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Catawba 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 school32,637100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,9886.1
Kindergarten1,9926.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)15,81448.5
High school (grades 9-12)7,43822.8
College or graduate school5,40516.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over94,747100.0
Less than 9th grade8,0338.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma15,83616.7
High school graduate (includes equivalency)29,67731.3
Some college, no degree18,43619.5
Associate degree6,6397.0
Bachelor's degree11,65812.3
Graduate or professional degree4,4684.7
Percent high school graduate or higher74.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher17.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over112,618100.0
Never married25,34722.5
Now married, except separated65,44158.1
Separated3,2152.9
Widowed7,8387.0
Female
6,6435.9
Divorced10,7779.6
Female
6,0425.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,682100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,26147.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over107,141100.0
Civilian veterans13,74912.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years30,222100.0
With a disability2,3597.8
Population 21 to 64 years84,214100.0
With a disability16,56619.7
Percent employed
66.7(X)
No disability67,64880.3
Percent employed
83.3(X)
Population 65 years and over16,748100.0
With a disability7,64245.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over132,318100.0
Same house in 199574,32156.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199554,50541.2
Same county
29,77422.5
Different county
24,73118.7
Same state
12,7329.6
Different state
11,9999.1
Elsewhere in 19953,4922.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population141,685100.0
Native132,51893.5
Born in United States
131,80193.0
State of residence
97,14368.6
Different state
34,65824.5
Born outside United States
7170.5
Foreign born9,1676.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,7224.0
Naturalized citizen
1,9101.3
Not a citizen
7,2575.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)9,167100.0
Europe91410.0
Asia2,30625.2
Africa360.4
Oceania430.5
Latin America5,68962.1
Northern America1792.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over132,318100.0
English only119,78790.5
Language other than English12,5319.5
Speak English less than 'very well
7,3325.5
Spanish
7,6035.7
Speak English less than "very well"
4,8923.7
Other Indo-European languages
1,7281.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6060.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,1352.4
Speak English less than "very well"
1,8201.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population141,685100.0

Total ancestries reported

119,19484.1
Arab1420.1
Czech1930.1
Danish990.1
Dutch3,0062.1
English10,7977.6
French (except Basque)11,9331.4
French Canadian14530.3
German22,95716.2
Greek1350.1
Hungarian1130.1
Irish19,3756.6
Italian2,1611.5
Lithuanian1130.1
Norwegian4190.3
Polish1,0100.7
Portuguese1190.1
Russian1150.1
Scotch-Irish3,9392.8
Scottish2,9862.1
Slovak440.0
Subsaharan African5730.4
Swedish6790.5
Swiss2460.2
Ukrainian590.0
United States or American26,43918.7
Welsh5300.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)630.0
Other ancestries30,59621.6
(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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