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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Abbeville 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 26,167 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,687 100.0   Native 25,899 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 405 6.1       Born in United States 25,762 98.5
Kindergarten 375 5.6           State of residence 20,498 78.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,076 46.0           Different state 5,264 20.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,590 23.8       Born outside United States 137 0.5
College or graduate school 1,241 18.6   Foreign born 268 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 149 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 131 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 17,068 100.0       Not a citizen 137 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,026 11.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,076 18.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,135 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 268 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,561 15.0   Europe 80 29.9
Associate degree 1,093 6.4   Asia 50 18.7
Bachelor's degree 1,385 8.1   Africa 9 3.4
Graduate or professional degree 792 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 108 40.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.1 (X)   Northern America 21 7.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,403 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,627 100.0   English only 23,475 96.2
Never married 5,168 25.1   Language other than English 928 3.8
Now married, except separated 11,385 55.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 308 1.3
Separated 671 3.3   Spanish 451 1.8
Widowed 1,738 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 216 0.9
 Female 1,509 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 422 1.7
Divorced 1,665 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 0.3
 Female 839 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 47 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 26,167 100.0
           under 18 years 668 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,649 78.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 385 57.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 9 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,566 100.0   Dutch 274 1.0
Civilian veterans 2,466 12.6   English 1,708 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 340 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 37 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,522 5.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,105 100.0   Greek 5 0.0
With a disability 548 9.0   Hungarian 10 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,356 100.0   Irish¹ 2,256 8.6
With a disability 3,610 25.1   Italian 218 0.8
 Percent employed 50.0 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 10,746 74.9   Norwegian 64 0.2
 Percent employed 78.1 (X)   Polish 87 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 3,725 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,742 46.8   Russian 48 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,036 4.0
        Scottish 360 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 24,403 100.0   Subsaharan African 118 0.5
Same house in 1995 15,613 64.0   Swedish 102 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,610 35.3   Swiss 93 0.4
 Same county 4,532 18.6   Ukrainian 13 0.0
 Different county 4,078 16.7   United States or American 4,070 15.6
  Same state 2,495 10.2   Welsh 69 0.3
  Different state 1,583 6.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 18 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 180 0.7   Other ancestries 8,181 31.3
 
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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