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Social Statistics

Person county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,423100.0
Nursery school, preschool6958.3
Kindergarten4515.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,08048.4
High school (grades 9-12)1,92922.9
College or graduate school1,26815.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over24,473100.0
Less than 9th grade2,2969.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,85615.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,31838.1
Some college, no degree4,59418.8
Associate degree1,8847.7
Bachelor's degree1,8967.7
Graduate or professional degree6292.6
Percent high school graduate or higher74.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over28,408100.0
Never married6,05821.3
Now married, except separated16,34457.5
Separated9083.2
Widowed2,2788.0
Female
1,8336.5
Divorced2,8209.9
Female
1,5665.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years858100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren42049.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over26,993100.0
Civilian veterans3,30312.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,272100.0
With a disability4366.0
Population 21 to 64 years20,988100.0
With a disability4,76622.7
Percent employed
52.9(X)
No disability16,22277.3
Percent employed
78.4(X)
Population 65 years and over4,687100.0
With a disability2,19746.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over33,337100.0
Same house in 199520,98763.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199512,23236.7
Same county
7,07621.2
Different county
5,15615.5
Same state
3,2399.7
Different state
1,9175.8
Elsewhere in 19951180.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population35,623100.0
Native35,17598.7
Born in United States
35,04898.4
State of residence
27,85278.2
Different state
7,19620.2
Born outside United States
1270.4
Foreign born4481.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2720.8
Naturalized citizen
1270.4
Not a citizen
3210.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)448100.0
Europe296.5
Asia14432.1
Africa286.3
Oceania00.0
Latin America22249.6
Northern America255.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over33,337100.0
English only32,09296.3
Language other than English1,2453.7
Speak English less than 'very well
4531.4
Spanish
8362.5
Speak English less than "very well"
3301.0
Other Indo-European languages
1860.6
Speak English less than "very well"
380.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1170.4
Speak English less than "very well"
470.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population35,623100.0

Total ancestries reported

27,78978.0
Arab1060.3
Czech1160.0
Danish80.0
Dutch1300.4
English3,4619.7
French (except Basque)12980.8
French Canadian1560.2
German1,5654.4
Greek60.0
Hungarian420.1
Irish11,9005.3
Italian3340.9
Lithuanian70.0
Norwegian160.0
Polish1870.5
Portuguese80.0
Russian210.1
Scotch-Irish5821.6
Scottish5701.6
Slovak240.1
Subsaharan African2960.8
Swedish550.2
Swiss420.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American6,86619.3
Welsh480.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)200.1
Other ancestries11,12531.2
(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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