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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Social Statistics

Greensboro, North Carolina

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school64,511100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,9906.2
Kindergarten3,1504.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)22,84435.4
High school (grades 9-12)11,05917.1
College or graduate school23,46836.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over142,293100.0
Less than 9th grade7,1535.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma15,18910.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)31,83822.4
Some college, no degree31,63422.2
Associate degree8,2155.8
Bachelor's degree32,95823.2
Graduate or professional degree15,30610.8
Percent high school graduate or higher84.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher33.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over180,775100.0
Never married62,02134.3
Now married, except separated83,67146.3
Separated5,4633.0
Widowed11,9586.6
Female
9,9745.5
Divorced17,6629.8
Female
10,9716.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,811100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,81747.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over173,291100.0
Civilian veterans19,67611.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years49,939100.0
With a disability4,0978.2
Population 21 to 64 years132,549100.0
With a disability24,28318.3
Percent employed
60.5(X)
No disability108,26681.7
Percent employed
80.5(X)
Population 65 years and over24,996100.0
With a disability10,54142.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over209,434100.0
Same house in 199593,75244.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995107,21551.2
Same county
59,30028.3
Different county
47,91522.9
Same state
20,7739.9
Different state
27,14213.0
Elsewhere in 19958,4674.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population223,299100.0
Native205,15391.9
Born in United States
203,29591.0
State of residence
129,11457.8
Different state
74,18133.2
Born outside United States
1,8580.8
Foreign born18,1468.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
12,5315.6
Naturalized citizen
4,1981.9
Not a citizen
13,9486.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)18,146100.0
Europe2,46913.6
Asia4,99727.5
Africa2,85315.7
Oceania970.5
Latin America7,08639.0
Northern America6443.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over209,434100.0
English only186,04288.8
Language other than English23,39211.2
Speak English less than 'very well
11,7785.6
Spanish
11,5495.5
Speak English less than "very well"
6,4733.1
Other Indo-European languages
5,3752.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1,7650.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,0972.0
Speak English less than "very well"
2,6311.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population223,299100.0

Total ancestries reported

211,78194.8
Arab1,0030.4
Czech13690.2
Danish3760.2
Dutch2,3951.1
English21,9709.8
French (except Basque)13,8011.7
French Canadian17940.4
German19,6598.8
Greek6250.3
Hungarian5280.2
Irish114,5166.5
Italian5,7312.6
Lithuanian1420.1
Norwegian1,1590.5
Polish2,5851.2
Portuguese2100.1
Russian8820.4
Scotch-Irish8,1183.6
Scottish5,1512.3
Slovak2010.1
Subsaharan African4,7212.1
Swedish1,6550.7
Swiss4820.2
Ukrainian3050.1
United States or American16,3917.3
Welsh1,2020.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)8480.4
Other ancestries95,96243.0
(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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