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Social Statistics for Union County, South Carolina

Union county south carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,799100.0
Nursery school, preschool3695.4
Kindergarten5147.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,50851.6
High school (grades 9-12)1,44121.2
College or graduate school96714.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over20,222100.0
Less than 9th grade2,72413.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,96219.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,36136.4
Some college, no degree3,05715.1
Associate degree1,1365.6
Bachelor's degree1,3476.7
Graduate or professional degree6353.1
Percent high school graduate or higher66.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over23,854100.0
Never married5,66523.7
Now married, except separated12,62152.9
Separated9133.8
Widowed2,3329.8
Female
1,9418.1
Divorced2,3239.7
Female
1,2195.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years935100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren44847.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over22,697100.0
Civilian veterans2,59011.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,497100.0
With a disability5178.0
Population 21 to 64 years16,738100.0
With a disability4,51627.0
Percent employed
45.9(X)
No disability12,22273.0
Percent employed
78.4(X)
Population 65 years and over4,551100.0
With a disability2,36652.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over28,054100.0
Same house in 199519,15168.3
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,82531.5
Same county
6,38822.8
Different county
2,4378.7
Same state
1,4355.1
Different state
1,0023.6
Elsewhere in 1995780.3
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population29,881100.0
Native29,69599.4
Born in United States
29,63299.2
State of residence
25,86786.6
Different state
3,76512.6
Born outside United States
630.2
Foreign born1860.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
560.2
Naturalized citizen
1220.4
Not a citizen
640.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)186100.0
Europe7640.9
Asia6032.3
Africa94.8
Oceania00.0
Latin America3317.7
Northern America84.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over28,054100.0
English only27,50598.0
Language other than English5492.0
Speak English less than 'very well
1880.7
Spanish
2851.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1450.5
Other Indo-European languages
2150.8
Speak English less than "very well"
300.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
420.1
Speak English less than "very well"
60.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population29,881100.0

Total ancestries reported

22,44375.1
Arab40.0
Czech100.0
Danish00.0
Dutch2180.7
English2,0676.9
French (except Basque)12530.8
French Canadian1680.2
German1,0293.4
Greek100.0
Hungarian70.0
Irish11,5365.1
Italian1500.5
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian20.0
Polish650.2
Portuguese70.0
Russian100.0
Scotch-Irish4971.7
Scottish2100.7
Slovak100.0
Subsaharan African2841.0
Swedish450.2
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian190.1
United States or American6,92023.2
Welsh160.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries9,01630.2
(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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