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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pickens 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 22,983 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,808 100.0   Native 22,530 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 462 9.6       Born in United States 22,409 97.5
Kindergarten 331 6.9           State of residence 16,839 73.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,526 52.5           Different state 5,570 24.2
High school (grades 9-12) 985 20.5       Born outside United States 121 0.5
College or graduate school 504 10.5   Foreign born 453 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 227 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 128 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 15,868 100.0       Not a citizen 325 1.4
Less than 9th grade 1,855 11.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,873 18.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,259 33.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 453 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,902 18.3   Europe 157 34.7
Associate degree 500 3.2   Asia 35 7.7
Bachelor's degree 1,574 9.9   Africa 8 1.8
Graduate or professional degree 905 5.7   Oceania 11 2.4
        Latin America 215 47.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.2 (X)   Northern America 27 6.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 21,523 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,396 100.0   English only 20,753 96.4
Never married 2,835 15.4   Language other than English 770 3.6
Now married, except separated 12,242 66.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 370 1.7
Separated 274 1.5   Spanish 471 2.2
Widowed 1,170 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 288 1.3
 Female 990 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 267 1.2
Divorced 1,875 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 82 0.4
 Female 1,030 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,983 100.0
           under 18 years 402 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,993 82.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 137 34.1   Arab 17 0.1
        Czech¹ 32 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,573 100.0   Dutch 284 1.2
Civilian veterans 2,436 13.9   English 2,309 10.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 402 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 52 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,645 7.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,620 100.0   Greek 12 0.1
With a disability 350 7.6   Hungarian 49 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,800 100.0   Irish¹ 2,848 12.4
With a disability 3,261 23.6   Italian 442 1.9
 Percent employed 61.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 10,539 76.4   Norwegian 90 0.4
 Percent employed 77.6 (X)   Polish 89 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,883 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,194 41.4   Russian 36 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 513 2.2
        Scottish 423 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 21,523 100.0   Subsaharan African 19 0.1
Same house in 1995 12,207 56.7   Swedish 106 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,225 42.9   Swiss 34 0.1
 Same county 3,859 17.9   Ukrainian 13 0.1
 Different county 5,366 24.9   United States or American 6,282 27.3
  Same state 4,097 19.0   Welsh 143 0.6
  Different state 1,269 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 91 0.4   Other ancestries 3,125 13.6
 
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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