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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Winston County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 24,843 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,275 100.0   Native 24,586 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 255 4.8       Born in United States 24,494 98.6
Kindergarten 339 6.4           State of residence 19,789 79.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,801 53.1           Different state 4,705 18.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,171 22.2       Born outside United States 92 0.4
College or graduate school 709 13.4   Foreign born 257 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 170 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 58 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 17,078 100.0       Not a citizen 199 0.8
Less than 9th grade 2,700 15.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,687 21.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,855 34.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 257 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,874 16.8   Europe 35 13.6
Associate degree 551 3.2   Asia 39 15.2
Bachelor's degree 746 4.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 665 3.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 183 71.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,293 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,956 100.0   English only 22,676 97.4
Never married 3,094 15.5   Language other than English 617 2.6
Now married, except separated 12,643 63.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 142 0.6
Separated 368 1.8   Spanish 467 2.0
Widowed 1,695 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 124 0.5
 Female 1,439 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 80 0.3
Divorced 2,156 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.0
 Female 1,147 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 42 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 24,843 100.0
           under 18 years 401 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,397 66.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 205 51.1   Arab 18 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,933 100.0   Dutch 195 0.8
Civilian veterans 2,237 11.8   English 1,262 5.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 166 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 75 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,016 4.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,240 100.0   Greek 43 0.2
With a disability 382 7.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,447 100.0   Irish¹ 2,093 8.4
With a disability 3,596 24.9   Italian 142 0.6
 Percent employed 46.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 10,851 75.1   Norwegian 82 0.3
 Percent employed 73.8 (X)   Polish 53 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,296 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,700 51.6   Russian 7 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 291 1.2
        Scottish 236 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,293 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 14,661 62.9   Swedish 24 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,488 36.4   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 4,825 20.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,663 15.7   United States or American 6,797 27.4
  Same state 2,547 10.9   Welsh 38 0.2
  Different state 1,116 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 144 0.6   Other ancestries 3,851 15.5
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (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. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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