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Social Statistics

Chatham county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school10,643100.0
Nursery school, preschool7196.8
Kindergarten6466.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,19448.8
High school (grades 9-12)2,28721.5
College or graduate school1,79716.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over34,920100.0
Less than 9th grade3,0638.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,64213.3
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,33726.7
Some college, no degree6,08917.4
Associate degree2,1586.2
Bachelor's degree5,58316.0
Graduate or professional degree4,04811.6
Percent high school graduate or higher77.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over39,978100.0
Never married8,58721.5
Now married, except separated24,06760.2
Separated8242.1
Widowed3,1918.0
Female
2,6616.7
Divorced3,3098.3
Female
1,9274.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years810100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren36144.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over38,249100.0
Civilian veterans4,85112.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years9,350100.0
With a disability6486.9
Population 21 to 64 years29,113100.0
With a disability5,03317.3
Percent employed
63.6(X)
No disability24,08082.7
Percent employed
80.8(X)
Population 65 years and over7,267100.0
With a disability2,74537.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over46,331100.0
Same house in 199527,56759.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199516,99636.7
Same county
6,43113.9
Different county
10,56522.8
Same state
6,38913.8
Different state
4,1769.0
Elsewhere in 19951,7683.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population49,329100.0
Native45,02091.3
Born in United States
44,72690.7
State of residence
30,94962.7
Different state
13,77727.9
Born outside United States
2940.6
Foreign born4,3098.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,9756.0
Naturalized citizen
6341.3
Not a citizen
3,6757.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)4,309100.0
Europe2736.3
Asia2255.2
Africa541.3
Oceania50.1
Latin America3,69085.6
Northern America621.4
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over46,331100.0
English only41,35289.3
Language other than English4,97910.7
Speak English less than 'very well
3,1666.8
Spanish
4,3079.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2,9666.4
Other Indo-European languages
4380.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1530.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1460.3
Speak English less than "very well"
470.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population49,329100.0

Total ancestries reported

45,28191.8
Arab1200.2
Czech11000.2
Danish1170.2
Dutch5131.0
English6,18812.5
French (except Basque)18641.8
French Canadian1710.1
German4,93510.0
Greek950.2
Hungarian1490.3
Irish14,0468.2
Italian1,1362.3
Lithuanian850.2
Norwegian2010.4
Polish6471.3
Portuguese190.0
Russian3160.6
Scotch-Irish1,7593.6
Scottish1,5863.2
Slovak250.1
Subsaharan African4020.8
Swedish2950.6
Swiss910.2
Ukrainian580.1
United States or American6,69713.6
Welsh2880.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)390.1
Other ancestries14,43929.3
(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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