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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Brunswick 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 18,419 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,414 100.0   Native 18,289 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 282 6.4       Born in United States 18,246 99.1
Kindergarten 153 3.5           State of residence 13,668 74.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,830 41.5           Different state 4,578 24.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,241 28.1       Born outside United States 43 0.2
College or graduate school 908 20.6   Foreign born 130 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 100 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 29 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 12,777 100.0       Not a citizen 101 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,936 15.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,772 21.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,959 31.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 130 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,172 17.0   Europe 19 14.6
Associate degree 554 4.3   Asia 28 21.5
Bachelor's degree 995 7.8   Africa 9 6.9
Graduate or professional degree 389 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 54 41.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.2 (X)   Northern America 20 15.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,549 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,329 100.0   English only 17,180 97.9
Never married 3,726 24.3   Language other than English 369 2.1
Now married, except separated 8,077 52.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 85 0.5
Separated 945 6.2   Spanish 254 1.4
Widowed 1,583 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.4
 Female 1,219 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 81 0.5
Divorced 998 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
 Female 486 3.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,419 100.0
           under 18 years 541 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,839 69.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 233 43.1   Arab 11 0.1
        Czech¹ 8 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,643 100.0   Dutch 53 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,923 13.1   English 1,106 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 108 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 481 2.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,707 100.0   Greek 10 0.1
With a disability 372 10.0   Hungarian 18 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,717 100.0   Irish¹ 385 2.1
With a disability 2,610 29.9   Italian 132 0.7
 Percent employed 51.6 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 6,107 70.1   Norwegian 11 0.1
 Percent employed 72.0 (X)   Polish 112 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,539 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,210 47.7   Russian 23 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 194 1.1
        Scottish 95 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,549 100.0   Subsaharan African 359 1.9
Same house in 1995 10,286 58.6   Swedish 20 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,153 40.8   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 2,486 14.2   Ukrainian 9 0.0
 Different county 4,667 26.6   United States or American 2,159 11.7
  Same state 3,733 21.3   Welsh 34 0.2
  Different state 934 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 110 0.6   Other ancestries 7,460 40.5
 
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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