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Social Statistics

Davidson county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school32,736100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,1826.7
Kindergarten1,9676.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)16,51350.4
High school (grades 9-12)7,70323.5
College or graduate school4,37113.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over100,128100.0
Less than 9th grade9,0329.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma18,96018.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)33,24433.2
Some college, no degree19,78319.8
Associate degree6,3356.3
Bachelor's degree9,5289.5
Graduate or professional degree3,2463.2
Percent high school graduate or higher72.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over117,417100.0
Never married22,63719.3
Now married, except separated72,10661.4
Separated3,3462.8
Widowed7,8696.7
Female
6,4895.5
Divorced11,4599.8
Female
6,1335.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,643100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,23346.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over111,620100.0
Civilian veterans14,17012.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years30,451100.0
With a disability2,4658.1
Population 21 to 64 years87,748100.0
With a disability18,85221.5
Percent employed
60.1(X)
No disability68,89678.5
Percent employed
81.2(X)
Population 65 years and over17,970100.0
With a disability8,11445.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over137,610100.0
Same house in 199582,87460.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199551,99537.8
Same county
29,51121.4
Different county
22,48416.3
Same state
15,02710.9
Different state
7,4575.4
Elsewhere in 19952,7412.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population147,246100.0
Native141,99896.4
Born in United States
141,32196.0
State of residence
110,48275.0
Different state
30,83920.9
Born outside United States
6770.5
Foreign born5,2483.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,4782.4
Naturalized citizen
1,0610.7
Not a citizen
4,1872.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,248100.0
Europe64212.2
Asia83115.8
Africa1142.2
Oceania330.6
Latin America3,51467.0
Northern America1142.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over137,610100.0
English only129,86794.4
Language other than English7,7435.6
Speak English less than 'very well
4,2983.1
Spanish
5,5934.1
Speak English less than "very well"
3,4692.5
Other Indo-European languages
1,0940.8
Speak English less than "very well"
3880.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
9100.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3960.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population147,246100.0

Total ancestries reported

110,54275.1
Arab900.1
Czech11140.1
Danish1110.1
Dutch2,5021.7
English10,5657.2
French (except Basque)11,5791.1
French Canadian13110.2
German18,77012.7
Greek1820.1
Hungarian1120.1
Irish19,4246.4
Italian1,4491.0
Lithuanian290.0
Norwegian4590.3
Polish4610.3
Portuguese550.0
Russian1960.1
Scotch-Irish2,6951.8
Scottish2,3971.6
Slovak510.0
Subsaharan African4360.3
Swedish3440.2
Swiss670.0
Ukrainian750.1
United States or American31,11321.1
Welsh3100.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)630.0
Other ancestries26,58218.1
(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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