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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Richland 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 16,149 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,095 100.0   Native 16,054 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 256 6.3       Born in United States 15,992 99.0
Kindergarten 231 5.6           State of residence 12,895 79.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,788 43.7           Different state 3,097 19.2
High school (grades 9-12) 922 22.5       Born outside United States 62 0.4
College or graduate school 898 21.9   Foreign born 95 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 16 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 62 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 10,827 100.0       Not a citizen 33 0.2
Less than 9th grade 814 7.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 984 9.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,550 32.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 95 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,528 23.3   Europe 46 48.4
Associate degree 1,303 12.0   Asia 26 27.4
Bachelor's degree 1,143 10.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 505 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 23 24.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,173 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,944 100.0   English only 14,857 97.9
Never married 2,711 20.9   Language other than English 316 2.1
Now married, except separated 7,464 57.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.5
Separated 142 1.1   Spanish 218 1.4
Widowed 1,189 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 0.4
 Female 972 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 68 0.4
Divorced 1,438 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
 Female 856 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,149 100.0
           under 18 years 154 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,115 81.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 101 65.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 12 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 17 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,179 100.0   Dutch 287 1.8
Civilian veterans 1,702 14.0   English 1,530 9.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 398 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 36 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,458 27.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,715 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 205 5.5   Hungarian 6 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,601 100.0   Irish¹ 1,326 8.2
With a disability 1,461 17.0   Italian 109 0.7
 Percent employed 47.6 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.1
No disability 7,140 83.0   Norwegian 44 0.3
 Percent employed 78.1 (X)   Polish 170 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,722 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,191 43.8   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 154 1.0
        Scottish 236 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,173 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,386 61.9   Swedish 102 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,741 37.8   Swiss 181 1.1
 Same county 3,544 23.4   Ukrainian 16 0.1
 Different county 2,197 14.5   United States or American 2,805 17.4
  Same state 1,221 8.0   Welsh 128 0.8
  Different state 976 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 46 0.3   Other ancestries 1,072 6.6
 
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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