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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Anson 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 25,275 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,464 100.0   Native 25,096 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 354 5.5       Born in United States 25,034 99.0
Kindergarten 453 7.0           State of residence 21,121 83.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,942 45.5           Different state 3,913 15.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,608 24.9       Born outside United States 62 0.2
College or graduate school 1,107 17.1   Foreign born 179 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 93 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 40 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 16,824 100.0       Not a citizen 139 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,565 9.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,455 20.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,462 38.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 179 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,853 17.0   Europe 56 31.3
Associate degree 942 5.6   Asia 25 14.0
Bachelor's degree 1,106 6.6   Africa 3 1.7
Graduate or professional degree 441 2.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 92 51.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.2 (X)   Northern America 3 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,676 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,964 100.0   English only 23,012 97.2
Never married 5,337 26.7   Language other than English 664 2.8
Now married, except separated 10,045 50.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 300 1.3
Separated 923 4.6   Spanish 445 1.9
Widowed 2,037 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 191 0.8
 Female 1,652 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 145 0.6
Divorced 1,622 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 73 0.3
 Female 753 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 36 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,275 100.0
           under 18 years 1,021 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,460 77.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 450 44.1   Arab 33 0.1
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,903 100.0   Dutch 212 0.8
Civilian veterans 2,158 11.4   English 1,360 5.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 114 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 47 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 942 3.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,593 100.0   Greek 25 0.1
With a disability 637 11.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,224 100.0   Irish¹ 812 3.2
With a disability 4,422 33.4   Italian 78 0.3
 Percent employed 57.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,802 66.6   Norwegian 39 0.2
 Percent employed 71.7 (X)   Polish 78 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 3,475 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,709 49.2   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 570 2.3
        Scottish 282 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,676 100.0   Subsaharan African 226 0.9
Same house in 1995 16,027 67.7   Swedish 9 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,468 31.5   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 4,445 18.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,023 12.8   United States or American 3,310 13.1
  Same state 1,891 8.0   Welsh 33 0.1
  Different state 1,132 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 181 0.8   Other ancestries 11,280 44.6
 
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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