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Social Statistics for Wilson County, North Carolina

Wilson county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics





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Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school18,243100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,0365.7
Kindergarten1,1176.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)8,52046.7
High school (grades 9-12)4,36023.9
College or graduate school3,21017.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over48,061100.0
Less than 9th grade5,65011.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma9,04218.8
High school graduate (includes equivalency)15,25831.7
Some college, no degree8,41217.5
Associate degree2,4595.1
Bachelor's degree5,36211.2
Graduate or professional degree1,8783.9
Percent high school graduate or higher69.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher15.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over58,213100.0
Never married15,77227.1
Now married, except separated29,93551.4
Separated2,6184.5
Widowed4,8388.3
Female
4,1077.1
Divorced5,0508.7
Female
2,8734.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,911100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,02653.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over54,960100.0
Civilian veterans6,23311.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years16,855100.0
With a disability1,81610.8
Population 21 to 64 years42,056100.0
With a disability12,18129.0
Percent employed
57.8(X)
No disability29,87571.0
Percent employed
75.5(X)
Population 65 years and over8,819100.0
With a disability4,36449.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over68,861100.0
Same house in 199538,30255.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199529,07942.2
Same county
19,39528.2
Different county
9,68414.1
Same state
5,7678.4
Different state
3,9175.7
Elsewhere in 19951,4802.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population73,814100.0
Native70,17895.1
Born in United States
69,88894.7
State of residence
59,25680.3
Different state
10,63214.4
Born outside United States
2900.4
Foreign born3,6364.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,6073.5
Naturalized citizen
7311.0
Not a citizen
2,9053.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,636100.0
Europe1032.8
Asia41811.5
Africa591.6
Oceania90.2
Latin America3,01983.0
Northern America280.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over68,861100.0
English only63,28491.9
Language other than English5,5778.1
Speak English less than 'very well
3,6275.3
Spanish
4,7626.9
Speak English less than "very well"
3,3364.8
Other Indo-European languages
5330.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1590.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1800.3
Speak English less than "very well"
720.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population73,814100.0

Total ancestries reported

56,13076.0
Arab2110.3
Czech1400.1
Danish150.0
Dutch2240.3
English5,0566.8
French (except Basque)14350.6
French Canadian1810.1
German2,2703.1
Greek1010.1
Hungarian280.0
Irish12,6063.5
Italian6500.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian1450.2
Polish1820.2
Portuguese410.1
Russian150.0
Scotch-Irish9601.3
Scottish8501.2
Slovak330.0
Subsaharan African4390.6
Swedish600.1
Swiss390.1
Ukrainian530.1
United States or American11,45715.5
Welsh1340.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)890.1
Other ancestries29,91640.5
(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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