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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Richmond 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 46,564 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,419 100.0   Native 45,527 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 628 5.5       Born in United States 45,371 97.4
Kindergarten 782 6.8           State of residence 36,460 78.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,532 48.4           Different state 8,911 19.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,836 24.8       Born outside United States 156 0.3
College or graduate school 1,641 14.4   Foreign born 1,037 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 618 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 247 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 29,870 100.0       Not a citizen 790 1.7
Less than 9th grade 3,386 11.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,806 19.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,668 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,037 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,016 16.8   Europe 130 12.5
Associate degree 1,966 6.6   Asia 220 21.2
Bachelor's degree 1,994 6.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,034 3.5   Oceania 23 2.2
        Latin America 655 63.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.2 (X)   Northern America 9 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 43,386 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 36,552 100.0   English only 41,453 95.5
Never married 9,176 25.1   Language other than English 1,933 4.5
Now married, except separated 18,913 51.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 956 2.2
Separated 1,608 4.4   Spanish 1,270 2.9
Widowed 3,191 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 732 1.7
 Female 2,640 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 426 1.0
Divorced 3,664 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 126 0.3
 Female 1,902 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 237 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 46,564 100.0
           under 18 years 1,418 100.0     Total ancestries reported 36,740 78.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 872 61.5   Arab 15 0.0
        Czech¹ 10 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 32 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 34,128 100.0   Dutch 189 0.4
Civilian veterans 4,588 13.4   English 3,648 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 362 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 88 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,034 4.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,507 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 1,020 9.7   Hungarian 13 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,244 100.0   Irish¹ 1,921 4.1
With a disability 7,642 30.3   Italian 421 0.9
 Percent employed 47.2 (X)   Lithuanian 22 0.0
No disability 17,602 69.7   Norwegian 60 0.1
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 129 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 5,966 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.0
With a disability 2,989 50.1   Russian 18 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 2,187 4.7
        Scottish 1,275 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 43,386 100.0   Subsaharan African 375 0.8
Same house in 1995 25,691 59.2   Swedish 57 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,095 39.4   Swiss 5 0.0
 Same county 10,149 23.4   Ukrainian 22 0.0
 Different county 6,946 16.0   United States or American 7,085 15.2
  Same state 4,049 9.3   Welsh 81 0.2
  Different state 2,897 6.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 44 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 600 1.4   Other ancestries 16,636 35.7
 
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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