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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Berkeley 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 75,905 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,453 100.0   Native 74,617 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 902 5.2       Born in United States 74,127 97.7
Kindergarten 1,179 6.8           State of residence 36,570 48.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,105 52.2           Different state 37,557 49.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,843 22.0       Born outside United States 490 0.6
College or graduate school 2,424 13.9   Foreign born 1,288 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 288 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 700 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 50,092 100.0       Not a citizen 588 0.8
Less than 9th grade 4,041 8.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,200 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 20,223 40.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,288 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,806 17.6   Europe 412 32.0
Associate degree 2,262 4.5   Asia 299 23.2
Bachelor's degree 4,560 9.1   Africa 28 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 3,000 6.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 457 35.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.6 (X)   Northern America 92 7.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 70,990 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 59,723 100.0   English only 68,453 96.4
Never married 13,531 22.7   Language other than English 2,537 3.6
Now married, except separated 34,039 57.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 824 1.2
Separated 1,201 2.0   Spanish 1,291 1.8
Widowed 3,825 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 507 0.7
 Female 2,977 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 846 1.2
Divorced 7,127 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 179 0.3
 Female 3,729 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 292 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 87 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 75,905 100.0
           under 18 years 1,584 100.0     Total ancestries reported 67,451 88.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 717 45.3   Arab 25 0.0
        Czech¹ 114 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 132 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 56,207 100.0   Dutch 1,136 1.5
Civilian veterans 9,289 16.5   English 7,523 9.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,611 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 248 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 16,418 21.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 16,868 100.0   Greek 179 0.2
With a disability 1,656 9.8   Hungarian 252 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 44,837 100.0   Irish¹ 8,555 11.3
With a disability 10,086 22.5   Italian 3,229 4.3
 Percent employed 56.0 (X)   Lithuanian 145 0.2
No disability 34,751 77.5   Norwegian 265 0.3
 Percent employed 78.5 (X)   Polish 1,393 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 8,130 100.0   Portuguese 43 0.1
With a disability 3,372 41.5   Russian 173 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,072 1.4
        Scottish 1,222 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 196 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 70,990 100.0   Subsaharan African 185 0.2
Same house in 1995 38,850 54.7   Swedish 227 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 31,789 44.8   Swiss 118 0.2
 Same county 16,027 22.6   Ukrainian 60 0.1
 Different county 15,762 22.2   United States or American 11,795 15.5
  Same state 4,014 5.7   Welsh 534 0.7
  Different state 11,748 16.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 197 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 351 0.5   Other ancestries 10,404 13.7
 
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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