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Social Statistics

Columbia, South carolina,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school39,063100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,9114.9
Kindergarten1,3463.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)10,44626.7
High school (grades 9-12)5,73514.7
College or graduate school19,62550.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over65,798100.0
Less than 9th grade3,4955.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,12112.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)13,34920.3
Some college, no degree13,42120.4
Associate degree3,9396.0
Bachelor's degree14,03721.3
Graduate or professional degree9,43614.3
Percent high school graduate or higher82.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher35.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over96,862100.0
Never married40,25841.6
Now married, except separated39,18940.5
Separated3,1923.3
Widowed6,2496.5
Female
5,1555.3
Divorced7,9748.2
Female
4,8965.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,874100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren93149.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over84,732100.0
Civilian veterans10,51212.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years25,719100.0
With a disability2,1158.2
Population 21 to 64 years58,881100.0
With a disability11,87120.2
Percent employed
54.3(X)
No disability47,01079.8
Percent employed
75.2(X)
Population 65 years and over11,321100.0
With a disability5,66650.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over109,721100.0
Same house in 199544,82440.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199561,22255.8
Same county
24,65222.5
Different county
36,57033.3
Same state
15,88114.5
Different state
20,68918.9
Elsewhere in 19953,6753.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population115,994100.0
Native111,21195.9
Born in United States
109,45894.4
State of residence
68,67559.2
Different state
40,78335.2
Born outside United States
1,7531.5
Foreign born4,7834.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,7682.4
Naturalized citizen
1,4391.2
Not a citizen
3,3442.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,783100.0
Europe1,05622.1
Asia1,72836.1
Africa2254.7
Oceania370.8
Latin America1,47030.7
Northern America2675.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over109,721100.0
English only100,75491.8
Language other than English8,9678.2
Speak English less than 'very well
3,3063.0
Spanish
4,5054.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,8481.7
Other Indo-European languages
2,7452.5
Speak English less than "very well"
6540.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,4231.3
Speak English less than "very well"
7530.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population115,994100.0

Total ancestries reported

104,05589.7
Arab4490.4
Czech12060.2
Danish790.1
Dutch6940.6
English8,9377.7
French (except Basque)12,2271.9
French Canadian13150.3
German9,6168.3
Greek4210.4
Hungarian980.1
Irish17,1656.2
Italian2,4672.1
Lithuanian1760.2
Norwegian5960.5
Polish1,0590.9
Portuguese980.1
Russian3620.3
Scotch-Irish3,8243.3
Scottish2,5642.2
Slovak1000.1
Subsaharan African1,5641.3
Swedish4090.4
Swiss2060.2
Ukrainian780.1
United States or American6,0605.2
Welsh4310.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5120.4
Other ancestries53,34246.0
(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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