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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Laurens 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 44,874 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,544 100.0   Native 44,368 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 787 6.8       Born in United States 44,243 98.6
Kindergarten 708 6.1           State of residence 37,388 83.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,577 48.3           Different state 6,855 15.3
High school (grades 9-12) 2,955 25.6       Born outside United States 125 0.3
College or graduate school 1,517 13.1   Foreign born 506 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 293 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 189 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 28,875 100.0       Not a citizen 317 0.7
Less than 9th grade 3,052 10.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,512 19.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,718 37.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 506 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,301 14.9   Europe 78 15.4
Associate degree 1,120 3.9   Asia 184 36.4
Bachelor's degree 2,573 8.9   Africa 52 10.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,599 5.5   Oceania 9 1.8
        Latin America 152 30.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.3 (X)   Northern America 31 6.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 41,716 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 34,968 100.0   English only 40,561 97.2
Never married 8,385 24.0   Language other than English 1,155 2.8
Now married, except separated 18,528 53.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 403 1.0
Separated 1,196 3.4   Spanish 714 1.7
Widowed 2,881 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 226 0.5
 Female 2,415 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 304 0.7
Divorced 3,978 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 114 0.3
 Female 2,234 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 123 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 44,874 100.0
           under 18 years 1,082 100.0     Total ancestries reported 34,576 77.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 608 56.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 45 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 20 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 32,782 100.0   Dutch 272 0.6
Civilian veterans 4,321 13.2   English 3,160 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 384 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 27 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,280 2.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,681 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 930 8.7   Hungarian 43 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 24,380 100.0   Irish¹ 2,580 5.7
With a disability 5,505 22.6   Italian 365 0.8
 Percent employed 49.1 (X)   Lithuanian 15 0.0
No disability 18,875 77.4   Norwegian 50 0.1
 Percent employed 77.7 (X)   Polish 66 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 5,448 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,834 52.0   Russian 33 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 518 1.2
        Scottish 475 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 41,716 100.0   Subsaharan African 354 0.8
Same house in 1995 24,586 58.9   Swedish 32 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,698 40.0   Swiss 79 0.2
 Same county 10,890 26.1   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 5,808 13.9   United States or American 7,678 17.1
  Same state 3,574 8.6   Welsh 58 0.1
  Different state 2,234 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 40 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 432 1.0   Other ancestries 16,997 37.9
 
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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