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Northampton county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,438100.0
Nursery school, preschool3626.7
Kindergarten3125.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,66249.0
High school (grades 9-12)1,36925.2
College or graduate school73313.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over15,199100.0
Less than 9th grade2,16014.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,54523.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,77531.4
Some college, no degree2,22314.6
Associate degree8525.6
Bachelor's degree1,2868.5
Graduate or professional degree3582.4
Percent high school graduate or higher62.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over17,623100.0
Never married4,69526.6
Now married, except separated8,72549.5
Separated7434.2
Widowed1,98411.3
Female
1,6269.2
Divorced1,4768.4
Female
7264.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years886100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren46652.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over16,680100.0
Civilian veterans1,79610.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years4,810100.0
With a disability58212.1
Population 21 to 64 years11,494100.0
With a disability3,74732.6
Percent employed
45.8(X)
No disability7,74767.4
Percent employed
71.1(X)
Population 65 years and over3,690100.0
With a disability2,06756.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over20,838100.0
Same house in 199514,22968.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19956,40330.7
Same county
3,10614.9
Different county
3,29715.8
Same state
1,8759.0
Different state
1,4226.8
Elsewhere in 19952061.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population22,086100.0
Native21,92499.3
Born in United States
21,83798.9
State of residence
17,18977.8
Different state
4,64821.0
Born outside United States
870.4
Foreign born1620.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
920.4
Naturalized citizen
660.3
Not a citizen
960.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)162100.0
Europe4829.6
Asia4125.3
Africa31.9
Oceania21.2
Latin America6137.7
Northern America74.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over20,838100.0
English only20,29297.4
Language other than English5462.6
Speak English less than 'very well
2181.0
Spanish
2891.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1050.5
Other Indo-European languages
1850.9
Speak English less than "very well"
940.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
550.3
Speak English less than "very well"
160.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population22,086100.0

Total ancestries reported

16,33474.0
Arab00.0
Czech1210.1
Danish30.0
Dutch1030.5
English1,2555.7
French (except Basque)11450.7
French Canadian1100.0
German4732.1
Greek30.0
Hungarian40.0
Irish15382.4
Italian700.3
Lithuanian20.0
Norwegian300.1
Polish660.3
Portuguese120.1
Russian80.0
Scotch-Irish1150.5
Scottish1140.5
Slovak60.0
Subsaharan African2971.3
Swedish20.0
Swiss300.1
Ukrainian30.0
United States or American2,22210.1
Welsh420.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)80.0
Other ancestries10,75248.7
(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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