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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Moore 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 20,121 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,772 100.0   Native 15,919 79.1
Nursery school, preschool 306 5.3       Born in United States 15,822 78.6
Kindergarten 393 6.8           State of residence 11,056 54.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,125 54.1           Different state 4,766 23.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,336 23.1       Born outside United States 97 0.5
College or graduate school 612 10.6   Foreign born 4,202 20.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,031 10.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 933 4.6
  Population 25 years and over 11,460 100.0       Not a citizen 3,269 16.2
Less than 9th grade 2,302 20.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,037 17.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,267 28.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,202 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,244 19.6   Europe 14 0.3
Associate degree 344 3.0   Asia 134 3.2
Bachelor's degree 879 7.7   Africa 17 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 387 3.4   Oceania 5 0.1
        Latin America 4,029 95.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.1 (X)   Northern America 3 0.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,263 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,481 100.0   English only 10,834 59.3
Never married 2,825 19.5   Language other than English 7,429 40.7
Now married, except separated 9,438 65.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,700 20.3
Separated 267 1.8   Spanish 7,250 39.7
Widowed 881 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,624 19.8
 Female 780 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 48 0.3
Divorced 1,070 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
 Female 506 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 124 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,121 100.0
           under 18 years 487 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,679 87.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 272 55.9   Arab 5 0.0
        Czech¹ 45 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 25 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,362 100.0   Dutch 118 0.6
Civilian veterans 1,238 9.3   English 897 4.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 179 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,660 8.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,688 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 292 5.1   Hungarian 13 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,418 100.0   Irish¹ 1,416 7.0
With a disability 1,833 17.6   Italian 50 0.2
 Percent employed 62.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,585 82.4   Norwegian 69 0.3
 Percent employed 75.9 (X)   Polish 40 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,956 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 845 43.2   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 217 1.1
        Scottish 196 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 25 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 18,263 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,952 49.0   Swedish 27 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,584 47.0   Swiss 22 0.1
 Same county 5,115 28.0   Ukrainian 4 0.0
 Different county 3,469 19.0   United States or American 1,841 9.1
  Same state 2,046 11.2   Welsh 57 0.3
  Different state 1,423 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 727 4.0   Other ancestries 10,749 53.4
 
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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