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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Florence 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 125,761 100.0
      enrolled in school 33,873 100.0   Native 123,521 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 2,123 6.3       Born in United States 122,776 97.6
Kindergarten 2,150 6.3           State of residence 96,790 77.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 15,634 46.2           Different state 25,986 20.7
High school (grades 9-12) 7,800 23.0       Born outside United States 745 0.6
College or graduate school 6,166 18.2   Foreign born 2,240 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,079 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 986 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 80,904 100.0       Not a citizen 1,254 1.0
Less than 9th grade 7,738 9.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14,014 17.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24,986 30.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,240 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,157 17.5   Europe 702 31.3
Associate degree 4,894 6.0   Asia 758 33.8
Bachelor's degree 10,125 12.5   Africa 146 6.5
Graduate or professional degree 4,990 6.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 562 25.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.1 (X)   Northern America 72 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 117,636 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 98,690 100.0   English only 112,856 95.9
Never married 26,647 27.0   Language other than English 4,780 4.1
Now married, except separated 51,365 52.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,771 1.5
Separated 3,811 3.9   Spanish 2,212 1.9
Widowed 8,186 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 841 0.7
 Female 6,923 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,779 1.5
Divorced 8,681 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 553 0.5
 Female 5,155 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 620 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 358 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 125,761 100.0
           under 18 years 3,454 100.0     Total ancestries reported 100,785 80.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,641 47.5   Arab 121 0.1
        Czech¹ 99 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 89 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 93,063 100.0   Dutch 573 0.5
Civilian veterans 11,284 12.1   English 8,869 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,451 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 275 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,987 4.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 30,074 100.0   Greek 428 0.3
With a disability 2,621 8.7   Hungarian 118 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 71,622 100.0   Irish¹ 6,580 5.2
With a disability 17,907 25.0   Italian 1,422 1.1
 Percent employed 51.5 (X)   Lithuanian 62 0.0
No disability 53,715 75.0   Norwegian 322 0.3
 Percent employed 76.3 (X)   Polish 657 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 13,736 100.0   Portuguese 101 0.1
With a disability 6,902 50.2   Russian 245 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 3,610 2.9
        Scottish 2,096 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 103 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 117,636 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,265 1.0
Same house in 1995 70,088 59.6   Swedish 291 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 46,432 39.5   Swiss 157 0.1
 Same county 28,575 24.3   Ukrainian 40 0.0
 Different county 17,857 15.2   United States or American 15,546 12.4
  Same state 8,985 7.6   Welsh 507 0.4
  Different state 8,872 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 132 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,116 0.9   Other ancestries 49,639 39.5
 
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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