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Columbus county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school13,690100.0
Nursery school, preschool5804.2
Kindergarten7895.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,60948.3
High school (grades 9-12)3,42825.0
College or graduate school2,28416.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over35,921100.0
Less than 9th grade4,04411.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma7,23020.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)12,09333.7
Some college, no degree6,51618.1
Associate degree2,4146.7
Bachelor's degree2,4326.8
Graduate or professional degree1,1923.3
Percent high school graduate or higher68.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over43,205100.0
Never married9,97123.1
Now married, except separated23,36554.1
Separated1,7684.1
Widowed4,32010.0
Female
3,6068.3
Divorced3,7818.8
Female
2,0324.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,623100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,05565.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over40,584100.0
Civilian veterans4,67211.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years12,482100.0
With a disability1,39311.2
Population 21 to 64 years30,149100.0
With a disability9,92132.9
Percent employed
49.2(X)
No disability20,22867.1
Percent employed
69.0(X)
Population 65 years and over7,602100.0
With a disability4,27856.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over51,125100.0
Same house in 199535,56669.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199515,28529.9
Same county
9,88519.3
Different county
5,40010.6
Same state
2,8075.5
Different state
2,5935.1
Elsewhere in 19952740.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population54,749100.0
Native53,95998.6
Born in United States
53,81298.3
State of residence
42,01476.7
Different state
11,79821.5
Born outside United States
1470.3
Foreign born7901.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
4680.9
Naturalized citizen
2370.4
Not a citizen
5531.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)790100.0
Europe8811.1
Asia12015.2
Africa162.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America54969.5
Northern America172.2
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over51,125100.0
English only49,33196.5
Language other than English1,7943.5
Speak English less than 'very well
8431.6
Spanish
1,3692.7
Speak English less than "very well"
7021.4
Other Indo-European languages
3090.6
Speak English less than "very well"
700.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1040.2
Speak English less than "very well"
640.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population54,749100.0

Total ancestries reported

40,72374.4
Arab150.0
Czech1210.0
Danish140.0
Dutch1890.3
English3,5646.5
French (except Basque)15110.9
French Canadian1490.1
German1,2802.3
Greek80.0
Hungarian190.0
Irish11,6233.0
Italian2580.5
Lithuanian60.0
Norwegian580.1
Polish920.2
Portuguese90.0
Russian90.0
Scotch-Irish1,1452.1
Scottish5931.1
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African4670.9
Swedish250.0
Swiss70.0
Ukrainian30.0
United States or American11,04820.2
Welsh580.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)660.1
Other ancestries19,58635.8
(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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