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Social Statistics for Mitchell County, North Carolina

Mitchell county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,102100.0
Nursery school, preschool1424.6
Kindergarten1936.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,59851.5
High school (grades 9-12)71723.1
College or graduate school45214.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over11,315100.0
Less than 9th grade1,65914.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,89516.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,72032.9
Some college, no degree2,04318.1
Associate degree6175.5
Bachelor's degree8987.9
Graduate or professional degree4834.3
Percent high school graduate or higher68.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over12,993100.0
Never married2,03215.6
Now married, except separated8,53365.7
Separated2481.9
Widowed1,1348.7
Female
9487.3
Divorced1,0468.1
Female
4993.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years198100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9347.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over12,387100.0
Civilian veterans1,62213.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,950100.0
With a disability2608.8
Population 21 to 64 years9,010100.0
With a disability2,24825.0
Percent employed
46.3(X)
No disability6,76275.0
Percent employed
77.0(X)
Population 65 years and over2,805100.0
With a disability1,41050.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over14,912100.0
Same house in 19959,83866.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19954,93733.1
Same county
2,70018.1
Different county
2,23715.0
Same state
1,59810.7
Different state
6394.3
Elsewhere in 19951370.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population15,687100.0
Native15,45198.5
Born in United States
15,38298.1
State of residence
12,21177.8
Different state
3,17120.2
Born outside United States
690.4
Foreign born2361.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1370.9
Naturalized citizen
610.4
Not a citizen
1751.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)236100.0
Europe3414.4
Asia229.3
Africa62.5
Oceania41.7
Latin America14461.0
Northern America2611.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over14,912100.0
English only14,33596.1
Language other than English5773.9
Speak English less than 'very well
2301.5
Spanish
3992.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2001.3
Other Indo-European languages
1471.0
Speak English less than "very well"
300.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population15,687100.0

Total ancestries reported

10,87369.3
Arab00.0
Czech170.0
Danish220.1
Dutch1010.6
English1,60610.2
French (except Basque)11781.1
French Canadian1140.1
German1,1397.3
Greek120.1
Hungarian200.1
Irish11,1017.0
Italian1200.8
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian110.1
Polish1030.7
Portuguese110.1
Russian140.1
Scotch-Irish8645.5
Scottish4963.2
Slovak10.0
Subsaharan African20.0
Swedish1040.7
Swiss310.2
Ukrainian100.1
United States or American3,44221.9
Welsh1110.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries1,3538.6
(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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