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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Social Statistics

Raleigh, North Carolina,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school81,414100.0
Nursery school, preschool5,3226.5
Kindergarten3,7584.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)25,95731.9
High school (grades 9-12)11,08313.6
College or graduate school35,29443.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over174,393100.0
Less than 9th grade7,2774.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma12,7087.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)28,27416.2
Some college, no degree35,92520.6
Associate degree11,9936.9
Bachelor's degree53,01930.4
Graduate or professional degree25,19714.4
Percent high school graduate or higher88.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher44.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over227,020100.0
Never married85,23737.5
Now married, except separated104,34146.0
Separated6,5572.9
Widowed9,9694.4
Female
8,3483.7
Divorced20,9169.2
Female
12,9905.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,777100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,65443.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over218,726100.0
Civilian veterans21,4329.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years57,768100.0
With a disability4,2517.4
Population 21 to 64 years174,164100.0
With a disability24,15713.9
Percent employed
66.6(X)
No disability150,00786.1
Percent employed
82.3(X)
Population 65 years and over22,003100.0
With a disability8,75639.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over259,043100.0
Same house in 199596,61237.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995147,53857.0
Same county
70,72227.3
Different county
76,81629.7
Same state
32,91212.7
Different state
43,90416.9
Elsewhere in 199514,8935.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population276,579100.0
Native244,16988.3
Born in United States
241,43987.3
State of residence
132,43447.9
Different state
109,00539.4
Born outside United States
2,7301.0
Foreign born32,41011.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
22,4028.1
Naturalized citizen
7,6322.8
Not a citizen
24,7789.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)32,410100.0
Europe3,85111.9
Asia8,88227.4
Africa3,50510.8
Oceania1170.4
Latin America14,79145.6
Northern America1,2643.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over259,043100.0
English only220,72485.2
Language other than English38,31914.8
Speak English less than 'very well
19,5137.5
Spanish
19,7397.6
Speak English less than "very well"
12,9455.0
Other Indo-European languages
8,3953.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2,3610.9
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5,9912.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3,0391.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population276,579100.0

Total ancestries reported

273,92399.0
Arab2,5770.9
Czech11,0960.4
Danish9030.3
Dutch2,5990.9
English33,04411.9
French (except Basque)15,9002.1
French Canadian11,4150.5
German27,73710.0
Greek9420.3
Hungarian7370.3
Irish123,1478.4
Italian9,8163.5
Lithuanian4050.1
Norwegian1,8640.7
Polish5,1271.9
Portuguese4210.2
Russian2,1350.8
Scotch-Irish9,4823.4
Scottish7,9152.9
Slovak4190.2
Subsaharan African4,9221.8
Swedish2,2070.8
Swiss6200.2
Ukrainian7180.3
United States or American17,2826.2
Welsh2,0520.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,3810.5
Other ancestries107,06038.7
(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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