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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataSouth Carolina

Social Statistics

Sumter, South Carolina

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school11,935100.0
Nursery school, preschool9337.8
Kindergarten6505.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,18743.5
High school (grades 9-12)2,35219.7
College or graduate school2,81323.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over24,012100.0
Less than 9th grade2,1498.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,14013.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,13225.5
Some college, no degree5,29222.0
Associate degree1,8897.9
Bachelor's degree3,47614.5
Graduate or professional degree1,9348.1
Percent high school graduate or higher78.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher22.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over30,673100.0
Never married8,51327.8
Now married, except separated15,06849.1
Separated1,2164.0
Widowed2,9579.6
Female
2,4878.1
Divorced2,9199.5
Female
1,7795.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,085100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren59755.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over26,177100.0
Civilian veterans4,43917.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,811100.0
With a disability9069.2
Population 21 to 64 years18,756100.0
With a disability4,50124.0
Percent employed
49.4(X)
No disability14,25576.0
Percent employed
71.8(X)
Population 65 years and over5,272100.0
With a disability2,83353.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over36,949100.0
Same house in 199516,84445.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199518,75250.8
Same county
9,40625.5
Different county
9,34625.3
Same state
2,1585.8
Different state
7,18819.5
Elsewhere in 19951,3533.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population40,213100.0
Native39,25297.6
Born in United States
38,30995.3
State of residence
24,58261.1
Different state
13,72734.1
Born outside United States
9432.3
Foreign born9612.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4021.0
Naturalized citizen
4921.2
Not a citizen
4691.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)961100.0
Europe24625.6
Asia37739.2
Africa232.4
Oceania00.0
Latin America28629.8
Northern America293.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over36,949100.0
English only34,85694.3
Language other than English2,0935.7
Speak English less than 'very well
7312.0
Spanish
1,0322.8
Speak English less than "very well"
4091.1
Other Indo-European languages
7011.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1830.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3350.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1140.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population40,213100.0

Total ancestries reported

36,15189.9
Arab750.2
Czech1570.1
Danish890.2
Dutch3520.9
English3,2698.1
French (except Basque)17751.9
French Canadian12280.6
German2,8337.0
Greek450.1
Hungarian1140.3
Irish12,5306.3
Italian6151.5
Lithuanian190.0
Norwegian770.2
Polish3921.0
Portuguese480.1
Russian260.1
Scotch-Irish9362.3
Scottish7902.0
Slovak220.1
Subsaharan African6431.6
Swedish1230.3
Swiss890.2
Ukrainian190.0
United States or American3,9539.8
Welsh1990.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1700.4
Other ancestries17,66343.9
(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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