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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hyde 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 5,826 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,255 100.0   Native 5,694 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 59 4.7       Born in United States 5,688 97.6
Kindergarten 38 3.0           State of residence 4,592 78.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 652 52.0           Different state 1,096 18.8
High school (grades 9-12) 434 34.6       Born outside United States 6 0.1
College or graduate school 72 5.7   Foreign born 132 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 33 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 83 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 4,190 100.0       Not a citizen 49 0.8
Less than 9th grade 546 13.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 780 18.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,521 36.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 132 100.0
Some college, no degree 640 15.3   Europe 10 7.6
Associate degree 260 6.2   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 315 7.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 128 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 115 87.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.4 (X)   Northern America 7 5.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,562 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,863 100.0   English only 5,307 95.4
Never married 975 20.0   Language other than English 255 4.6
Now married, except separated 2,629 54.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.8
Separated 285 5.9   Spanish 177 3.2
Widowed 671 13.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.6
 Female 515 10.6   Other Indo-European languages 59 1.1
Divorced 303 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 97 2.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,826 100.0
           under 18 years 130 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,913 67.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 81 62.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,636 100.0   Dutch 25 0.4
Civilian veterans 554 11.9   English 530 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 59 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 220 3.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,086 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 142 13.1   Hungarian 8 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,919 100.0   Irish¹ 315 5.4
With a disability 877 30.0   Italian 35 0.6
 Percent employed 59.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,042 70.0   Norwegian 7 0.1
 Percent employed 73.4 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 904 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.2
With a disability 524 58.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 34 0.6
        Scottish 105 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 5,562 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,652 65.7   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,874 33.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 884 15.9   Ukrainian 40 0.7
 Different county 990 17.8   United States or American 736 12.6
  Same state 566 10.2   Welsh 31 0.5
  Different state 424 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 36 0.6   Other ancestries 1,734 29.8
 
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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