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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harnett 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 91,025 100.0
      enrolled in school 25,203 100.0   Native 86,848 95.4
Nursery school, preschool 1,416 5.6       Born in United States 85,317 93.7
Kindergarten 1,463 5.8           State of residence 59,509 65.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,162 44.3           Different state 25,808 28.4
High school (grades 9-12) 5,091 20.2       Born outside United States 1,531 1.7
College or graduate school 6,071 24.1   Foreign born 4,177 4.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,518 2.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,155 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 57,138 100.0       Not a citizen 3,022 3.3
Less than 9th grade 4,693 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,578 16.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,653 32.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,177 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,589 22.0   Europe 483 11.6
Associate degree 4,327 7.6   Asia 590 14.1
Bachelor's degree 5,347 9.4   Africa 90 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,951 3.4   Oceania 23 0.6
        Latin America 2,872 68.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.0 (X)   Northern America 119 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 84,164 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 70,278 100.0   English only 77,608 92.2
Never married 15,915 22.6   Language other than English 6,556 7.8
Now married, except separated 40,304 57.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,096 3.7
Separated 2,597 3.7   Spanish 4,923 5.8
Widowed 5,019 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,550 3.0
 Female 3,981 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 1,032 1.2
Divorced 6,443 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 314 0.4
 Female 3,658 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 554 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 226 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 91,025 100.0
           under 18 years 2,146 100.0     Total ancestries reported 75,574 83.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,148 53.5   Arab 157 0.2
        Czech¹ 113 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 92 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 64,203 100.0   Dutch 737 0.8
Civilian veterans 9,799 15.3   English 6,658 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,448 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 342 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,699 6.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,519 100.0   Greek 91 0.1
With a disability 1,866 8.7   Hungarian 96 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 49,776 100.0   Irish¹ 6,456 7.1
With a disability 11,635 23.4   Italian 1,986 2.2
 Percent employed 57.3 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 38,141 76.6   Norwegian 311 0.3
 Percent employed 75.8 (X)   Polish 851 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 9,017 100.0   Portuguese 55 0.1
With a disability 4,579 50.8   Russian 89 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,927 3.2
        Scottish 2,031 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 31 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 84,164 100.0   Subsaharan African 465 0.5
Same house in 1995 43,188 51.3   Swedish 257 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 38,529 45.8   Swiss 37 0.0
 Same county 14,372 17.1   Ukrainian 70 0.1
 Different county 24,157 28.7   United States or American 16,372 18.0
  Same state 13,865 16.5   Welsh 227 0.2
  Different state 10,292 12.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 175 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 2,447 2.9   Other ancestries 27,794 30.5
 
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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