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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hampton 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 21,386 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,899 100.0   Native 21,228 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 349 5.9       Born in United States 21,145 98.9
Kindergarten 324 5.5           State of residence 16,501 77.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,866 48.6           Different state 4,644 21.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,727 29.3       Born outside United States 83 0.4
College or graduate school 633 10.7   Foreign born 158 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 96 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 63 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,668 100.0       Not a citizen 95 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,562 11.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,958 21.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,161 37.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 158 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,018 14.8   Europe 15 9.5
Associate degree 592 4.3   Asia 39 24.7
Bachelor's degree 984 7.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 393 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 98 62.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.9 (X)   Northern America 6 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,957 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,535 100.0   English only 19,431 97.4
Never married 4,000 24.2   Language other than English 526 2.6
Now married, except separated 9,207 55.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 200 1.0
Separated 783 4.7   Spanish 413 2.1
Widowed 1,504 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 157 0.8
 Female 1,163 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 74 0.4
Divorced 1,041 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
 Female 528 3.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 35 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,386 100.0
           under 18 years 714 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,785 73.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 465 65.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 12 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,425 100.0   Dutch 57 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,795 11.6   English 922 4.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 209 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 34 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 817 3.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,297 100.0   Greek 5 0.0
With a disability 395 7.5   Hungarian 10 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,469 100.0   Irish¹ 599 2.8
With a disability 2,748 26.2   Italian 105 0.5
 Percent employed 48.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,721 73.8   Norwegian 16 0.1
 Percent employed 73.4 (X)   Polish 24 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,472 100.0   Portuguese 19 0.1
With a disability 1,279 51.7   Russian 12 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 152 0.7
        Scottish 131 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,957 100.0   Subsaharan African 488 2.3
Same house in 1995 13,724 68.8   Swedish 22 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,166 30.9   Swiss 4 0.0
 Same county 3,200 16.0   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 2,966 14.9   United States or American 2,409 11.3
  Same state 2,040 10.2   Welsh 21 0.1
  Different state 926 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 67 0.3   Other ancestries 9,691 45.3
 
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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