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Social Statistics

Graham county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school1,474100.0
Nursery school, preschool815.5
Kindergarten1258.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)76351.8
High school (grades 9-12)28519.3
College or graduate school22014.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over5,622100.0
Less than 9th grade78914.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma98817.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,02636.0
Some college, no degree90216.0
Associate degree2865.1
Bachelor's degree4117.3
Graduate or professional degree2203.9
Percent high school graduate or higher68.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over6,574100.0
Never married1,03415.7
Now married, except separated4,19363.8
Separated1782.7
Widowed6439.8
Female
5628.5
Divorced5268.0
Female
2583.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years164100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren11368.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over6,239100.0
Civilian veterans79912.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,526100.0
With a disability855.6
Population 21 to 64 years4,548100.0
With a disability1,14225.1
Percent employed
38.4(X)
No disability3,40674.9
Percent employed
73.2(X)
Population 65 years and over1,417100.0
With a disability81657.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over7,528100.0
Same house in 19955,09267.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,40732.0
Same county
1,42318.9
Different county
98413.1
Same state
3544.7
Different state
6308.4
Elsewhere in 1995290.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population7,993100.0
Native7,89298.7
Born in United States
7,88498.6
State of residence
6,11276.5
Different state
1,77222.2
Born outside United States
80.1
Foreign born1011.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
340.4
Naturalized citizen
490.6
Not a citizen
520.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)101100.0
Europe4039.6
Asia2625.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America3534.7
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over7,528100.0
English only7,23796.1
Language other than English2913.9
Speak English less than 'very well
1051.4
Spanish
721.0
Speak English less than "very well"
230.3
Other Indo-European languages
741.0
Speak English less than "very well"
220.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
60.1
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population7,993100.0

Total ancestries reported

5,20865.2
Arab00.0
Czech150.1
Danish00.0
Dutch911.1
English7068.8
French (except Basque)1510.6
French Canadian1110.1
German6137.7
Greek00.0
Hungarian80.1
Irish182510.3
Italian881.1
Lithuanian60.1
Norwegian80.1
Polish170.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish2823.5
Scottish1341.7
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African50.1
Swedish360.5
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,23415.4
Welsh260.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)180.2
Other ancestries1,04413.1
(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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