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Social Statistics

Swain county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,071100.0
Nursery school, preschool2247.3
Kindergarten2187.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,39445.4
High school (grades 9-12)79726.0
College or graduate school43814.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over8,739100.0
Less than 9th grade88510.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,69219.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,63530.2
Some college, no degree1,70019.5
Associate degree6147.0
Bachelor's degree8519.7
Graduate or professional degree3624.1
Percent high school graduate or higher70.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over10,384100.0
Never married2,01219.4
Now married, except separated6,10258.8
Separated2822.7
Widowed7657.4
Female
6656.4
Divorced1,22311.8
Female
6466.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years383100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren22859.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over9,812100.0
Civilian veterans1,42314.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years2,989100.0
With a disability2448.2
Population 21 to 64 years7,130100.0
With a disability2,01328.2
Percent employed
52.2(X)
No disability5,11771.8
Percent employed
72.9(X)
Population 65 years and over1,848100.0
With a disability96652.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over12,193100.0
Same house in 19958,16967.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,93732.3
Same county
1,70714.0
Different county
2,23018.3
Same state
1,1369.3
Different state
1,0949.0
Elsewhere in 1995870.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population12,968100.0
Native12,84399.0
Born in United States
12,82298.9
State of residence
9,47273.0
Different state
3,35025.8
Born outside United States
210.2
Foreign born1251.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
280.2
Naturalized citizen
590.5
Not a citizen
660.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)125100.0
Europe4132.8
Asia2217.6
Africa00.0
Oceania32.4
Latin America5947.2
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over12,193100.0
English only11,55094.7
Language other than English6435.3
Speak English less than 'very well
1771.5
Spanish
1711.4
Speak English less than "very well"
740.6
Other Indo-European languages
810.7
Speak English less than "very well"
90.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
120.1
Speak English less than "very well"
70.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population12,968100.0

Total ancestries reported

9,78275.4
Arab20.0
Czech1180.1
Danish40.0
Dutch1941.5
English7756.0
French (except Basque)12321.8
French Canadian1290.2
German9087.0
Greek150.1
Hungarian90.1
Irish11,0888.4
Italian1511.2
Lithuanian300.2
Norwegian520.4
Polish450.3
Portuguese20.0
Russian280.2
Scotch-Irish6855.3
Scottish2191.7
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African150.1
Swedish450.3
Swiss120.1
Ukrainian20.0
United States or American1,35510.4
Welsh150.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)70.1
Other ancestries3,84529.6
(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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