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Social Statistics

Wake 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 school178,475100.0
Nursery school, preschool13,8817.8
Kindergarten9,6615.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)72,75440.8
High school (grades 9-12)30,46617.1
College or graduate school51,71329.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over403,481100.0
Less than 9th grade15,1583.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma27,9286.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)71,64817.8
Some college, no degree80,95020.1
Associate degree30,7687.6
Bachelor's degree119,38929.6
Graduate or professional degree57,64014.3
Percent high school graduate or higher89.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher43.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over493,193100.0
Never married143,05629.0
Now married, except separated278,21256.4
Separated11,7252.4
Widowed19,4223.9
Female
16,1793.3
Divorced40,7788.3
Female
24,6455.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years8,575100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,60342.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over469,945100.0
Civilian veterans51,37710.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years139,297100.0
With a disability9,3356.7
Population 21 to 64 years392,854100.0
With a disability50,97013.0
Percent employed
66.1(X)
No disability341,88487.0
Percent employed
82.5(X)
Population 65 years and over44,017100.0
With a disability17,47939.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over582,978100.0
Same house in 1995243,18441.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995313,75653.8
Same county
150,10925.7
Different county
163,64728.1
Same state
58,68810.1
Different state
104,95918.0
Elsewhere in 199526,0384.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population627,846100.0
Native567,24490.3
Born in United States
560,60389.3
State of residence
295,50147.1
Different state
265,10242.2
Born outside United States
6,6411.1
Foreign born60,6029.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
38,9946.2
Naturalized citizen
16,3622.6
Not a citizen
44,2407.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)60,602100.0
Europe8,95814.8
Asia18,65630.8
Africa5,3518.8
Oceania3160.5
Latin America24,16739.9
Northern America3,1545.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over582,978100.0
English only511,97687.8
Language other than English71,00212.2
Speak English less than 'very well
32,4675.6
Spanish
33,8405.8
Speak English less than "very well"
20,5423.5
Other Indo-European languages
18,5173.2
Speak English less than "very well"
4,5310.8
Asian and Pacific Island languages
12,5212.1
Speak English less than "very well"
5,6971.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population627,846100.0

Total ancestries reported

631,507100.6
Arab4,5690.7
Czech12,3670.4
Danish1,9200.3
Dutch7,1041.1
English80,93812.9
French (except Basque)114,7702.4
French Canadian13,5470.6
German75,69912.1
Greek2,2670.4
Hungarian2,2370.4
Irish160,9729.7
Italian27,2754.3
Lithuanian1,0870.2
Norwegian4,5160.7
Polish13,7832.2
Portuguese9300.1
Russian4,7610.8
Scotch-Irish20,4883.3
Scottish18,1882.9
Slovak1,3810.2
Subsaharan African7,7301.2
Swedish5,9540.9
Swiss1,5560.2
Ukrainian1,7800.3
United States or American56,2219.0
Welsh4,6390.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,3330.4
Other ancestries202,49532.3
(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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