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Iredell county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school28,540100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,8236.4
Kindergarten1,7266.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)14,59851.1
High school (grades 9-12)6,34322.2
College or graduate school4,05014.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over82,036100.0
Less than 9th grade6,3597.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,38913.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)26,30932.1
Some college, no degree17,29521.1
Associate degree6,3887.8
Bachelor's degree10,40612.7
Graduate or professional degree3,8904.7
Percent high school graduate or higher78.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over96,123100.0
Never married19,96620.8
Now married, except separated59,28361.7
Separated2,2662.4
Widowed6,1886.4
Female
5,1065.3
Divorced8,4208.8
Female
4,6404.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,439100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,22050.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over91,327100.0
Civilian veterans11,84313.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years26,707100.0
With a disability2,0357.6
Population 21 to 64 years72,007100.0
With a disability14,73520.5
Percent employed
61.6(X)
No disability57,27279.5
Percent employed
80.8(X)
Population 65 years and over14,385100.0
With a disability6,09042.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over114,173100.0
Same house in 199562,87855.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199549,28543.2
Same county
22,18619.4
Different county
27,09923.7
Same state
11,2209.8
Different state
15,87913.9
Elsewhere in 19952,0101.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population122,660100.0
Native118,18896.4
Born in United States
117,40895.7
State of residence
79,41164.7
Different state
37,99731.0
Born outside United States
7800.6
Foreign born4,4723.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,7682.3
Naturalized citizen
1,0310.8
Not a citizen
3,4412.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,472100.0
Europe52811.8
Asia76617.1
Africa1082.4
Oceania00.0
Latin America2,77061.9
Northern America3006.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over114,173100.0
English only107,94694.5
Language other than English6,2275.5
Speak English less than 'very well
3,3843.0
Spanish
4,1333.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2,4642.2
Other Indo-European languages
1,1001.0
Speak English less than "very well"
3560.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8310.7
Speak English less than "very well"
4800.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population122,660100.0

Total ancestries reported

102,86483.9
Arab1890.2
Czech11830.1
Danish2400.2
Dutch1,6541.3
English11,4249.3
French (except Basque)11,8631.5
French Canadian15880.5
German14,93712.2
Greek1220.1
Hungarian2200.2
Irish19,1877.5
Italian2,7772.3
Lithuanian1370.1
Norwegian5330.4
Polish1,6671.4
Portuguese680.1
Russian1510.1
Scotch-Irish5,9034.8
Scottish2,2941.9
Slovak150.0
Subsaharan African7480.6
Swedish6560.5
Swiss1750.1
Ukrainian80.0
United States or American18,49215.1
Welsh6440.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2580.2
Other ancestries27,73122.6
(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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