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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Southampton 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 17,482 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,963 100.0   Native 17,431 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 209 5.3       Born in United States 17,390 99.5
Kindergarten 200 5.0           State of residence 13,507 77.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,029 51.2           Different state 3,883 22.2
High school (grades 9-12) 960 24.2       Born outside United States 41 0.2
College or graduate school 565 14.3   Foreign born 51 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 39 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 12,070 100.0       Not a citizen 12 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,954 16.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,492 20.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,193 26.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 51 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,484 20.6   Europe 27 52.9
Associate degree 531 4.4   Asia 3 5.9
Bachelor's degree 1,027 8.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 389 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 21 41.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,568 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,203 100.0   English only 16,210 97.8
Never married 3,618 25.5   Language other than English 358 2.2
Now married, except separated 7,680 54.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 0.6
Separated 741 5.2   Spanish 259 1.6
Widowed 1,241 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 80 0.5
 Female 1,044 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 96 0.6
Divorced 923 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
 Female 464 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,482 100.0
           under 18 years 438 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,009 74.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 194 44.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 14 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,450 100.0   Dutch 82 0.5
Civilian veterans 1,833 13.6   English 1,645 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 198 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 585 3.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,641 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 384 10.5   Hungarian 61 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,923 100.0   Irish¹ 634 3.6
With a disability 1,943 21.8   Italian 222 1.3
 Percent employed 52.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,980 78.2   Norwegian 68 0.4
 Percent employed 76.5 (X)   Polish 113 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,422 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,172 48.4   Russian 23 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 164 0.9
        Scottish 162 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,568 100.0   Subsaharan African 99 0.6
Same house in 1995 10,442 63.0   Swedish 36 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,079 36.7   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 2,424 14.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,655 22.1   United States or American 2,693 15.4
  Same state 3,008 18.2   Welsh 27 0.2
  Different state 647 3.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 20 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 47 0.3   Other ancestries 6,126 35.0
 
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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