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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Social Statistics

Winston-Salem, North Carolina,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school48,778100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,3166.8
Kindergarten3,0676.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)19,66140.3
High school (grades 9-12)8,66817.8
College or graduate school14,06628.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over120,966100.0
Less than 9th grade8,9387.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma15,06412.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)30,37525.1
Some college, no degree23,90619.8
Associate degree5,9965.0
Bachelor's degree23,36219.3
Graduate or professional degree13,32511.0
Percent high school graduate or higher80.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher30.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over148,679100.0
Never married46,03931.0
Now married, except separated70,99647.8
Separated4,9423.3
Widowed11,2587.6
Female
9,4826.4
Divorced15,44410.4
Female
9,4446.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,677100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,78848.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over142,366100.0
Civilian veterans16,68111.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years40,041100.0
With a disability3,1687.9
Population 21 to 64 years105,702100.0
With a disability19,98018.9
Percent employed
57.9(X)
No disability85,72281.1
Percent employed
77.7(X)
Population 65 years and over24,247100.0
With a disability10,11341.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over173,229100.0
Same house in 199585,37449.3
Different house in the U.S. in 199580,87046.7
Same county
46,15026.6
Different county
34,72020.0
Same state
14,3038.3
Different state
20,41711.8
Elsewhere in 19956,9854.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population185,480100.0
Native170,14591.7
Born in United States
168,91191.1
State of residence
113,02260.9
Different state
55,88930.1
Born outside United States
1,2340.7
Foreign born15,3358.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
10,7085.8
Naturalized citizen
2,4311.3
Not a citizen
12,9047.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,335100.0
Europe1,4149.2
Asia1,73311.3
Africa3362.2
Oceania170.1
Latin America11,37974.2
Northern America4563.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over173,229100.0
English only153,64188.7
Language other than English19,58811.3
Speak English less than 'very well
11,9726.9
Spanish
15,2628.8
Speak English less than "very well"
10,5896.1
Other Indo-European languages
2,5191.5
Speak English less than "very well"
6160.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,4700.8
Speak English less than "very well"
7020.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population185,480100.0

Total ancestries reported

171,82992.6
Arab5500.3
Czech14150.2
Danish2910.2
Dutch1,8301.0
English17,9139.7
French (except Basque)12,7951.5
French Canadian14960.3
German17,1619.3
Greek8210.4
Hungarian3110.2
Irish110,9765.9
Italian3,6782.0
Lithuanian1370.1
Norwegian7260.4
Polish2,0571.1
Portuguese1400.1
Russian6510.4
Scotch-Irish4,7472.6
Scottish3,7402.0
Slovak890.0
Subsaharan African1,8401.0
Swedish6300.3
Swiss2610.1
Ukrainian3270.2
United States or American13,8907.5
Welsh1,1250.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5100.3
Other ancestries83,72245.1
(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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