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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Aiken 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 142,552 100.0
      enrolled in school 37,855 100.0   Native 139,300 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 2,514 6.6       Born in United States 138,241 97.0
Kindergarten 2,263 6.0           State of residence 62,065 43.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 17,790 47.0           Different state 76,176 53.4
High school (grades 9-12) 8,597 22.7       Born outside United States 1,059 0.7
College or graduate school 6,691 17.7   Foreign born 3,252 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,472 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,411 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 92,922 100.0       Not a citizen 1,841 1.3
Less than 9th grade 7,226 7.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,479 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 29,503 31.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,252 100.0
Some college, no degree 18,248 19.6   Europe 710 21.8
Associate degree 5,930 6.4   Asia 740 22.8
Bachelor's degree 12,164 13.1   Africa 57 1.8
Graduate or professional degree 6,372 6.9   Oceania 41 1.3
        Latin America 1,581 48.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.7 (X)   Northern America 123 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 133,139 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 111,587 100.0   English only 127,376 95.7
Never married 26,138 23.4   Language other than English 5,763 4.3
Now married, except separated 62,364 55.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,136 1.6
Separated 3,832 3.4   Spanish 3,438 2.6
Widowed 8,286 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,538 1.2
 Female 6,720 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,496 1.1
Divorced 10,967 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 315 0.2
 Female 6,364 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 686 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 254 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 142,552 100.0
           under 18 years 3,178 100.0     Total ancestries reported 126,295 88.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,729 54.4   Arab 180 0.1
        Czech¹ 203 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 162 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 105,067 100.0   Dutch 1,393 1.0
Civilian veterans 15,613 14.9   English 13,418 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,673 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 542 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,774 9.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 33,383 100.0   Greek 170 0.1
With a disability 3,126 9.4   Hungarian 312 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 80,604 100.0   Irish¹ 12,541 8.8
With a disability 17,158 21.3   Italian 3,179 2.2
 Percent employed 52.9 (X)   Lithuanian 70 0.0
No disability 63,446 78.7   Norwegian 431 0.3
 Percent employed 76.8 (X)   Polish 1,283 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 17,858 100.0   Portuguese 164 0.1
With a disability 8,005 44.8   Russian 203 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 3,222 2.3
        Scottish 2,521 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 130 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 133,139 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,678 1.2
Same house in 1995 79,499 59.7   Swedish 477 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 52,174 39.2   Swiss 249 0.2
 Same county 31,354 23.5   Ukrainian 52 0.0
 Different county 20,820 15.6   United States or American 23,552 16.5
  Same state 5,716 4.3   Welsh 739 0.5
  Different state 15,104 11.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 186 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,466 1.1   Other ancestries 43,791 30.7
 
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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