Russian260.1
Scotch-Irish1,6563.7
Scottish9672.1
Slovak230.1
Subsaharan African5991.3
Swedish1130.2
Swiss150.0
Ukrainian80.0
United States or American5,93313.1
Welsh1390.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)470.1
Other ancestries16,72136.9
(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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