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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Richland 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 17,998 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,726 100.0   Native 17,807 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 190 3.3       Born in United States 17,709 98.4
Kindergarten 232 4.1           State of residence 8,466 47.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,129 37.2           Different state 9,243 51.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,136 19.8       Born outside United States 98 0.5
College or graduate school 2,039 35.6   Foreign born 191 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 55 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 94 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 10,991 100.0       Not a citizen 97 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,054 9.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 793 7.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,012 27.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 191 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,749 25.0   Europe 106 55.5
Associate degree 1,715 15.6   Asia 43 22.5
Bachelor's degree 1,289 11.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 379 3.4   Oceania 13 6.8
        Latin America 13 6.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.2 (X)   Northern America 16 8.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,944 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,427 100.0   English only 16,254 95.9
Never married 4,021 27.9   Language other than English 690 4.1
Now married, except separated 8,355 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 172 1.0
Separated 87 0.6   Spanish 220 1.3
Widowed 1,104 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.4
 Female 876 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 419 2.5
Divorced 860 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 94 0.6
 Female 406 2.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 37 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,998 100.0
           under 18 years 81 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,376 124.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 57 70.4   Arab 19 0.1
        Czech¹ 613 3.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 241 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,536 100.0   Dutch 197 1.1
Civilian veterans 1,444 10.7   English 743 4.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 614 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 192 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,014 50.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,956 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 299 6.0   Hungarian 7 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,099 100.0   Irish¹ 1,273 7.1
With a disability 1,453 16.0   Italian 184 1.0
 Percent employed 62.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,646 84.0   Norwegian 5,311 29.5
 Percent employed 82.9 (X)   Polish 642 3.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,470 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 885 35.8   Russian 285 1.6
        Scotch-Irish 125 0.7
        Scottish 142 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,944 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,206 60.2   Swedish 966 5.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,620 39.1   Swiss 86 0.5
 Same county 2,588 15.3   Ukrainian 12 0.1
 Different county 4,032 23.8   United States or American 467 2.6
  Same state 2,353 13.9   Welsh 25 0.1
  Different state 1,679 9.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 118 0.7   Other ancestries 1,204 6.7
 
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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