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Ashe county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,610100.0
Nursery school, preschool2495.4
Kindergarten2415.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,15746.8
High school (grades 9-12)1,16825.3
College or graduate school79517.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,722100.0
Less than 9th grade2,47714.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,08717.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,91033.3
Some college, no degree3,05017.2
Associate degree1,0576.0
Bachelor's degree1,4498.2
Graduate or professional degree6923.9
Percent high school graduate or higher68.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over20,428100.0
Never married3,50317.1
Now married, except separated13,05663.9
Separated4492.2
Widowed1,7848.7
Female
1,5187.4
Divorced1,6368.0
Female
7473.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years226100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren10546.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over19,533100.0
Civilian veterans2,53413.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,307100.0
With a disability3909.1
Population 21 to 64 years14,366100.0
With a disability3,54724.7
Percent employed
50.6(X)
No disability10,81975.3
Percent employed
78.4(X)
Population 65 years and over4,188100.0
With a disability2,11550.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over23,091100.0
Same house in 199514,92064.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,00034.6
Same county
4,79120.7
Different county
3,20913.9
Same state
1,8528.0
Different state
1,3575.9
Elsewhere in 19951710.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population24,384100.0
Native23,91798.1
Born in United States
23,84497.8
State of residence
18,47875.8
Different state
5,36622.0
Born outside United States
730.3
Foreign born4671.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2711.1
Naturalized citizen
1210.5
Not a citizen
3461.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)467100.0
Europe6313.5
Asia337.1
Africa20.4
Oceania81.7
Latin America34674.1
Northern America153.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over23,091100.0
English only22,31996.7
Language other than English7723.3
Speak English less than 'very well
3841.7
Spanish
6122.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3071.3
Other Indo-European languages
1210.5
Speak English less than "very well"
420.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
360.2
Speak English less than "very well"
320.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population24,384100.0

Total ancestries reported

17,55772.0
Arab00.0
Czech100.0
Danish50.0
Dutch3201.3
English2,71311.1
French (except Basque)13431.4
French Canadian1780.3
German2,59010.6
Greek80.0
Hungarian380.2
Irish11,6086.6
Italian3061.3
Lithuanian60.0
Norwegian530.2
Polish2441.0
Portuguese150.1
Russian360.1
Scotch-Irish7343.0
Scottish5962.4
Slovak10.0
Subsaharan African40.0
Swedish1260.5
Swiss180.1
Ukrainian120.0
United States or American5,60123.0
Welsh710.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries2,0268.3
(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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