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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Beaufort 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 120,937 100.0
      enrolled in school 27,897 100.0   Native 113,341 93.7
Nursery school, preschool 2,288 8.2       Born in United States 111,501 92.2
Kindergarten 1,707 6.1           State of residence 37,960 31.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,938 46.4           Different state 73,541 60.8
High school (grades 9-12) 6,157 22.1       Born outside United States 1,840 1.5
College or graduate school 4,807 17.2   Foreign born 7,596 6.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,360 3.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,332 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 78,502 100.0       Not a citizen 5,264 4.4
Less than 9th grade 3,228 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,317 8.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,974 24.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,596 100.0
Some college, no degree 18,466 23.5   Europe 1,572 20.7
Associate degree 5,434 6.9   Asia 858 11.3
Bachelor's degree 16,952 21.6   Africa 151 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 9,131 11.6   Oceania 4 0.1
        Latin America 4,561 60.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.8 (X)   Northern America 450 5.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 33.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 112,783 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 96,985 100.0   English only 101,637 90.1
Never married 23,178 23.9   Language other than English 11,146 9.9
Now married, except separated 57,668 59.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,021 4.5
Separated 2,331 2.4   Spanish 8,000 7.1
Widowed 5,587 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,321 3.8
 Female 4,472 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 2,272 2.0
Divorced 8,221 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 411 0.4
 Female 4,546 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 721 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 247 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 120,937 100.0
           under 18 years 2,115 100.0     Total ancestries reported 124,329 102.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,160 54.8   Arab 316 0.3
        Czech¹ 585 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 452 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 83,941 100.0   Dutch 1,632 1.3
Civilian veterans 16,916 20.2   English 14,745 12.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,952 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 933 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 17,032 14.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 23,205 100.0   Greek 232 0.2
With a disability 2,098 9.0   Hungarian 558 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 61,376 100.0   Irish¹ 15,120 12.5
With a disability 10,884 17.7   Italian 5,424 4.5
 Percent employed 59.0 (X)   Lithuanian 238 0.2
No disability 50,492 82.3   Norwegian 1,059 0.9
 Percent employed 71.5 (X)   Polish 2,779 2.3
     Population 65 years and over 18,492 100.0   Portuguese 290 0.2
With a disability 5,108 27.6   Russian 799 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 3,008 2.5
        Scottish 3,533 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 180 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 112,783 100.0   Subsaharan African 981 0.8
Same house in 1995 49,482 43.9   Swedish 1,195 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 59,306 52.6   Swiss 337 0.3
 Same county 20,273 18.0   Ukrainian 307 0.3
 Different county 39,033 34.6   United States or American 8,014 6.6
  Same state 5,192 4.6   Welsh 1,051 0.9
  Different state 33,841 30.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 428 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 3,995 3.5   Other ancestries 39,149 32.4
 
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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