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Social Statistics

Charleston, South carolina,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school30,276100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,6005.3
Kindergarten1,2994.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,77129.0
High school (grades 9-12)4,33014.3
College or graduate school14,27647.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over60,358100.0
Less than 9th grade3,0665.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,74511.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,93019.8
Some college, no degree12,10720.1
Associate degree3,8816.4
Bachelor's degree14,21723.6
Graduate or professional degree8,41213.9
Percent high school graduate or higher83.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher37.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over79,992100.0
Never married32,12940.2
Now married, except separated32,01340.0
Separated2,5343.2
Widowed6,2837.9
Female
5,1566.4
Divorced7,0338.8
Female
4,4385.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,861100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren94450.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over76,228100.0
Civilian veterans10,04013.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years21,820100.0
With a disability1,9048.7
Population 21 to 64 years55,057100.0
With a disability9,94918.1
Percent employed
52.1(X)
No disability45,10881.9
Percent employed
76.5(X)
Population 65 years and over12,642100.0
With a disability5,62744.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over90,702100.0
Same house in 199541,67445.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199547,24852.1
Same county
23,62726.0
Different county
23,62126.0
Same state
7,8008.6
Different state
15,82117.4
Elsewhere in 19951,7802.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population96,086100.0
Native92,67696.5
Born in United States
91,97195.7
State of residence
55,88058.2
Different state
36,09137.6
Born outside United States
7050.7
Foreign born3,4103.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,7011.8
Naturalized citizen
1,4161.5
Not a citizen
1,9942.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,410100.0
Europe1,34339.4
Asia1,08531.8
Africa2036.0
Oceania361.1
Latin America55616.3
Northern America1875.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over90,702100.0
English only84,53993.2
Language other than English6,1636.8
Speak English less than 'very well
1,9202.1
Spanish
2,3552.6
Speak English less than "very well"
6500.7
Other Indo-European languages
2,6783.0
Speak English less than "very well"
7320.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8450.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4770.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population96,086100.0

Total ancestries reported

90,91194.6
Arab3640.4
Czech12670.3
Danish1620.2
Dutch8870.9
English10,48110.9
French (except Basque)12,6722.8
French Canadian13950.4
German10,27910.7
Greek7220.8
Hungarian4120.4
Irish18,8079.2
Italian3,0833.2
Lithuanian2410.3
Norwegian4940.5
Polish1,5421.6
Portuguese450.0
Russian8050.8
Scotch-Irish3,0483.2
Scottish3,1683.3
Slovak620.1
Subsaharan African1,2431.3
Swedish6050.6
Swiss1330.1
Ukrainian1490.2
United States or American5,9796.2
Welsh6160.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2060.2
Other ancestries34,04435.4
(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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