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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Newberry 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 36,108 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,802 100.0   Native 34,852 96.5
Nursery school, preschool 589 6.7       Born in United States 34,683 96.1
Kindergarten 543 6.2           State of residence 29,000 80.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,003 45.5           Different state 5,683 15.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,142 24.3       Born outside United States 169 0.5
College or graduate school 1,525 17.3   Foreign born 1,256 3.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 973 2.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 187 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 23,881 100.0       Not a citizen 1,069 3.0
Less than 9th grade 2,805 11.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,576 19.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,002 33.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,256 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,432 14.4   Europe 81 6.4
Associate degree 1,524 6.4   Asia 37 2.9
Bachelor's degree 2,547 10.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 995 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,126 89.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.1 (X)   Northern America 12 1.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,875 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 28,822 100.0   English only 32,058 94.6
Never married 7,105 24.7   Language other than English 1,817 5.4
Now married, except separated 15,544 53.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,051 3.1
Separated 1,302 4.5   Spanish 1,429 4.2
Widowed 2,797 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 943 2.8
 Female 2,323 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 326 1.0
Divorced 2,074 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 0.3
 Female 1,060 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 22 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 36,108 100.0
           under 18 years 928 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,966 83.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 473 51.0   Arab 70 0.2
        Czech¹ 21 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 91 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,375 100.0   Dutch 346 1.0
Civilian veterans 3,222 11.8   English 2,009 5.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 441 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 54 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,225 11.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,231 100.0   Greek 37 0.1
With a disability 811 9.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,150 100.0   Irish¹ 1,697 4.7
With a disability 5,222 25.9   Italian 336 0.9
 Percent employed 54.3 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 14,928 74.1   Norwegian 40 0.1
 Percent employed 75.8 (X)   Polish 122 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 5,134 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,705 52.7   Russian 32 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 612 1.7
        Scottish 226 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 33,875 100.0   Subsaharan African 122 0.3
Same house in 1995 21,652 63.9   Swedish 63 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,583 34.2   Swiss 61 0.2
 Same county 6,800 20.1   Ukrainian 16 0.0
 Different county 4,783 14.1   United States or American 6,331 17.5
  Same state 3,102 9.2   Welsh 57 0.2
  Different state 1,681 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 29 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 640 1.9   Other ancestries 12,904 35.7
 
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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