Social Statistics

Abbeville county south carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,687100.0
Nursery school, preschool4056.1
Kindergarten3755.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,07646.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,59023.8
College or graduate school1,24118.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,068100.0
Less than 9th grade2,02611.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,07618.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,13535.9
Some college, no degree2,56115.0
Associate degree1,0936.4
Bachelor's degree1,3858.1
Graduate or professional degree7924.6
Percent high school graduate or higher70.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over20,627100.0
Never married5,16825.1
Now married, except separated11,38555.2
Separated6713.3
Widowed1,7388.4
Female
1,5097.3
Divorced1,6658.1
Female
8394.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years668100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren38557.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over19,566100.0
Civilian veterans2,46612.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,105100.0
With a disability5489.0
Population 21 to 64 years14,356100.0
With a disability3,61025.1
Percent employed
50.0(X)
No disability10,74674.9
Percent employed
78.1(X)
Population 65 years and over3,725100.0
With a disability1,74246.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,403100.0
Same house in 199515,61364.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,61035.3
Same county
4,53218.6
Different county
4,07816.7
Same state
2,49510.2
Different state
1,5836.5
Elsewhere in 19951800.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,167100.0
Native25,89999.0
Born in United States
25,76298.5
State of residence
20,49878.3
Different state
5,26420.1
Born outside United States
1370.5
Foreign born2681.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1490.6
Naturalized citizen
1310.5
Not a citizen
1370.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)268100.0
Europe8029.9
Asia5018.7
Africa93.4
Oceania00.0
Latin America10840.3
Northern America217.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,403100.0
English only23,47596.2
Language other than English9283.8
Speak English less than 'very well
3081.3
Spanish
4511.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2160.9
Other Indo-European languages
4221.7
Speak English less than "very well"
720.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
470.2
Speak English less than "very well"
160.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,167100.0

Total ancestries reported

20,64978.9
Arab00.0
Czech190.0
Danish60.0
Dutch2741.0
English1,7086.5
French (except Basque)13401.3
French Canadian1370.1
German1,5225.8
Greek50.0
Hungarian100.0
Irish12,2568.6
Italian2180.8
Lithuanian50.0
Norwegian640.2
Polish870.3
Portuguese00.0
Russian480.2
Scotch-Irish1,0364.0
Scottish3601.4
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African1180.5
Swedish1020.4
Swiss930.4
Ukrainian130.0
United States or American4,07015.6
Welsh690.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)180.1
Other ancestries8,18131.3
(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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