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Social Statistics

Dare county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,006100.0
Nursery school, preschool3646.1
Kindergarten2844.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,10151.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,57526.2
College or graduate school68211.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over21,713100.0
Less than 9th grade6192.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,8618.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,99427.6
Some college, no degree5,83026.9
Associate degree1,4016.5
Bachelor's degree4,17419.2
Graduate or professional degree1,8348.4
Percent high school graduate or higher88.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over24,683100.0
Never married4,96820.1
Now married, except separated15,04561.0
Separated5272.1
Widowed1,4565.9
Female
1,1234.5
Divorced2,68710.9
Female
1,4756.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years281100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11139.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over23,473100.0
Civilian veterans3,97917.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,689100.0
With a disability3726.5
Population 21 to 64 years18,447100.0
With a disability2,62014.2
Percent employed
60.0(X)
No disability15,82785.8
Percent employed
79.9(X)
Population 65 years and over4,023100.0
With a disability1,33533.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over28,425100.0
Same house in 199514,14749.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,84848.7
Same county
6,17321.7
Different county
7,67527.0
Same state
1,9606.9
Different state
5,71520.1
Elsewhere in 19954301.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,967100.0
Native29,21697.5
Born in United States
28,96896.7
State of residence
10,38634.7
Different state
18,58262.0
Born outside United States
2480.8
Foreign born7512.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3601.2
Naturalized citizen
3231.1
Not a citizen
4281.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)751100.0
Europe32443.1
Asia8411.2
Africa30.4
Oceania91.2
Latin America30240.2
Northern America293.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over28,425100.0
English only27,25695.9
Language other than English1,1694.1
Speak English less than 'very well
4141.5
Spanish
6622.3
Speak English less than "very well"
3001.1
Other Indo-European languages
4121.4
Speak English less than "very well"
830.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
740.3
Speak English less than "very well"
310.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,967100.0

Total ancestries reported

29,54998.6
Arab140.0
Czech11330.4
Danish590.2
Dutch4701.6
English6,58622.0
French (except Basque)11,0623.5
French Canadian12110.7
German4,11313.7
Greek760.3
Hungarian880.3
Irish13,53711.8
Italian1,3484.5
Lithuanian950.3
Norwegian2240.7
Polish6912.3
Portuguese310.1
Russian2220.7
Scotch-Irish8102.7
Scottish1,0483.5
Slovak970.3
Subsaharan African350.1
Swedish2650.9
Swiss1100.4
Ukrainian250.1
United States or American3,76412.6
Welsh3341.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)90.0
Other ancestries4,09213.7
(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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