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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Social Statistics

Hickory, North Carolina

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,067100.0
Nursery school, preschool5796.4
Kindergarten5055.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,94643.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,91721.1
College or graduate school2,12023.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over24,355100.0
Less than 9th grade2,0778.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,00612.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,04524.8
Some college, no degree4,82119.8
Associate degree1,5826.5
Bachelor's degree4,71919.4
Graduate or professional degree2,1058.6
Percent high school graduate or higher79.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher28.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over29,943100.0
Never married8,52928.5
Now married, except separated15,11050.5
Separated7742.6
Widowed2,4968.3
Female
2,1817.3
Divorced3,03410.1
Female
1,8766.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years597100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren23940.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over28,574100.0
Civilian veterans3,47712.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,006100.0
With a disability6688.3
Population 21 to 64 years21,760100.0
With a disability4,29319.7
Percent employed
64.5(X)
No disability17,46780.3
Percent employed
81.8(X)
Population 65 years and over4,643100.0
With a disability2,02443.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over34,871100.0
Same house in 199515,66344.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199517,86651.2
Same county
8,40124.1
Different county
9,46527.1
Same state
4,52213.0
Different state
4,94314.2
Elsewhere in 19951,3423.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population37,511100.0
Native33,80790.1
Born in United States
33,52889.4
State of residence
22,29659.4
Different state
11,23229.9
Born outside United States
2790.7
Foreign born3,7049.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,3886.4
Naturalized citizen
8322.2
Not a citizen
2,8727.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,704100.0
Europe42411.4
Asia1,05928.6
Africa80.2
Oceania340.9
Latin America2,09056.4
Northern America892.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over34,871100.0
English only29,82285.5
Language other than English5,04914.5
Speak English less than 'very well
2,9758.5
Spanish
2,9398.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,7815.1
Other Indo-European languages
7632.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3070.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,3253.8
Speak English less than "very well"
8872.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population37,511100.0

Total ancestries reported

34,43091.8
Arab620.2
Czech1600.2
Danish280.1
Dutch9222.5
English3,4539.2
French (except Basque)16951.9
French Canadian12110.6
German5,76715.4
Greek260.1
Hungarian430.1
Irish12,7587.4
Italian7492.0
Lithuanian450.1
Norwegian1790.5
Polish3120.8
Portuguese640.2
Russian540.1
Scotch-Irish1,3693.6
Scottish9642.6
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African3200.9
Swedish2920.8
Swiss810.2
Ukrainian300.1
United States or American4,63812.4
Welsh1740.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)250.1
Other ancestries11,10929.6
(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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