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Social Statistics

North carolina

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school27,939100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,7369.8
Kindergarten1,5775.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)13,05246.7
High school (grades 9-12)5,25718.8
College or graduate school5,31719.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over61,114100.0
Less than 9th grade1,3042.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,7122.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,53710.7
Some college, no degree9,98616.3
Associate degree4,4817.3
Bachelor's degree23,06437.7
Graduate or professional degree14,03023.0
Percent high school graduate or higher95.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher60.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over71,005100.0
Never married16,67923.5
Now married, except separated46,66865.7
Separated1,0801.5
Widowed1,7872.5
Female
1,4742.1
Divorced4,7916.7
Female
3,0004.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years820100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren20625.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over66,916100.0
Civilian veterans7,10410.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years22,123100.0
With a disability1,3406.1
Population 21 to 64 years59,573100.0
With a disability5,0718.5
Percent employed
72.3(X)
No disability54,50291.5
Percent employed
82.0(X)
Population 65 years and over4,575100.0
With a disability1,37730.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over86,906100.0
Same house in 199532,33137.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199549,09756.5
Same county
19,54722.5
Different county
29,55034.0
Same state
6,9758.0
Different state
22,57526.0
Elsewhere in 19955,4786.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population94,530100.0
Native81,32786.0
Born in United States
79,81284.4
State of residence
27,62729.2
Different state
52,18555.2
Born outside United States
1,5151.6
Foreign born13,20314.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
7,9098.4
Naturalized citizen
4,1454.4
Not a citizen
9,0589.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)13,203100.0
Europe2,60619.7
Asia6,15346.6
Africa1,0097.6
Oceania1210.9
Latin America2,58019.5
Northern America7345.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over86,906100.0
English only72,65083.6
Language other than English14,25616.4
Speak English less than 'very well
4,9185.7
Spanish
3,7694.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,7232.0
Other Indo-European languages
5,4886.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2761.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,0614.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6531.9
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population94,530100.0

Total ancestries reported

105,382111.5
Arab1,0011.1
Czech14480.5
Danish2910.3
Dutch1,5591.6
English13,49814.3
French (except Basque)12,8473.0
French Canadian17440.8
German16,35917.3
Greek4770.5
Hungarian6260.7
Irish111,64312.3
Italian6,1006.5
Lithuanian3230.3
Norwegian1,0821.1
Polish3,4233.6
Portuguese1300.1
Russian1,1931.3
Scotch-Irish3,0503.2
Scottish3,0343.2
Slovak3840.4
Subsaharan African7540.8
Swedish1,5051.6
Swiss2550.3
Ukrainian4550.5
United States or American7,0027.4
Welsh8730.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1960.2
Other ancestries26,13027.6
(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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