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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Colleton 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 38,264 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,704 100.0   Native 37,811 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 697 7.2       Born in United States 37,644 98.4
Kindergarten 638 6.6           State of residence 29,637 77.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,906 50.6           Different state 8,007 20.9
High school (grades 9-12) 2,334 24.1       Born outside United States 167 0.4
College or graduate school 1,129 11.6   Foreign born 453 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 175 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 169 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 24,716 100.0       Not a citizen 284 0.7
Less than 9th grade 2,516 10.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,993 20.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,133 37.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 453 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,958 16.0   Europe 77 17.0
Associate degree 1,263 5.1   Asia 43 9.5
Bachelor's degree 1,824 7.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,029 4.2   Oceania 5 1.1
        Latin America 315 69.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.6 (X)   Northern America 13 2.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 35,628 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 29,620 100.0   English only 34,605 97.1
Never married 6,977 23.6   Language other than English 1,023 2.9
Now married, except separated 15,698 53.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 347 1.0
Separated 1,413 4.8   Spanish 645 1.8
Widowed 2,761 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 302 0.8
 Female 2,177 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 274 0.8
Divorced 2,771 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.1
 Female 1,497 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 104 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,264 100.0
           under 18 years 1,345 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,702 80.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 811 60.3   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 39 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 25 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,693 100.0   Dutch 125 0.3
Civilian veterans 3,940 14.2   English 2,015 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 416 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 66 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,464 6.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,284 100.0   Greek 48 0.1
With a disability 883 9.5   Hungarian 32 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,199 100.0   Irish¹ 2,020 5.3
With a disability 5,862 27.7   Italian 387 1.0
 Percent employed 44.3 (X)   Lithuanian 12 0.0
No disability 15,337 72.3   Norwegian 81 0.2
 Percent employed 70.9 (X)   Polish 218 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 4,834 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 2,644 54.7   Russian 27 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 409 1.1
        Scottish 368 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 35,628 100.0   Subsaharan African 319 0.8
Same house in 1995 22,877 64.2   Swedish 114 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,370 34.7   Swiss 24 0.1
 Same county 6,537 18.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,833 16.4   United States or American 5,986 15.6
  Same state 3,398 9.5   Welsh 59 0.2
  Different state 2,435 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 133 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 381 1.1   Other ancestries 15,298 40.0
 
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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