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Mecklenburg county virginia dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,732100.0
Nursery school, preschool3805.6
Kindergarten3935.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,26648.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,66624.7
College or graduate school1,02715.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over22,981100.0
Less than 9th grade2,67411.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,71920.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,84734.1
Some college, no degree4,00017.4
Associate degree9644.2
Bachelor's degree1,8928.2
Graduate or professional degree8853.9
Percent high school graduate or higher67.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over26,606100.0
Never married6,19023.3
Now married, except separated14,20453.4
Separated9303.5
Widowed2,77110.4
Female
2,2498.5
Divorced2,5119.4
Female
1,1694.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years885100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren36341.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over25,393100.0
Civilian veterans3,52013.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,174100.0
With a disability5559.0
Population 21 to 64 years17,368100.0
With a disability4,37425.2
Percent employed
50.3(X)
No disability12,99474.8
Percent employed
75.6(X)
Population 65 years and over5,644100.0
With a disability2,74148.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over30,629100.0
Same house in 199519,87864.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,60434.6
Same county
5,60818.3
Different county
4,99616.3
Same state
2,7288.9
Different state
2,2687.4
Elsewhere in 19951470.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population32,380100.0
Native31,85698.4
Born in United States
31,72398.0
State of residence
23,63473.0
Different state
8,08925.0
Born outside United States
1330.4
Foreign born5241.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2480.8
Naturalized citizen
1910.6
Not a citizen
3331.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)524100.0
Europe10019.1
Asia14327.3
Africa183.4
Oceania00.0
Latin America24146.0
Northern America224.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over30,629100.0
English only29,38996.0
Language other than English1,2404.0
Speak English less than 'very well
5301.7
Spanish
8102.6
Speak English less than "very well"
4051.3
Other Indo-European languages
2810.9
Speak English less than "very well"
820.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1370.4
Speak English less than "very well"
430.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population32,380100.0

Total ancestries reported

24,81876.6
Arab270.1
Czech1120.0
Danish190.1
Dutch2020.6
English2,8638.8
French (except Basque)14341.3
French Canadian1780.2
German1,6085.0
Greek110.0
Hungarian280.1
Irish11,3644.2
Italian3361.0
Lithuanian20.0
Norwegian1690.5
Polish1380.4
Portuguese270.1
Russian970.3
Scotch-Irish4101.3
Scottish3231.0
Slovak40.0
Subsaharan African1720.5
Swedish390.1
Swiss100.0
Ukrainian80.0
United States or American5,69917.6
Welsh680.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)230.1
Other ancestries10,64732.9
(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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