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Social Statistics

South carolina

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,731100.0
Nursery school, preschool4928.6
Kindergarten3586.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,74047.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,19120.8
College or graduate school95016.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over25,639100.0
Less than 9th grade6822.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,2524.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,65118.1
Some college, no degree5,59021.8
Associate degree1,6866.6
Bachelor's degree7,90230.8
Graduate or professional degree3,87615.1
Percent high school graduate or higher92.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher45.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over28,868100.0
Never married5,15717.9
Now married, except separated18,99765.8
Separated2991.0
Widowed1,9936.9
Female
1,6115.6
Divorced2,4228.4
Female
1,2804.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years258100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren7027.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over27,655100.0
Civilian veterans5,05718.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,015100.0
With a disability3226.4
Population 21 to 64 years18,730100.0
With a disability2,67114.3
Percent employed
70.6(X)
No disability16,05985.7
Percent employed
71.3(X)
Population 65 years and over7,890100.0
With a disability1,63820.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over32,224100.0
Same house in 199514,71245.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,57648.3
Same county
5,86418.2
Different county
9,71230.1
Same state
8622.7
Different state
8,85027.5
Elsewhere in 19951,9366.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population33,775100.0
Native29,47487.3
Born in United States
29,06286.0
State of residence
5,46316.2
Different state
23,59969.9
Born outside United States
4121.2
Foreign born4,30112.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,8388.4
Naturalized citizen
1,1043.3
Not a citizen
3,1979.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,301100.0
Europe71916.7
Asia3117.2
Africa380.9
Oceania40.1
Latin America2,96769.0
Northern America2626.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over32,224100.0
English only27,28584.7
Language other than English4,93915.3
Speak English less than 'very well
3,0799.6
Spanish
3,80511.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,7788.6
Other Indo-European languages
8842.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1470.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1680.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1120.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population33,775100.0

Total ancestries reported

37,545111.2
Arab1110.3
Czech11840.5
Danish2230.7
Dutch5691.7
English5,64716.7
French (except Basque)11,2463.7
French Canadian12870.8
German5,96017.6
Greek1300.4
Hungarian2540.8
Irish14,89614.5
Italian2,0456.1
Lithuanian1110.3
Norwegian4641.4
Polish1,0663.2
Portuguese600.2
Russian4011.2
Scotch-Irish9222.7
Scottish1,2813.8
Slovak930.3
Subsaharan African1750.5
Swedish4271.3
Swiss2010.6
Ukrainian1460.4
United States or American2,1406.3
Welsh3831.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)90.0
Other ancestries8,11424.0
(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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