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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Marlboro 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 28,818 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,049 100.0   Native 28,646 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 479 6.8       Born in United States 28,609 99.3
Kindergarten 344 4.9           State of residence 22,710 78.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,416 48.5           Different state 5,899 20.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,112 30.0       Born outside United States 37 0.1
College or graduate school 698 9.9   Foreign born 172 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 31 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 96 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 18,482 100.0       Not a citizen 76 0.3
Less than 9th grade 2,702 14.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,532 24.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,468 35.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 172 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,461 13.3   Europe 28 16.3
Associate degree 781 4.2   Asia 100 58.1
Bachelor's degree 866 4.7   Africa 2 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 672 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 39 22.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 60.9 (X)   Northern America 3 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,855 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,583 100.0   English only 26,384 98.2
Never married 5,959 26.4   Language other than English 471 1.8
Now married, except separated 11,282 50.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 236 0.9
Separated 1,301 5.8   Spanish 275 1.0
Widowed 1,993 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 150 0.6
 Female 1,664 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 87 0.3
Divorced 2,048 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.1
 Female 1,157 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 106 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 28,818 100.0
           under 18 years 1,349 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,976 72.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 601 44.6   Arab 13 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,247 100.0   Dutch 84 0.3
Civilian veterans 2,234 10.5   English 1,018 3.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 130 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 42 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 466 1.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,757 100.0   Greek 23 0.1
With a disability 534 7.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,095 100.0   Irish¹ 868 3.0
With a disability 4,386 29.1   Italian 74 0.3
 Percent employed 47.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 10,709 70.9   Norwegian 16 0.1
 Percent employed 74.4 (X)   Polish 15 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,373 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,806 53.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 716 2.5
        Scottish 292 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 26,855 100.0   Subsaharan African 150 0.5
Same house in 1995 18,156 67.6   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,596 32.0   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 5,531 20.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,065 11.4   United States or American 3,100 10.8
  Same state 1,487 5.5   Welsh 94 0.3
  Different state 1,578 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 103 0.4   Other ancestries 13,855 48.1
 
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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