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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Social Statistics

High Point, North Carolina

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school22,900100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,6987.4
Kindergarten1,4896.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)10,49245.8
High school (grades 9-12)4,30518.8
College or graduate school4,91621.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over55,703100.0
Less than 9th grade4,3927.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,31314.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,38925.8
Some college, no degree11,16920.1
Associate degree3,2125.8
Bachelor's degree10,61019.0
Graduate or professional degree3,6186.5
Percent high school graduate or higher77.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over67,037100.0
Never married17,99926.8
Now married, except separated34,92552.1
Separated2,4403.6
Widowed4,5686.8
Female
3,7345.6
Divorced7,10510.6
Female
4,2276.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,712100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren68740.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over63,851100.0
Civilian veterans7,79712.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years19,361100.0
With a disability1,9049.8
Population 21 to 64 years49,737100.0
With a disability11,47023.1
Percent employed
63.5(X)
No disability38,26776.9
Percent employed
80.3(X)
Population 65 years and over9,599100.0
With a disability4,32445.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over79,671100.0
Same house in 199537,05646.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199539,37149.4
Same county
22,72228.5
Different county
16,64920.9
Same state
7,6009.5
Different state
9,04911.4
Elsewhere in 19953,2444.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population85,949100.0
Native79,48492.5
Born in United States
78,89091.8
State of residence
52,12660.6
Different state
26,76431.1
Born outside United States
5940.7
Foreign born6,4657.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4,3505.1
Naturalized citizen
1,5301.8
Not a citizen
4,9355.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,465100.0
Europe67210.4
Asia2,39537.0
Africa1832.8
Oceania440.7
Latin America2,96845.9
Northern America2033.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over79,671100.0
English only71,48989.7
Language other than English8,18210.3
Speak English less than 'very well
4,8786.1
Spanish
4,2905.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2,7913.5
Other Indo-European languages
1,9372.4
Speak English less than "very well"
8621.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,7332.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1611.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population85,949100.0

Total ancestries reported

78,25891.1
Arab2220.3
Czech11980.2
Danish780.1
Dutch1,0201.2
English7,7429.0
French (except Basque)11,2901.5
French Canadian13250.4
German8,0149.3
Greek3200.4
Hungarian1940.2
Irish15,9646.9
Italian2,0082.3
Lithuanian170.0
Norwegian2600.3
Polish9311.1
Portuguese650.1
Russian2630.3
Scotch-Irish2,2972.7
Scottish1,6761.9
Slovak360.0
Subsaharan African6060.7
Swedish2800.3
Swiss2390.3
Ukrainian470.1
United States or American8,4829.9
Welsh4170.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2500.3
Other ancestries35,01740.7
(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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