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Social Statistics

Charlotte, North carolina,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school143,421100.0
Nursery school, preschool12,1028.4
Kindergarten7,9385.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)61,99043.2
High school (grades 9-12)27,19919.0
College or graduate school34,19223.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over352,546100.0
Less than 9th grade17,7775.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma35,30710.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)70,42220.0
Some college, no degree77,91722.1
Associate degree22,6966.4
Bachelor's degree91,54726.0
Graduate or professional degree36,88010.5
Percent high school graduate or higher84.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher36.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over427,776100.0
Never married139,99232.7
Now married, except separated212,31049.6
Separated12,9053.0
Widowed22,2345.2
Female
18,2834.3
Divorced40,3359.4
Female
24,0985.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years10,747100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren5,17548.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over408,107100.0
Civilian veterans43,97910.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years117,471100.0
With a disability9,8498.4
Population 21 to 64 years336,527100.0
With a disability57,40517.1
Percent employed
65.9(X)
No disability279,12282.9
Percent employed
80.4(X)
Population 65 years and over44,578100.0
With a disability18,23640.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over503,789100.0
Same house in 1995221,53044.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995257,81051.2
Same county
132,59426.3
Different county
125,21624.9
Same state
30,9486.1
Different state
94,26818.7
Elsewhere in 199524,4494.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population542,131100.0
Native482,28289.0
Born in United States
476,98688.0
State of residence
251,16946.3
Different state
225,81741.7
Born outside United States
5,2961.0
Foreign born59,84911.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
38,2137.0
Naturalized citizen
16,7093.1
Not a citizen
43,1408.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)59,849100.0
Europe7,48712.5
Asia15,73426.3
Africa4,7227.9
Oceania2810.5
Latin America30,12750.3
Northern America1,4982.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over503,789100.0
English only430,39285.4
Language other than English73,39714.6
Speak English less than 'very well
39,0477.8
Spanish
40,1658.0
Speak English less than "very well"
25,2295.0
Other Indo-European languages
15,4253.1
Speak English less than "very well"
4,9531.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
12,5732.5
Speak English less than "very well"
7,2331.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population542,131100.0

Total ancestries reported

526,32397.1
Arab3,3420.6
Czech11,4730.3
Danish9120.2
Dutch5,4101.0
English46,0208.5
French (except Basque)19,7081.8
French Canadian11,9490.4
German54,86110.1
Greek3,6120.7
Hungarian1,6600.3
Irish142,4937.8
Italian17,6763.3
Lithuanian7350.1
Norwegian2,5530.5
Polish8,0901.5
Portuguese5670.1
Russian3,0180.6
Scotch-Irish21,1143.9
Scottish12,8462.4
Slovak1,0060.2
Subsaharan African8,9021.6
Swedish3,4170.6
Swiss9870.2
Ukrainian1,0750.2
United States or American36,5576.7
Welsh3,2080.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,4530.5
Other ancestries230,67942.6
(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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