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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lexington 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 216,014 100.0
      enrolled in school 55,402 100.0   Native 209,731 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 3,765 6.8       Born in United States 207,414 96.0
Kindergarten 3,664 6.6           State of residence 138,063 63.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 25,641 46.3           Different state 69,351 32.1
High school (grades 9-12) 12,269 22.1       Born outside United States 2,317 1.1
College or graduate school 10,063 18.2   Foreign born 6,283 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,238 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,177 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 142,083 100.0       Not a citizen 4,106 1.9
Less than 9th grade 7,550 5.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16,597 11.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 41,852 29.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,283 100.0
Some college, no degree 29,653 20.9   Europe 1,507 24.0
Associate degree 11,466 8.1   Asia 1,584 25.2
Bachelor's degree 24,163 17.0   Africa 156 2.5
Graduate or professional degree 10,802 7.6   Oceania 75 1.2
        Latin America 2,584 41.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.0 (X)   Northern America 377 6.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 201,383 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 169,108 100.0   English only 190,705 94.7
Never married 37,835 22.4   Language other than English 10,678 5.3
Now married, except separated 100,408 59.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,340 2.2
Separated 4,358 2.6   Spanish 5,787 2.9
Widowed 10,163 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,784 1.4
 Female 8,497 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 3,111 1.5
Divorced 16,344 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 822 0.4
 Female 9,395 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,532 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 662 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 216,014 100.0
           under 18 years 3,567 100.0     Total ancestries reported 195,404 90.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,833 51.4   Arab 436 0.2
        Czech¹ 395 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 217 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 159,241 100.0   Dutch 3,214 1.5
Civilian veterans 23,458 14.7   English 21,368 9.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,507 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 762 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 32,412 15.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 49,188 100.0   Greek 794 0.4
With a disability 3,838 7.8   Hungarian 631 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 129,079 100.0   Irish¹ 21,877 10.1
With a disability 23,483 18.2   Italian 4,991 2.3
 Percent employed 61.1 (X)   Lithuanian 140 0.1
No disability 105,596 81.8   Norwegian 1,153 0.5
 Percent employed 81.7 (X)   Polish 2,394 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 20,670 100.0   Portuguese 147 0.1
With a disability 9,311 45.0   Russian 689 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 7,712 3.6
        Scottish 4,531 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 235 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 201,383 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,502 0.7
Same house in 1995 111,101 55.2   Swedish 1,303 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 87,606 43.5   Swiss 410 0.2
 Same county 42,350 21.0   Ukrainian 209 0.1
 Different county 45,256 22.5   United States or American 35,088 16.2
  Same state 25,525 12.7   Welsh 896 0.4
  Different state 19,731 9.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 316 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 2,676 1.3   Other ancestries 47,075 21.8
 
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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