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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Richmond 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 199,775 100.0
      enrolled in school 56,607 100.0   Native 192,984 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 3,843 6.8       Born in United States 187,409 93.8
Kindergarten 3,077 5.4           State of residence 119,990 60.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 25,219 44.6           Different state 67,419 33.7
High school (grades 9-12) 12,838 22.7       Born outside United States 5,575 2.8
College or graduate school 11,630 20.5   Foreign born 6,791 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,024 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,024 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 122,592 100.0       Not a citizen 2,767 1.4
Less than 9th grade 9,144 7.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17,867 14.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 36,323 29.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,791 100.0
Some college, no degree 28,392 23.2   Europe 2,062 30.4
Associate degree 7,957 6.5   Asia 2,391 35.2
Bachelor's degree 14,767 12.0   Africa 259 3.8
Graduate or professional degree 8,142 6.6   Oceania 79 1.2
        Latin America 1,744 25.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.0 (X)   Northern America 256 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 185,414 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 155,058 100.0   English only 173,207 93.4
Never married 48,993 31.6   Language other than English 12,207 6.6
Now married, except separated 71,391 46.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,912 2.1
Separated 4,977 3.2   Spanish 5,566 3.0
Widowed 10,910 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,840 1.0
 Female 8,853 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 4,027 2.2
Divorced 18,787 12.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 982 0.5
 Female 11,356 7.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,136 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 978 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 199,775 100.0
           under 18 years 6,094 100.0     Total ancestries reported 170,980 85.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,312 54.3   Arab 260 0.1
        Czech¹ 244 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 272 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 138,375 100.0   Dutch 917 0.5
Civilian veterans 24,745 17.9   English 11,735 5.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,457 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 695 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,480 5.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 47,207 100.0   Greek 286 0.1
With a disability 4,562 9.7   Hungarian 317 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 105,909 100.0   Irish¹ 11,685 5.8
With a disability 27,104 25.6   Italian 2,742 1.4
 Percent employed 50.9 (X)   Lithuanian 73 0.0
No disability 78,805 74.4   Norwegian 731 0.4
 Percent employed 72.6 (X)   Polish 1,279 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 21,309 100.0   Portuguese 265 0.1
With a disability 10,968 51.5   Russian 265 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,425 1.2
        Scottish 2,789 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 35 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 185,414 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,420 1.2
Same house in 1995 93,957 50.7   Swedish 634 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 87,147 47.0   Swiss 92 0.0
 Same county 47,962 25.9   Ukrainian 177 0.1
 Different county 39,185 21.1   United States or American 18,571 9.3
  Same state 14,214 7.7   Welsh 651 0.3
  Different state 24,971 13.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 776 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 4,310 2.3   Other ancestries 96,707 48.4
 
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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