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Social Statistics

Lexington county south carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school55,402100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,7656.8
Kindergarten3,6646.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)25,64146.3
High school (grades 9-12)12,26922.1
College or graduate school10,06318.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over142,083100.0
Less than 9th grade7,5505.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma16,59711.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)41,85229.5
Some college, no degree29,65320.9
Associate degree11,4668.1
Bachelor's degree24,16317.0
Graduate or professional degree10,8027.6
Percent high school graduate or higher83.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over169,108100.0
Never married37,83522.4
Now married, except separated100,40859.4
Separated4,3582.6
Widowed10,1636.0
Female
8,4975.0
Divorced16,3449.7
Female
9,3955.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,567100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,83351.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over159,241100.0
Civilian veterans23,45814.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years49,188100.0
With a disability3,8387.8
Population 21 to 64 years129,079100.0
With a disability23,48318.2
Percent employed
61.1(X)
No disability105,59681.8
Percent employed
81.7(X)
Population 65 years and over20,670100.0
With a disability9,31145.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over201,383100.0
Same house in 1995111,10155.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199587,60643.5
Same county
42,35021.0
Different county
45,25622.5
Same state
25,52512.7
Different state
19,7319.8
Elsewhere in 19952,6761.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population216,014100.0
Native209,73197.1
Born in United States
207,41496.0
State of residence
138,06363.9
Different state
69,35132.1
Born outside United States
2,3171.1
Foreign born6,2832.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,2381.5
Naturalized citizen
2,1771.0
Not a citizen
4,1061.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)6,283100.0
Europe1,50724.0
Asia1,58425.2
Africa1562.5
Oceania751.2
Latin America2,58441.1
Northern America3776.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over201,383100.0
English only190,70594.7
Language other than English10,6785.3
Speak English less than 'very well
4,3402.2
Spanish
5,7872.9
Speak English less than "very well"
2,7841.4
Other Indo-European languages
3,1111.5
Speak English less than "very well"
8220.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,5320.8
Speak English less than "very well"
6620.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population216,014100.0

Total ancestries reported

195,40490.5
Arab4360.2
Czech13950.2
Danish2170.1
Dutch3,2141.5
English21,3689.9
French (except Basque)14,5072.1
French Canadian17620.4
German32,41215.0
Greek7940.4
Hungarian6310.3
Irish121,87710.1
Italian4,9912.3
Lithuanian1400.1
Norwegian1,1530.5
Polish2,3941.1
Portuguese1470.1
Russian6890.3
Scotch-Irish7,7123.6
Scottish4,5312.1
Slovak2350.1
Subsaharan African1,5020.7
Swedish1,3030.6
Swiss4100.2
Ukrainian2090.1
United States or American35,08816.2
Welsh8960.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3160.1
Other ancestries47,07521.8
(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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