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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Richland 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 17,924 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,510 100.0   Native 17,741 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 264 5.9       Born in United States 17,678 98.6
Kindergarten 249 5.5           State of residence 14,432 80.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,129 47.2           Different state 3,246 18.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,242 27.5       Born outside United States 63 0.4
College or graduate school 626 13.9   Foreign born 183 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 81 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 98 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 11,896 100.0       Not a citizen 85 0.5
Less than 9th grade 901 7.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,233 10.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,851 40.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 183 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,554 21.5   Europe 69 37.7
Associate degree 681 5.7   Asia 36 19.7
Bachelor's degree 1,145 9.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 531 4.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 63 34.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.1 (X)   Northern America 15 8.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,908 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,303 100.0   English only 16,321 96.5
Never married 3,222 22.5   Language other than English 587 3.5
Now married, except separated 8,366 58.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 193 1.1
Separated 216 1.5   Spanish 185 1.1
Widowed 1,215 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 0.5
 Female 1,033 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 372 2.2
Divorced 1,284 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 100 0.6
 Female 687 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 19 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,924 100.0
           under 18 years 122 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,210 112.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 44 36.1   Arab 5 0.0
        Czech¹ 798 4.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 106 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,431 100.0   Dutch 427 2.4
Civilian veterans 1,710 12.7   English 2,159 12.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 590 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 105 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,005 39.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,279 100.0   Greek 12 0.1
With a disability 345 8.1   Hungarian 15 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,530 100.0   Irish¹ 2,734 15.3
With a disability 1,392 14.6   Italian 221 1.2
 Percent employed 59.1 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.1
No disability 8,138 85.4   Norwegian 2,263 12.6
 Percent employed 83.6 (X)   Polish 352 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,925 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 1,158 39.6   Russian 23 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 286 1.6
        Scottish 225 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 33 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 16,908 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,482 62.0   Swedish 243 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,371 37.7   Swiss 212 1.2
 Same county 3,144 18.6   Ukrainian 9 0.1
 Different county 3,227 19.1   United States or American 1,241 6.9
  Same state 2,283 13.5   Welsh 120 0.7
  Different state 944 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 55 0.3   Other ancestries 1,000 5.6
 
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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