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Social Statistics

Alexander county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,232100.0
Nursery school, preschool4285.9
Kindergarten4896.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,63850.3
High school (grades 9-12)1,69823.5
College or graduate school97913.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over22,729100.0
Less than 9th grade2,78412.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,33919.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)8,07535.5
Some college, no degree4,01817.7
Associate degree1,4006.2
Bachelor's degree1,5116.6
Graduate or professional degree6022.6
Percent high school graduate or higher68.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over26,795100.0
Never married5,22119.5
Now married, except separated16,68862.3
Separated7272.7
Widowed1,5986.0
Female
1,3565.1
Divorced2,5619.6
Female
1,4045.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years669100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren35553.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over25,418100.0
Civilian veterans3,06412.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,982100.0
With a disability4316.2
Population 21 to 64 years20,294100.0
With a disability4,51922.3
Percent employed
63.8(X)
No disability15,77577.7
Percent employed
84.5(X)
Population 65 years and over3,841100.0
With a disability1,76546.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,319100.0
Same house in 199519,88863.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199511,15835.6
Same county
5,73018.3
Different county
5,42817.3
Same state
3,49811.2
Different state
1,9306.2
Elsewhere in 19952730.9
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population33,603100.0
Native32,79097.6
Born in United States
32,72097.4
State of residence
25,98977.3
Different state
6,73120.0
Born outside United States
700.2
Foreign born8132.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5081.5
Naturalized citizen
2450.7
Not a citizen
5681.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)813100.0
Europe728.9
Asia20725.5
Africa101.2
Oceania00.0
Latin America47658.5
Northern America485.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,319100.0
English only30,05796.0
Language other than English1,2624.0
Speak English less than 'very well
6001.9
Spanish
8372.7
Speak English less than "very well"
4411.4
Other Indo-European languages
1110.4
Speak English less than "very well"
230.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2770.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1360.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population33,603100.0

Total ancestries reported

23,33669.4
Arab270.1
Czech1130.0
Danish00.0
Dutch5751.7
English2,5717.7
French (except Basque)13451.0
French Canadian1460.1
German3,81611.4
Greek290.1
Hungarian140.0
Irish12,2166.6
Italian2600.8
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian750.2
Polish1440.4
Portuguese270.1
Russian320.1
Scotch-Irish8012.4
Scottish3731.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African470.1
Swedish1090.3
Swiss520.2
Ukrainian70.0
United States or American7,10921.2
Welsh660.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries4,57713.6
(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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