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Social Statistics

Avery county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,841100.0
Nursery school, preschool2085.4
Kindergarten1884.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,48838.7
High school (grades 9-12)93324.3
College or graduate school1,02426.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over12,058100.0
Less than 9th grade1,39911.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,14717.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,83831.8
Some college, no degree2,17118.0
Associate degree7546.3
Bachelor's degree1,1179.3
Graduate or professional degree6325.2
Percent high school graduate or higher70.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,416100.0
Never married3,04221.1
Now married, except separated8,56459.4
Separated3682.6
Widowed1,1207.8
Female
9616.7
Divorced1,3229.2
Female
6044.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years186100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9551.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,810100.0
Civilian veterans1,54311.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,212100.0
With a disability2858.9
Population 21 to 64 years9,079100.0
With a disability2,14823.7
Percent employed
54.6(X)
No disability6,93176.3
Percent employed
75.8(X)
Population 65 years and over2,565100.0
With a disability1,37453.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over16,304100.0
Same house in 19959,97861.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,02136.9
Same county
2,35614.5
Different county
3,66522.5
Same state
2,21313.6
Different state
1,4528.9
Elsewhere in 19953051.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population17,167100.0
Native16,72997.4
Born in United States
16,65197.0
State of residence
12,52172.9
Different state
4,13024.1
Born outside United States
780.5
Foreign born4382.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2191.3
Naturalized citizen
1150.7
Not a citizen
3231.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)438100.0
Europe8719.9
Asia6715.3
Africa40.9
Oceania30.7
Latin America25558.2
Northern America225.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over16,304100.0
English only15,53695.3
Language other than English7684.7
Speak English less than 'very well
4152.5
Spanish
4742.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3322.0
Other Indo-European languages
2111.3
Speak English less than "very well"
400.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
790.5
Speak English less than "very well"
430.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population17,167100.0

Total ancestries reported

12,21371.1
Arab10.0
Czech1430.3
Danish60.0
Dutch1821.1
English1,87510.9
French (except Basque)11871.1
French Canadian190.1
German1,3768.0
Greek380.2
Hungarian170.1
Irish11,1786.9
Italian1120.7
Lithuanian90.1
Norwegian440.3
Polish800.5
Portuguese80.0
Russian230.1
Scotch-Irish1,0286.0
Scottish8204.8
Slovak20.0
Subsaharan African210.1
Swedish520.3
Swiss190.1
Ukrainian80.0
United States or American3,11718.2
Welsh1360.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)70.0
Other ancestries1,81510.6
(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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