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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dillon 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 30,722 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,481 100.0   Native 30,413 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 650 7.7       Born in United States 30,326 98.7
Kindergarten 594 7.0           State of residence 25,511 83.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,281 50.5           Different state 4,815 15.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,121 25.0       Born outside United States 87 0.3
College or graduate school 835 9.8   Foreign born 309 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 199 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 67 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 18,867 100.0       Not a citizen 242 0.8
Less than 9th grade 2,954 15.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,464 23.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,345 33.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 309 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,496 13.2   Europe 44 14.2
Associate degree 881 4.7   Asia 29 9.4
Bachelor's degree 1,136 6.0   Africa 2 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 591 3.1   Oceania 2 0.6
        Latin America 230 74.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 60.7 (X)   Northern America 2 0.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 28,497 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,338 100.0   English only 27,537 96.6
Never married 6,916 29.6   Language other than English 960 3.4
Now married, except separated 10,869 46.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 476 1.7
Separated 1,122 4.8   Spanish 757 2.7
Widowed 2,246 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 407 1.4
 Female 1,920 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 174 0.6
Divorced 2,185 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.2
 Female 1,292 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 29 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 30,722 100.0
           under 18 years 1,302 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,950 74.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 686 52.7   Arab 16 0.1
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,777 100.0   Dutch 50 0.2
Civilian veterans 2,271 10.4   English 1,936 6.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 270 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 632 2.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,973 100.0   Greek 11 0.0
With a disability 776 9.7   Hungarian 25 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,804 100.0   Irish¹ 1,015 3.3
With a disability 5,369 32.0   Italian 137 0.4
 Percent employed 53.6 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 11,435 68.0   Norwegian 25 0.1
 Percent employed 72.7 (X)   Polish 44 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,361 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,840 54.7   Russian 20 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 532 1.7
        Scottish 399 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 28,497 100.0   Subsaharan African 191 0.6
Same house in 1995 18,403 64.6   Swedish 27 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,892 34.7   Swiss 10 0.0
 Same county 6,917 24.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,975 10.4   United States or American 4,330 14.1
  Same state 1,623 5.7   Welsh 76 0.2
  Different state 1,352 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 202 0.7   Other ancestries 13,162 42.8
 
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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