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Nash county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






NOTE: Data based on a sample except in P3, P4, H3, and H4. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, definitions, and count corrections see http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/expsf3.htm.


Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school22,221100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,4346.5
Kindergarten1,2985.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)10,67648.0
High school (grades 9-12)4,88822.0
College or graduate school3,92517.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over57,522100.0
Less than 9th grade5,4849.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,53214.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)19,50433.9
Some college, no degree10,44218.2
Associate degree3,6476.3
Bachelor's degree7,14812.4
Graduate or professional degree2,7654.8
Percent high school graduate or higher75.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over68,788100.0
Never married16,80324.4
Now married, except separated38,43155.9
Separated2,3883.5
Widowed5,3927.8
Female
4,4726.5
Divorced5,7748.4
Female
3,1974.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,227100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren94142.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over65,089100.0
Civilian veterans8,25312.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years19,777100.0
With a disability1,8819.5
Population 21 to 64 years49,992100.0
With a disability11,79123.6
Percent employed
54.4(X)
No disability38,20176.4
Percent employed
76.6(X)
Population 65 years and over10,481100.0
With a disability5,10648.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over81,664100.0
Same house in 199545,70256.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199535,10243.0
Same county
19,19123.5
Different county
15,91119.5
Same state
10,54912.9
Different state
5,3626.6
Elsewhere in 19958601.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population87,420100.0
Native84,81397.0
Born in United States
84,23496.4
State of residence
67,78977.5
Different state
16,44518.8
Born outside United States
5790.7
Foreign born2,6073.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1,3181.5
Naturalized citizen
7260.8
Not a citizen
1,8812.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)2,607100.0
Europe2489.5
Asia55721.4
Africa441.7
Oceania100.4
Latin America1,70765.5
Northern America411.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over81,664100.0
English only76,80394.0
Language other than English4,8616.0
Speak English less than 'very well
2,1332.6
Spanish
3,3104.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6952.1
Other Indo-European languages
7570.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1420.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3190.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1790.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population87,420100.0

Total ancestries reported

70,41880.6
Arab5030.6
Czech1550.1
Danish470.1
Dutch4330.5
English9,04810.4
French (except Basque)19321.1
French Canadian11230.1
German3,5884.1
Greek630.1
Hungarian580.1
Irish13,7294.3
Italian1,2731.5
Lithuanian360.0
Norwegian2110.2
Polish3730.4
Portuguese280.0
Russian750.1
Scotch-Irish1,3401.5
Scottish1,0361.2
Slovak630.1
Subsaharan African6650.8
Swedish2640.3
Swiss380.0
Ukrainian140.0
United States or American13,45315.4
Welsh3250.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)800.1
Other ancestries32,56537.3
(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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