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Social Statistics

Jackson county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,089100.0
Nursery school, preschool3563.5
Kindergarten3053.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,96329.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,37913.7
College or graduate school5,08650.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,881100.0
Less than 9th grade1,8058.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,62412.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,36125.7
Some college, no degree4,30220.6
Associate degree1,4637.0
Bachelor's degree2,90213.9
Graduate or professional degree2,42411.6
Percent high school graduate or higher78.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher25.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over27,931100.0
Never married6,85224.5
Now married, except separated15,80956.6
Separated5512.0
Widowed2,0347.3
Female
1,6846.0
Divorced2,6859.6
Female
1,5025.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years440100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren29266.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over26,809100.0
Civilian veterans3,55513.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,713100.0
With a disability79810.3
Population 21 to 64 years19,060100.0
With a disability3,77519.8
Percent employed
55.9(X)
No disability15,28580.2
Percent employed
75.0(X)
Population 65 years and over4,469100.0
With a disability2,16948.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,471100.0
Same house in 199517,24354.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,88644.1
Same county
5,05116.0
Different county
8,83528.1
Same state
5,10216.2
Different state
3,73311.9
Elsewhere in 19953421.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population33,121100.0
Native32,54698.3
Born in United States
32,37097.7
State of residence
20,77462.7
Different state
11,59635.0
Born outside United States
1760.5
Foreign born5751.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2080.6
Naturalized citizen
2090.6
Not a citizen
3661.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)575100.0
Europe17630.6
Asia16528.7
Africa447.7
Oceania00.0
Latin America13924.2
Northern America518.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,471100.0
English only29,68994.3
Language other than English1,7825.7
Speak English less than 'very well
5441.7
Spanish
6602.1
Speak English less than "very well"
2390.8
Other Indo-European languages
3601.1
Speak English less than "very well"
530.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1800.6
Speak English less than "very well"
860.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population33,121100.0

Total ancestries reported

28,71486.7
Arab430.1
Czech1690.2
Danish500.2
Dutch6061.8
English4,07412.3
French (except Basque)16772.0
French Canadian11290.4
German3,61510.9
Greek460.1
Hungarian570.2
Irish13,75211.3
Italian5031.5
Lithuanian300.1
Norwegian1430.4
Polish3151.0
Portuguese210.1
Russian1730.5
Scotch-Irish2,3697.2
Scottish1,1033.3
Slovak140.0
Subsaharan African670.2
Swedish1950.6
Swiss680.2
Ukrainian320.1
United States or American4,25512.8
Welsh3010.9
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)340.1
Other ancestries5,97318.0
(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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