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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Darlington 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 67,394 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,661 100.0   Native 66,810 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,049 5.9       Born in United States 66,575 98.8
Kindergarten 1,449 8.2           State of residence 55,430 82.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,550 48.4           Different state 11,145 16.5
High school (grades 9-12) 4,075 23.1       Born outside United States 235 0.3
College or graduate school 2,538 14.4   Foreign born 584 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 215 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 257 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 43,512 100.0       Not a citizen 327 0.5
Less than 9th grade 5,022 11.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,328 19.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,154 32.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 584 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,461 17.1   Europe 170 29.1
Associate degree 2,658 6.1   Asia 133 22.8
Bachelor's degree 4,094 9.4   Africa 6 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,795 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 237 40.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.3 (X)   Northern America 38 6.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 62,811 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 52,395 100.0   English only 60,913 97.0
Never married 13,379 25.5   Language other than English 1,898 3.0
Now married, except separated 26,831 51.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 826 1.3
Separated 2,216 4.2   Spanish 1,180 1.9
Widowed 4,799 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 545 0.9
 Female 3,889 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 630 1.0
Divorced 5,170 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 244 0.4
 Female 2,877 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 71 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 67,394 100.0
           under 18 years 2,479 100.0     Total ancestries reported 52,035 77.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,294 52.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 18 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 38 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 49,697 100.0   Dutch 278 0.4
Civilian veterans 5,970 12.0   English 3,568 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 645 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 66 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,693 4.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,688 100.0   Greek 36 0.1
With a disability 1,384 8.8   Hungarian 41 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 38,739 100.0   Irish¹ 3,254 4.8
With a disability 10,818 27.9   Italian 567 0.8
 Percent employed 52.8 (X)   Lithuanian 50 0.1
No disability 27,921 72.1   Norwegian 136 0.2
 Percent employed 73.5 (X)   Polish 222 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 7,627 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.0
With a disability 3,982 52.2   Russian 39 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,539 2.3
        Scottish 757 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 62,811 100.0   Subsaharan African 600 0.9
Same house in 1995 40,335 64.2   Swedish 129 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,896 34.9   Swiss 69 0.1
 Same county 13,696 21.8   Ukrainian 14 0.0
 Different county 8,200 13.1   United States or American 9,882 14.7
  Same state 4,713 7.5   Welsh 123 0.2
  Different state 3,487 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 109 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 580 0.9   Other ancestries 27,130 40.3
 
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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