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Social Statistics for Transylvania County, North Carolina

Transylvania county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,292100.0
Nursery school, preschool3615.7
Kindergarten3936.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,71943.2
High school (grades 9-12)1,35721.6
College or graduate school1,46223.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,973100.0
Less than 9th grade1,3096.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,36411.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)6,28730.0
Some college, no degree4,63322.1
Associate degree1,4056.7
Bachelor's degree3,08614.7
Graduate or professional degree1,8899.0
Percent high school graduate or higher82.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher23.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over24,530100.0
Never married4,23317.3
Now married, except separated15,40462.8
Separated5402.2
Widowed2,1508.8
Female
1,8657.6
Divorced2,2039.0
Female
1,2685.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years402100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren18445.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over23,362100.0
Civilian veterans4,25618.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,544100.0
With a disability5449.8
Population 21 to 64 years16,030100.0
With a disability3,11119.4
Percent employed
52.8(X)
No disability12,91980.6
Percent employed
73.5(X)
Population 65 years and over6,050100.0
With a disability2,01233.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over27,886100.0
Same house in 199516,03557.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199511,48641.2
Same county
4,91317.6
Different county
6,57323.6
Same state
1,9727.1
Different state
4,60116.5
Elsewhere in 19953651.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,334100.0
Native28,66297.7
Born in United States
28,54497.3
State of residence
16,55756.4
Different state
11,98740.9
Born outside United States
1180.4
Foreign born6722.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2791.0
Naturalized citizen
3781.3
Not a citizen
2941.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)672100.0
Europe28742.7
Asia16925.1
Africa568.3
Oceania30.4
Latin America12819.0
Northern America294.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over27,886100.0
English only26,76896.0
Language other than English1,1184.0
Speak English less than 'very well
3051.1
Spanish
5221.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1510.5
Other Indo-European languages
3921.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1110.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
760.3
Speak English less than "very well"
180.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,334100.0

Total ancestries reported

25,35686.4
Arab200.1
Czech1670.2
Danish1330.5
Dutch4711.6
English3,72812.7
French (except Basque)17782.7
French Canadian1970.3
German3,63612.4
Greek490.2
Hungarian1140.4
Irish12,98810.2
Italian6722.3
Lithuanian400.1
Norwegian2250.8
Polish3491.2
Portuguese100.0
Russian880.3
Scotch-Irish1,6745.7
Scottish1,3714.7
Slovak760.3
Subsaharan African1210.4
Swedish2871.0
Swiss950.3
Ukrainian280.1
United States or American4,51115.4
Welsh2350.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)530.2
Other ancestries3,44011.7
(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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