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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Burke 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 89,148 100.0
      enrolled in school 20,594 100.0   Native 84,856 95.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,103 5.4       Born in United States 84,403 94.7
Kindergarten 1,052 5.1           State of residence 65,865 73.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,192 49.5           Different state 18,538 20.8
High school (grades 9-12) 5,138 24.9       Born outside United States 453 0.5
College or graduate school 3,109 15.1   Foreign born 4,292 4.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,466 2.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,131 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 59,922 100.0       Not a citizen 3,161 3.5
Less than 9th grade 7,745 12.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,663 19.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,240 30.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,292 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,341 17.3   Europe 180 4.2
Associate degree 4,280 7.1   Asia 1,934 45.1
Bachelor's degree 5,289 8.8   Africa 17 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 2,364 3.9   Oceania 30 0.7
        Latin America 2,058 47.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.6 (X)   Northern America 73 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 83,645 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 71,278 100.0   English only 76,903 91.9
Never married 14,861 20.8   Language other than English 6,742 8.1
Now married, except separated 41,997 58.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,513 4.2
Separated 2,225 3.1   Spanish 3,210 3.8
Widowed 5,071 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,732 2.1
 Female 4,173 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 593 0.7
Divorced 7,124 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 118 0.1
 Female 3,846 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,755 3.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,567 1.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 89,148 100.0
           under 18 years 1,885 100.0     Total ancestries reported 68,495 76.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,088 57.7   Arab 29 0.0
        Czech¹ 64 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 32 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 67,716 100.0   Dutch 1,687 1.9
Civilian veterans 8,742 12.9   English 7,154 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,216 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 121 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,200 11.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 18,365 100.0   Greek 137 0.2
With a disability 1,668 9.1   Hungarian 77 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 50,865 100.0   Irish¹ 6,653 7.5
With a disability 13,240 26.0   Italian 1,659 1.9
 Percent employed 62.7 (X)   Lithuanian 39 0.0
No disability 37,625 74.0   Norwegian 173 0.2
 Percent employed 81.8 (X)   Polish 457 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 11,167 100.0   Portuguese 24 0.0
With a disability 5,351 47.9   Russian 106 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,602 2.9
        Scottish 1,599 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 27 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 83,645 100.0   Subsaharan African 435 0.5
Same house in 1995 49,890 59.6   Swedish 242 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 32,617 39.0   Swiss 91 0.1
 Same county 17,087 20.4   Ukrainian 101 0.1
 Different county 15,530 18.6   United States or American 16,567 18.6
  Same state 9,536 11.4   Welsh 210 0.2
  Different state 5,994 7.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,138 1.4   Other ancestries 16,770 18.8
 
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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