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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Burke 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 2,242 100.0
      enrolled in school 438 100.0   Native 2,208 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 9 2.1       Born in United States 2,182 97.3
Kindergarten 23 5.3           State of residence 1,880 83.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 234 53.4           Different state 302 13.5
High school (grades 9-12) 151 34.5       Born outside United States 26 1.2
College or graduate school 21 4.8   Foreign born 34 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 6 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 29 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 1,687 100.0       Not a citizen 5 0.2
Less than 9th grade 197 11.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 161 9.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 588 34.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 34 100.0
Some college, no degree 410 24.3   Europe 3 8.8
Associate degree 129 7.6   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 176 10.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 26 1.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.8 (X)   Northern America 31 91.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,162 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,884 100.0   English only 2,102 97.2
Never married 375 19.9   Language other than English 60 2.8
Now married, except separated 1,161 61.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.6
Separated 21 1.1   Spanish 17 0.8
Widowed 205 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.2
 Female 167 8.9   Other Indo-European languages 37 1.7
Divorced 122 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.3
 Female 46 2.4   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 2,242 100.0
           under 18 years 13 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,856 127.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 12 92.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 19 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 151 6.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,774 100.0   Dutch 52 2.3
Civilian veterans 262 14.8   English 100 4.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 47 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 567 25.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 443 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 19 4.3   Hungarian 2 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,163 100.0   Irish¹ 201 9.0
With a disability 155 13.3   Italian 3 0.1
 Percent employed 47.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,008 86.7   Norwegian 1,190 53.1
 Percent employed 78.4 (X)   Polish 37 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 556 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 170 30.6   Russian 5 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 17 0.8
        Scottish 28 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,162 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,626 75.2   Swedish 277 12.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 536 24.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 291 13.5   Ukrainian 6 0.3
 Different county 245 11.3   United States or American 31 1.4
  Same state 143 6.6   Welsh 4 0.2
  Different state 102 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 117 5.2
 
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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