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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tyrrell 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 4,149 100.0
      enrolled in school 994 100.0   Native 3,982 96.0
Nursery school, preschool 35 3.5       Born in United States 3,971 95.7
Kindergarten 60 6.0           State of residence 3,198 77.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 454 45.7           Different state 773 18.6
High school (grades 9-12) 289 29.1       Born outside United States 11 0.3
College or graduate school 156 15.7   Foreign born 167 4.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 126 3.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 33 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 2,828 100.0       Not a citizen 134 3.2
Less than 9th grade 328 11.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 625 22.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 955 33.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 167 100.0
Some college, no degree 491 17.4   Europe 9 5.4
Associate degree 129 4.6   Asia 25 15.0
Bachelor's degree 222 7.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 78 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 130 77.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.3 (X)   Northern America 3 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,958 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,387 100.0   English only 3,732 94.3
Never married 814 24.0   Language other than English 226 5.7
Now married, except separated 1,801 53.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 142 3.6
Separated 228 6.7   Spanish 186 4.7
Widowed 297 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 124 3.1
 Female 244 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 13 0.3
Divorced 247 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.1
 Female 134 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 27 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,149 100.0
           under 18 years 114 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,983 71.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 31 27.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,211 100.0   Dutch 20 0.5
Civilian veterans 409 12.7   English 349 8.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 18 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 158 3.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 866 100.0   Greek 4 0.1
With a disability 83 9.6   Hungarian 6 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,972 100.0   Irish¹ 170 4.1
With a disability 663 33.6   Italian 38 0.9
 Percent employed 54.0 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.1
No disability 1,309 66.4   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 77.4 (X)   Polish 5 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 696 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 331 47.6   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 34 0.8
        Scottish 70 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,958 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.4
Same house in 1995 2,496 63.1   Swedish 5 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,377 34.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 525 13.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 852 21.5   United States or American 769 18.5
  Same state 516 13.0   Welsh 16 0.4
  Different state 336 8.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 85 2.1   Other ancestries 1,295 31.2
 
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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