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Rutherford 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 school14,178100.0
Nursery school, preschool7735.5
Kindergarten7945.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)7,23451.0
High school (grades 9-12)3,00921.2
College or graduate school2,36816.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over42,889100.0
Less than 9th grade4,74911.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,95018.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,26333.3
Some college, no degree7,96318.6
Associate degree2,6206.1
Bachelor's degree3,6688.6
Graduate or professional degree1,6763.9
Percent high school graduate or higher70.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over50,302100.0
Never married9,52018.9
Now married, except separated30,15860.0
Separated1,5983.2
Widowed4,4778.9
Female
3,7867.5
Divorced4,5499.0
Female
2,4074.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,544100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren84054.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over47,853100.0
Civilian veterans6,68114.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years13,178100.0
With a disability1,0317.8
Population 21 to 64 years35,113100.0
With a disability9,37226.7
Percent employed
55.5(X)
No disability25,74173.3
Percent employed
76.9(X)
Population 65 years and over9,225100.0
With a disability4,28446.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over58,945100.0
Same house in 199535,88860.9
Different house in the U.S. in 199522,67238.5
Same county
15,08925.6
Different county
7,58312.9
Same state
3,9766.7
Different state
3,6076.1
Elsewhere in 19953850.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population62,899100.0
Native62,01998.6
Born in United States
61,77698.2
State of residence
47,86076.1
Different state
13,91622.1
Born outside United States
2430.4
Foreign born8801.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4070.6
Naturalized citizen
2840.5
Not a citizen
5960.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)880100.0
Europe17620.0
Asia12213.9
Africa192.2
Oceania30.3
Latin America51558.5
Northern America455.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over58,945100.0
English only57,00396.7
Language other than English1,9423.3
Speak English less than 'very well
9161.6
Spanish
1,3142.2
Speak English less than "very well"
6461.1
Other Indo-European languages
4410.7
Speak English less than "very well"
1750.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1520.3
Speak English less than "very well"
880.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population62,899100.0

Total ancestries reported

46,82074.4
Arab70.0
Czech1370.1
Danish220.0
Dutch8061.3
English6,33310.1
French (except Basque)16591.0
French Canadian1940.1
German5,0368.0
Greek360.1
Hungarian250.0
Irish15,4908.7
Italian6761.1
Lithuanian600.1
Norwegian1260.2
Polish3150.5
Portuguese260.0
Russian650.1
Scotch-Irish2,0623.3
Scottish1,3442.1
Slovak150.0
Subsaharan African2140.3
Swedish2230.4
Swiss310.0
Ukrainian360.1
United States or American11,86718.9
Welsh1400.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)200.0
Other ancestries11,05517.6
(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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