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Wayne county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school29,896100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,0306.8
Kindergarten1,6965.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)14,13747.3
High school (grades 9-12)6,82222.8
College or graduate school5,21117.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over72,894100.0
Less than 9th grade5,9468.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,67814.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)23,70432.5
Some college, no degree15,98721.9
Associate degree5,6547.8
Bachelor's degree7,48310.3
Graduate or professional degree3,4424.7
Percent high school graduate or higher77.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over88,559100.0
Never married22,20025.1
Now married, except separated48,55454.8
Separated3,2343.7
Widowed6,4727.3
Female
5,3626.1
Divorced8,0999.1
Female
4,4525.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,544100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,25049.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over80,160100.0
Civilian veterans13,37616.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years25,974100.0
With a disability2,2048.5
Population 21 to 64 years60,934100.0
With a disability15,34925.2
Percent employed
54.0(X)
No disability45,58574.8
Percent employed
75.0(X)
Population 65 years and over12,212100.0
With a disability6,11050.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over105,621100.0
Same house in 199556,01153.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199546,47944.0
Same county
27,31025.9
Different county
19,16918.1
Same state
7,7597.3
Different state
11,41010.8
Elsewhere in 19953,1313.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population113,329100.0
Native108,53795.8
Born in United States
106,44593.9
State of residence
76,99667.9
Different state
29,44926.0
Born outside United States
2,0921.8
Foreign born4,7924.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,7012.4
Naturalized citizen
1,5151.3
Not a citizen
3,2772.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,792100.0
Europe73515.3
Asia87018.2
Africa190.4
Oceania00.0
Latin America3,05463.7
Northern America1142.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over105,621100.0
English only97,98792.8
Language other than English7,6347.2
Speak English less than 'very well
3,6793.5
Spanish
5,4935.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3,0322.9
Other Indo-European languages
1,2171.2
Speak English less than "very well"
2890.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
7530.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3030.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population113,329100.0

Total ancestries reported

97,33085.9
Arab2360.2
Czech11840.2
Danish930.1
Dutch6170.5
English9,2678.2
French (except Basque)11,2781.1
French Canadian15190.5
German6,2305.5
Greek940.1
Hungarian1350.1
Irish16,5605.8
Italian1,8011.6
Lithuanian300.0
Norwegian5100.5
Polish7970.7
Portuguese880.1
Russian1280.1
Scotch-Irish1,9421.7
Scottish1,3631.2
Slovak1060.1
Subsaharan African7260.6
Swedish3330.3
Swiss320.0
Ukrainian1210.1
United States or American18,96616.7
Welsh3570.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)970.1
Other ancestries44,72039.5
(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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