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Social Statistics

South carolina

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,103100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,32911.0
Kindergarten8416.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,20943.0
High school (grades 9-12)2,40119.8
College or graduate school2,32319.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over32,430100.0
Less than 9th grade5281.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,4084.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,57114.1
Some college, no degree6,38619.7
Associate degree2,4847.7
Bachelor's degree10,92333.7
Graduate or professional degree6,13018.9
Percent high school graduate or higher94.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher52.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over37,135100.0
Never married8,21822.1
Now married, except separated22,90061.7
Separated5161.4
Widowed2,0745.6
Female
1,5604.2
Divorced3,4279.2
Female
2,1715.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years349100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren14942.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over35,198100.0
Civilian veterans5,14314.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,304100.0
With a disability8278.9
Population 21 to 64 years29,334100.0
With a disability3,74312.8
Percent employed
69.6(X)
No disability25,59187.2
Percent employed
80.4(X)
Population 65 years and over4,219100.0
With a disability1,67439.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over43,737100.0
Same house in 199518,08741.4
Different house in the U.S. in 199524,71756.5
Same county
11,50126.3
Different county
13,21630.2
Same state
2,8516.5
Different state
10,36523.7
Elsewhere in 19959332.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population47,386100.0
Native45,33395.7
Born in United States
44,75994.5
State of residence
20,38943.0
Different state
24,37051.4
Born outside United States
5741.2
Foreign born2,0534.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9762.1
Naturalized citizen
8331.8
Not a citizen
1,2202.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,053100.0
Europe95546.5
Asia40319.6
Africa281.4
Oceania1457.1
Latin America38518.8
Northern America1376.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over43,737100.0
English only41,02893.8
Language other than English2,7096.2
Speak English less than 'very well
5481.3
Spanish
1,0222.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2870.7
Other Indo-European languages
1,4363.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2060.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2240.5
Speak English less than "very well"
480.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population47,386100.0

Total ancestries reported

50,247106.0
Arab1470.3
Czech12080.4
Danish1190.3
Dutch6711.4
English8,09017.1
French (except Basque)11,9184.0
French Canadian13420.7
German7,84916.6
Greek2470.5
Hungarian2170.5
Irish16,51113.7
Italian2,5445.4
Lithuanian2070.4
Norwegian4420.9
Polish1,0392.2
Portuguese940.2
Russian3590.8
Scotch-Irish2,1074.4
Scottish2,1514.5
Slovak1660.4
Subsaharan African2750.6
Swedish4881.0
Swiss1850.4
Ukrainian940.2
United States or American4,3449.2
Welsh6491.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)710.1
Other ancestries8,71318.4
(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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