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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Craven 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 91,436 100.0
      enrolled in school 22,182 100.0   Native 88,349 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,830 8.2       Born in United States 87,181 95.3
Kindergarten 1,109 5.0           State of residence 47,454 51.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,176 45.9           Different state 39,727 43.4
High school (grades 9-12) 4,654 21.0       Born outside United States 1,168 1.3
College or graduate school 4,413 19.9   Foreign born 3,087 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,314 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,226 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 57,027 100.0       Not a citizen 1,861 2.0
Less than 9th grade 3,004 5.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,227 12.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,088 30.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,087 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,286 25.1   Europe 569 18.4
Associate degree 4,435 7.8   Asia 970 31.4
Bachelor's degree 7,699 13.5   Africa 92 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 3,288 5.8   Oceania 9 0.3
        Latin America 1,301 42.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.1 (X)   Northern America 146 4.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 84,793 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 72,493 100.0   English only 79,360 93.6
Never married 16,653 23.0   Language other than English 5,433 6.4
Now married, except separated 42,772 59.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,878 2.2
Separated 2,489 3.4   Spanish 2,889 3.4
Widowed 4,456 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,119 1.3
 Female 3,701 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,481 1.7
Divorced 6,123 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 286 0.3
 Female 3,381 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 901 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 430 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 91,436 100.0
           under 18 years 1,827 100.0     Total ancestries reported 86,641 94.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 940 51.5   Arab 186 0.2
        Czech¹ 194 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 211 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 61,981 100.0   Dutch 983 1.1
Civilian veterans 13,067 21.1   English 10,111 11.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,914 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 563 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,897 10.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 18,495 100.0   Greek 141 0.2
With a disability 1,896 10.3   Hungarian 304 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 45,868 100.0   Irish¹ 9,165 10.0
With a disability 10,100 22.0   Italian 3,058 3.3
 Percent employed 56.2 (X)   Lithuanian 61 0.1
No disability 35,768 78.0   Norwegian 548 0.6
 Percent employed 73.3 (X)   Polish 1,712 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 11,727 100.0   Portuguese 233 0.3
With a disability 4,632 39.5   Russian 184 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,155 2.4
        Scottish 2,044 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 75 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 84,793 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,054 1.2
Same house in 1995 41,135 48.5   Swedish 456 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 41,968 49.5   Swiss 334 0.4
 Same county 16,765 19.8   Ukrainian 73 0.1
 Different county 25,203 29.7   United States or American 9,976 10.9
  Same state 6,692 7.9   Welsh 516 0.6
  Different state 18,511 21.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 227 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,690 2.0   Other ancestries 30,266 33.1
 
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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