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Social Statistics

North carolina

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school25,717100.0
Nursery school, preschool5912.3
Kindergarten3731.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,47213.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,8487.2
College or graduate school19,43375.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over23,625100.0
Less than 9th grade5642.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7853.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,4406.1
Some college, no degree2,64611.2
Associate degree7813.3
Bachelor's degree7,84233.2
Graduate or professional degree9,56740.5
Percent high school graduate or higher94.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher73.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over42,979100.0
Never married24,33156.6
Now married, except separated14,48433.7
Separated5211.2
Widowed1,5493.6
Female
1,3043.0
Divorced2,0944.9
Female
1,3683.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years268100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren10238.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over41,517100.0
Civilian veterans2,4335.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years15,991100.0
With a disability9105.7
Population 21 to 64 years27,271100.0
With a disability2,0787.6
Percent employed
55.3(X)
No disability25,19392.4
Percent employed
73.8(X)
Population 65 years and over3,645100.0
With a disability1,31636.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over47,226100.0
Same house in 199513,86929.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199530,89165.4
Same county
5,74512.2
Different county
25,14653.2
Same state
14,58230.9
Different state
10,56422.4
Elsewhere in 19952,4665.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population48,796100.0
Native43,35188.8
Born in United States
42,64887.4
State of residence
18,41537.7
Different state
24,23349.7
Born outside United States
7031.4
Foreign born5,44511.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,2116.6
Naturalized citizen
1,3942.9
Not a citizen
4,0518.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,445100.0
Europe1,31724.2
Asia2,52846.4
Africa2735.0
Oceania250.5
Latin America1,02218.8
Northern America2805.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over47,226100.0
English only40,41885.6
Language other than English6,80814.4
Speak English less than 'very well
2,1634.6
Spanish
2,1514.6
Speak English less than "very well"
7051.5
Other Indo-European languages
2,1134.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3660.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,2494.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0502.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population48,796100.0

Total ancestries reported

52,934108.5
Arab2950.6
Czech12830.6
Danish2180.4
Dutch7361.5
English7,57615.5
French (except Basque)11,2882.6
French Canadian13200.7
German7,35415.1
Greek2470.5
Hungarian2300.5
Irish15,04310.3
Italian2,2864.7
Lithuanian1000.2
Norwegian5251.1
Polish1,3472.8
Portuguese1130.2
Russian9401.9
Scotch-Irish2,3654.8
Scottish2,2244.6
Slovak1180.2
Subsaharan African6731.4
Swedish5901.2
Swiss2070.4
Ukrainian800.2
United States or American1,8713.8
Welsh6481.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2240.5
Other ancestries15,03330.8
(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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