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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Carteret 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 59,383 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,345 100.0   Native 58,184 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 664 5.4       Born in United States 57,742 97.2
Kindergarten 712 5.8           State of residence 35,305 59.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,841 47.3           Different state 22,437 37.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,905 23.5       Born outside United States 442 0.7
College or graduate school 2,223 18.0   Foreign born 1,199 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 390 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 553 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 43,457 100.0       Not a citizen 646 1.1
Less than 9th grade 2,216 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,579 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,884 29.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,199 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,151 25.7   Europe 388 32.4
Associate degree 3,004 6.9   Asia 258 21.5
Bachelor's degree 5,714 13.1   Africa 16 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 2,909 6.7   Oceania 13 1.1
        Latin America 443 36.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.1 (X)   Northern America 81 6.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 56,465 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 49,392 100.0   English only 54,291 96.1
Never married 8,653 17.5   Language other than English 2,174 3.9
Now married, except separated 30,587 61.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 633 1.1
Separated 1,346 2.7   Spanish 1,152 2.0
Widowed 3,656 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 378 0.7
 Female 2,963 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 652 1.2
Divorced 5,150 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 131 0.2
 Female 2,810 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 263 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 117 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 59,383 100.0
           under 18 years 960 100.0     Total ancestries reported 54,593 91.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 542 56.5   Arab 150 0.3
        Czech¹ 101 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 112 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 46,444 100.0   Dutch 795 1.3
Civilian veterans 9,744 21.0   English 10,508 17.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,597 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 448 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,386 10.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,845 100.0   Greek 143 0.2
With a disability 1,073 9.9   Hungarian 206 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,360 100.0   Irish¹ 6,424 10.8
With a disability 7,804 22.7   Italian 1,880 3.2
 Percent employed 56.1 (X)   Lithuanian 84 0.1
No disability 26,556 77.3   Norwegian 338 0.6
 Percent employed 75.5 (X)   Polish 994 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 9,900 100.0   Portuguese 105 0.2
With a disability 4,198 42.4   Russian 178 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,701 2.9
        Scottish 2,016 3.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 75 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 56,465 100.0   Subsaharan African 140 0.2
Same house in 1995 30,758 54.5   Swedish 368 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 25,128 44.5   Swiss 84 0.1
 Same county 12,604 22.3   Ukrainian 48 0.1
 Different county 12,524 22.2   United States or American 10,168 17.1
  Same state 6,449 11.4   Welsh 460 0.8
  Different state 6,075 10.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 34 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 579 1.0   Other ancestries 9,050 15.2
 
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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