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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Social Statistics

Durham, North Carolina,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school54,485100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,3086.1
Kindergarten2,6544.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)19,27535.4
High school (grades 9-12)7,88014.5
College or graduate school21,36839.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over118,100100.0
Less than 9th grade7,9806.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma12,56810.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)20,79317.6
Some college, no degree20,91117.7
Associate degree6,5415.5
Bachelor's degree27,67823.4
Graduate or professional degree21,62918.3
Percent high school graduate or higher82.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher41.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over150,121100.0
Never married56,21437.4
Now married, except separated66,71644.4
Separated4,6093.1
Widowed8,8955.9
Female
7,2474.8
Divorced13,6879.1
Female
8,4785.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,587100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,66146.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over144,218100.0
Civilian veterans13,6499.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years40,380100.0
With a disability3,3578.3
Population 21 to 64 years114,727100.0
With a disability19,90217.3
Percent employed
58.9(X)
No disability94,82582.7
Percent employed
78.3(X)
Population 65 years and over16,300100.0
With a disability7,83048.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over173,810100.0
Same house in 199570,32940.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199592,99453.5
Same county
43,67025.1
Different county
49,32428.4
Same state
18,34410.6
Different state
30,98017.8
Elsewhere in 199510,4876.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population187,183100.0
Native164,63988.0
Born in United States
162,49786.8
State of residence
98,96252.9
Different state
63,53533.9
Born outside United States
2,1421.1
Foreign born22,54412.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
16,7669.0
Naturalized citizen
4,0972.2
Not a citizen
18,4479.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)22,544100.0
Europe1,8388.2
Asia5,45924.2
Africa1,7988.0
Oceania1530.7
Latin America12,49655.4
Northern America8003.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over173,810100.0
English only147,22784.7
Language other than English26,58315.3
Speak English less than 'very well
13,4317.7
Spanish
15,8079.1
Speak English less than "very well"
10,4916.0
Other Indo-European languages
5,4773.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3590.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,6902.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1780.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population187,183100.0

Total ancestries reported

181,27196.8
Arab9030.5
Czech13660.2
Danish3340.2
Dutch1,1900.6
English15,2228.1
French (except Basque)12,4421.3
French Canadian17530.4
German13,4377.2
Greek3950.2
Hungarian4400.2
Irish110,6305.7
Italian3,9652.1
Lithuanian2240.1
Norwegian1,0380.6
Polish2,4421.3
Portuguese1660.1
Russian1,2850.7
Scotch-Irish3,7782.0
Scottish3,3781.8
Slovak1390.1
Subsaharan African3,7382.0
Swedish1,2090.6
Swiss3830.2
Ukrainian2920.2
United States or American9,2665.0
Welsh1,0300.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6600.4
Other ancestries102,16654.6
(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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