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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Edgefield 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 24,595 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,110 100.0   Native 24,283 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 345 5.6       Born in United States 24,175 98.3
Kindergarten 348 5.7           State of residence 13,521 55.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,058 50.0           Different state 10,654 43.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,530 25.0       Born outside United States 108 0.4
College or graduate school 829 13.6   Foreign born 312 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 119 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 154 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 16,227 100.0       Not a citizen 158 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,942 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,701 16.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,744 35.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 312 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,911 17.9   Europe 82 26.3
Associate degree 897 5.5   Asia 104 33.3
Bachelor's degree 1,466 9.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 566 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 103 33.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.4 (X)   Northern America 23 7.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,161 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,612 100.0   English only 22,144 95.6
Never married 5,221 26.6   Language other than English 1,017 4.4
Now married, except separated 10,896 55.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 460 2.0
Separated 700 3.6   Spanish 574 2.5
Widowed 1,455 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 301 1.3
 Female 1,100 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 296 1.3
Divorced 1,340 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 118 0.5
 Female 730 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 127 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 24,595 100.0
           under 18 years 682 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,833 76.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 340 49.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 15 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 18 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,681 100.0   Dutch 73 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,982 10.6   English 1,451 5.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 339 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 76 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,078 4.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,409 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 442 8.2   Hungarian 15 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,559 100.0   Irish¹ 1,627 6.6
With a disability 2,973 23.7   Italian 206 0.8
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.0
No disability 9,586 76.3   Norwegian 15 0.1
 Percent employed 72.5 (X)   Polish 81 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,655 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,131 42.6   Russian 48 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 378 1.5
        Scottish 328 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,161 100.0   Subsaharan African 269 1.1
Same house in 1995 14,505 62.6   Swedish 44 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,235 35.6   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 4,110 17.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,125 17.8   United States or American 3,359 13.7
  Same state 2,426 10.5   Welsh 120 0.5
  Different state 1,699 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 421 1.8   Other ancestries 9,265 37.7
 
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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