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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Social Statistics

Wilmington, North Carolina

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school21,625100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,2375.7
Kindergarten8884.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,06028.0
High school (grades 9-12)2,93513.6
College or graduate school10,50548.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over48,834100.0
Less than 9th grade2,4114.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,88012.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,30323.1
Some college, no degree10,67021.8
Associate degree3,4417.0
Bachelor's degree10,99722.5
Graduate or professional degree4,1328.5
Percent high school graduate or higher83.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher31.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over63,897100.0
Never married22,70835.5
Now married, except separated26,72441.8
Separated2,1923.4
Widowed5,5538.7
Female
4,6687.3
Divorced6,72010.5
Female
4,0106.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,246100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren67153.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over61,600100.0
Civilian veterans8,28713.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years15,501100.0
With a disability1,54410.0
Population 21 to 64 years43,737100.0
With a disability8,96820.5
Percent employed
56.2(X)
No disability34,76979.5
Percent employed
77.5(X)
Population 65 years and over11,267100.0
With a disability5,16545.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over71,521100.0
Same house in 199529,64941.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199540,38256.5
Same county
18,54925.9
Different county
21,83330.5
Same state
11,69016.3
Different state
10,14314.2
Elsewhere in 19951,4902.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population75,542100.0
Native72,74796.3
Born in United States
72,07495.4
State of residence
43,13057.1
Different state
28,94438.3
Born outside United States
6730.9
Foreign born2,7953.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,5382.0
Naturalized citizen
9451.3
Not a citizen
1,8502.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,795100.0
Europe74626.7
Asia56020.0
Africa1224.4
Oceania351.3
Latin America1,17942.2
Northern America1535.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over71,521100.0
English only67,32594.1
Language other than English4,1965.9
Speak English less than 'very well
1,6112.3
Spanish
2,3223.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0591.5
Other Indo-European languages
1,3201.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2940.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3690.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1740.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population75,542100.0

Total ancestries reported

70,99394.0
Arab3420.5
Czech11900.3
Danish1760.2
Dutch8491.1
English9,47912.5
French (except Basque)11,5392.0
French Canadian13850.5
German7,67310.2
Greek3970.5
Hungarian2950.4
Irish17,1269.4
Italian2,5173.3
Lithuanian770.1
Norwegian4820.6
Polish1,0591.4
Portuguese1500.2
Russian4270.6
Scotch-Irish3,2484.3
Scottish2,3613.1
Slovak580.1
Subsaharan African5460.7
Swedish5280.7
Swiss1000.1
Ukrainian2180.3
United States or American6,3448.4
Welsh6370.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1760.2
Other ancestries23,61431.3
(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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