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Gates county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,709100.0
Nursery school, preschool1043.8
Kindergarten1525.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,41152.1
High school (grades 9-12)71826.5
College or graduate school32412.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over7,095100.0
Less than 9th grade74210.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,28818.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,50635.3
Some college, no degree1,36919.3
Associate degree4476.3
Bachelor's degree5858.2
Graduate or professional degree1582.2
Percent high school graduate or higher71.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over8,182100.0
Never married1,77521.7
Now married, except separated4,84759.2
Separated2082.5
Widowed7669.4
Female
6287.7
Divorced5867.2
Female
2783.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years233100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren10946.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over7,699100.0
Civilian veterans1,03713.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,486100.0
With a disability1465.9
Population 21 to 64 years5,772100.0
With a disability1,59727.7
Percent employed
53.4(X)
No disability4,17572.3
Percent employed
73.5(X)
Population 65 years and over1,500100.0
With a disability85256.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over9,916100.0
Same house in 19956,63266.9
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,25032.8
Same county
1,25212.6
Different county
1,99820.1
Same state
6746.8
Different state
1,32413.4
Elsewhere in 1995340.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population10,516100.0
Native10,39998.9
Born in United States
10,36298.5
State of residence
5,94056.5
Different state
4,42242.1
Born outside United States
370.4
Foreign born1171.1
Entered 1990 to March 2000
600.6
Naturalized citizen
430.4
Not a citizen
740.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)117100.0
Europe2017.1
Asia6858.1
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1613.7
Northern America1311.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over9,916100.0
English only9,66197.4
Language other than English2552.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1041.0
Spanish
890.9
Speak English less than "very well"
320.3
Other Indo-European languages
890.9
Speak English less than "very well"
410.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
610.6
Speak English less than "very well"
310.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population10,516100.0

Total ancestries reported

7,83174.5
Arab00.0
Czech170.1
Danish00.0
Dutch270.3
English7487.1
French (except Basque)11071.0
French Canadian1480.5
German4214.0
Greek30.0
Hungarian180.2
Irish13743.6
Italian1531.5
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian10.0
Polish570.5
Portuguese00.0
Russian40.0
Scotch-Irish1681.6
Scottish300.3
Slovak150.1
Subsaharan African420.4
Swedish210.2
Swiss80.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American2,00219.0
Welsh00.0
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries3,57734.0
(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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