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Social Statistics

Richland county south carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school97,237100.0
Nursery school, preschool6,3726.6
Kindergarten4,7934.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)35,83836.9
High school (grades 9-12)18,58919.1
College or graduate school31,64532.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over198,703100.0
Less than 9th grade9,2134.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma20,29310.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)45,37522.8
Some college, no degree43,98122.1
Associate degree15,2897.7
Bachelor's degree40,91520.6
Graduate or professional degree23,63711.9
Percent high school graduate or higher85.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher32.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over256,451100.0
Never married84,36932.9
Now married, except separated126,34349.3
Separated7,8253.1
Widowed14,8555.8
Female
12,3054.8
Divorced23,0599.0
Female
14,1435.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years6,817100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,53351.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over233,517100.0
Civilian veterans35,68715.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years73,173100.0
With a disability5,8778.0
Population 21 to 64 years178,959100.0
With a disability34,90519.5
Percent employed
59.6(X)
No disability144,05480.5
Percent employed
79.0(X)
Population 65 years and over29,607100.0
With a disability13,41145.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over300,624100.0
Same house in 1995147,22349.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995145,73748.5
Same county
68,34122.7
Different county
77,39625.7
Same state
34,34011.4
Different state
43,05614.3
Elsewhere in 19957,6642.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population320,677100.0
Native308,03196.1
Born in United States
302,84494.4
State of residence
193,77860.4
Different state
109,06634.0
Born outside United States
5,1871.6
Foreign born12,6463.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,8111.8
Naturalized citizen
5,4441.7
Not a citizen
7,2022.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)12,646100.0
Europe3,19325.2
Asia4,66736.9
Africa5454.3
Oceania530.4
Latin America3,56028.2
Northern America6285.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over300,624100.0
English only278,54592.7
Language other than English22,0797.3
Speak English less than 'very well
8,2752.8
Spanish
10,4943.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4,3421.4
Other Indo-European languages
6,8052.3
Speak English less than "very well"
1,6550.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,0321.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2,0680.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population320,677100.0

Total ancestries reported

293,31391.5
Arab8460.3
Czech15920.2
Danish3250.1
Dutch2,2280.7
English24,2177.6
French (except Basque)15,1541.6
French Canadian18640.3
German27,6048.6
Greek9840.3
Hungarian5470.2
Irish119,6466.1
Italian6,4112.0
Lithuanian3140.1
Norwegian1,3350.4
Polish3,1071.0
Portuguese2110.1
Russian1,0300.3
Scotch-Irish9,7613.0
Scottish6,1451.9
Slovak3490.1
Subsaharan African4,2011.3
Swedish1,2900.4
Swiss5130.2
Ukrainian2560.1
United States or American22,4827.0
Welsh1,2860.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,1690.4
Other ancestries150,44646.9
(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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