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Social Statistics

Durham county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school63,107100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,8426.1
Kindergarten3,1365.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)23,10936.6
High school (grades 9-12)9,83315.6
College or graduate school23,18736.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over143,804100.0
Less than 9th grade9,3656.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma15,14210.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)27,60519.2
Some college, no degree25,55817.8
Associate degree8,4065.8
Bachelor's degree32,70022.7
Graduate or professional degree25,02817.4
Percent high school graduate or higher83.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher40.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over179,478100.0
Never married62,88735.0
Now married, except separated84,43547.0
Separated5,2642.9
Widowed10,6765.9
Female
8,7384.9
Divorced16,2169.0
Female
10,0925.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,309100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren2,02647.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over172,282100.0
Civilian veterans17,43510.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years47,520100.0
With a disability3,8768.2
Population 21 to 64 years137,659100.0
With a disability23,73717.2
Percent employed
60.1(X)
No disability113,92282.8
Percent employed
78.8(X)
Population 65 years and over20,021100.0
With a disability9,41947.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over207,994100.0
Same house in 199592,01444.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995104,91050.4
Same county
50,21324.1
Different county
54,69726.3
Same state
21,21310.2
Different state
33,48416.1
Elsewhere in 199511,0705.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population223,314100.0
Native199,06189.1
Born in United States
196,64688.1
State of residence
122,33754.8
Different state
74,30933.3
Born outside United States
2,4151.1
Foreign born24,25310.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
17,7077.9
Naturalized citizen
4,5922.1
Not a citizen
19,6618.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)24,253100.0
Europe2,1829.0
Asia5,90824.4
Africa1,9277.9
Oceania1530.6
Latin America13,22954.5
Northern America8543.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over207,994100.0
English only179,17386.1
Language other than English28,82113.9
Speak English less than 'very well
14,2686.9
Spanish
17,0688.2
Speak English less than "very well"
11,0435.3
Other Indo-European languages
6,0992.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,5020.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,9851.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3060.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population223,314100.0

Total ancestries reported

213,67095.7
Arab9900.4
Czech14510.2
Danish4760.2
Dutch1,4830.7
English20,1009.0
French (except Basque)13,1961.4
French Canadian19670.4
German16,7327.5
Greek4680.2
Hungarian5800.3
Irish113,9076.2
Italian4,7962.1
Lithuanian2850.1
Norwegian1,2480.6
Polish2,8441.3
Portuguese2440.1
Russian1,5200.7
Scotch-Irish5,2902.4
Scottish4,1971.9
Slovak1790.1
Subsaharan African3,9791.8
Swedish1,4410.6
Swiss5110.2
Ukrainian3560.2
United States or American13,7076.1
Welsh1,1940.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7200.3
Other ancestries111,80950.1
(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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