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Social Statistics for Chester County, South Carolina

Chester county south carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,226100.0
Nursery school, preschool5046.1
Kindergarten6357.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)4,53155.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,75621.3
College or graduate school8009.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over22,043100.0
Less than 9th grade2,42611.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,81721.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)7,96236.1
Some college, no degree3,53316.0
Associate degree1,1985.4
Bachelor's degree1,3556.1
Graduate or professional degree7523.4
Percent high school graduate or higher67.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher9.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over26,290100.0
Never married6,61625.2
Now married, except separated13,78852.4
Separated1,1324.3
Widowed2,2798.7
Female
1,8527.0
Divorced2,4759.4
Female
1,3405.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,097100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren55350.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over24,913100.0
Civilian veterans3,01612.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years8,129100.0
With a disability84310.4
Population 21 to 64 years19,259100.0
With a disability5,61729.2
Percent employed
56.2(X)
No disability13,64270.8
Percent employed
75.5(X)
Population 65 years and over4,123100.0
With a disability1,98248.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over31,813100.0
Same house in 199520,98166.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199510,69633.6
Same county
6,06519.1
Different county
4,63114.6
Same state
2,7068.5
Different state
1,9256.1
Elsewhere in 19951360.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population34,068100.0
Native33,78399.2
Born in United States
33,68198.9
State of residence
27,10379.6
Different state
6,57819.3
Born outside United States
1020.3
Foreign born2850.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1320.4
Naturalized citizen
1440.4
Not a citizen
1410.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)285100.0
Europe8128.4
Asia9031.6
Africa93.2
Oceania00.0
Latin America8529.8
Northern America207.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over31,813100.0
English only30,95697.3
Language other than English8572.7
Speak English less than 'very well
2770.9
Spanish
5771.8
Speak English less than "very well"
1650.5
Other Indo-European languages
2010.6
Speak English less than "very well"
750.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
670.2
Speak English less than "very well"
370.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population34,068100.0

Total ancestries reported

28,46583.6
Arab170.0
Czech1170.0
Danish170.0
Dutch2520.7
English1,5894.7
French (except Basque)11900.6
French Canadian1400.1
German1,4454.2
Greek110.0
Hungarian310.1
Irish12,0115.9
Italian3611.1
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian320.1
Polish1500.4
Portuguese210.1
Russian310.1
Scotch-Irish1,2873.8
Scottish3100.9
Slovak110.0
Subsaharan African2230.7
Swedish440.1
Swiss120.0
Ukrainian130.0
United States or American6,20518.2
Welsh570.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries14,08841.4
(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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