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Social Statistics

Currituck county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school4,264100.0
Nursery school, preschool2686.3
Kindergarten2125.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,24752.7
High school (grades 9-12)98223.0
College or graduate school55513.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over12,361100.0
Less than 9th grade7976.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,97816.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,25634.4
Some college, no degree3,11425.2
Associate degree5754.7
Bachelor's degree1,26510.2
Graduate or professional degree3763.0
Percent high school graduate or higher77.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher13.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over14,405100.0
Never married2,66118.5
Now married, except separated9,08163.0
Separated4353.0
Widowed9806.8
Female
7535.2
Divorced1,2488.7
Female
5994.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years504100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren27153.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over13,392100.0
Civilian veterans2,49018.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years3,998100.0
With a disability2957.4
Population 21 to 64 years10,578100.0
With a disability2,66325.2
Percent employed
64.1(X)
No disability7,91574.8
Percent employed
77.1(X)
Population 65 years and over2,143100.0
With a disability1,05049.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over17,091100.0
Same house in 19959,97858.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19957,01641.1
Same county
2,04211.9
Different county
4,97429.1
Same state
1,2957.6
Different state
3,67921.5
Elsewhere in 1995970.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population18,190100.0
Native17,93698.6
Born in United States
17,78497.8
State of residence
5,39629.7
Different state
12,38868.1
Born outside United States
1520.8
Foreign born2541.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
520.3
Naturalized citizen
1190.7
Not a citizen
1350.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)254100.0
Europe9838.6
Asia8232.3
Africa52.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America5220.5
Northern America176.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over17,091100.0
English only16,55896.9
Language other than English5333.1
Speak English less than 'very well
1841.1
Spanish
2701.6
Speak English less than "very well"
1010.6
Other Indo-European languages
1170.7
Speak English less than "very well"
290.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1180.7
Speak English less than "very well"
540.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population18,190100.0

Total ancestries reported

15,07482.9
Arab00.0
Czech1310.2
Danish150.1
Dutch1811.0
English2,64314.5
French (except Basque)13602.0
French Canadian11630.9
German2,06911.4
Greek330.2
Hungarian520.3
Irish12,00311.0
Italian5803.2
Lithuanian50.0
Norwegian1270.7
Polish2351.3
Portuguese120.1
Russian240.1
Scotch-Irish4092.2
Scottish4272.3
Slovak140.1
Subsaharan African130.1
Swedish390.2
Swiss150.1
Ukrainian320.2
United States or American2,89615.9
Welsh1240.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)50.0
Other ancestries2,56714.1
(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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