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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wilson 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 10,332 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,434 100.0   Native 10,275 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 123 5.1       Born in United States 10,216 98.9
Kindergarten 120 4.9           State of residence 7,695 74.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,302 53.5           Different state 2,521 24.4
High school (grades 9-12) 625 25.7       Born outside United States 59 0.6
College or graduate school 264 10.8   Foreign born 57 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 14 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 34 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 6,944 100.0       Not a citizen 23 0.2
Less than 9th grade 549 7.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 764 11.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,581 37.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 57 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,859 26.8   Europe 25 43.9
Associate degree 431 6.2   Asia 17 29.8
Bachelor's degree 526 7.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 234 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 13 22.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.1 (X)   Northern America 2 3.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,721 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,175 100.0   English only 9,509 97.8
Never married 1,341 16.4   Language other than English 212 2.2
Now married, except separated 5,046 61.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.6
Separated 83 1.0   Spanish 113 1.2
Widowed 891 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.4
 Female 707 8.6   Other Indo-European languages 86 0.9
Divorced 814 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.2
 Female 411 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,332 100.0
           under 18 years 110 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,258 79.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 69 62.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 21 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 63 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,706 100.0   Dutch 207 2.0
Civilian veterans 1,205 15.6   English 1,172 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 267 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 54 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,051 19.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,384 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 211 8.9   Hungarian 10 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,234 100.0   Irish¹ 975 9.4
With a disability 973 18.6   Italian 90 0.9
 Percent employed 50.9 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 4,261 81.4   Norwegian 82 0.8
 Percent employed 83.9 (X)   Polish 55 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,933 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 906 46.9   Russian 20 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 188 1.8
        Scottish 205 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,721 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,688 58.5   Swedish 206 2.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,001 41.2   Swiss 36 0.3
 Same county 2,202 22.7   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 1,799 18.5   United States or American 1,335 12.9
  Same state 1,246 12.8   Welsh 75 0.7
  Different state 553 5.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 32 0.3   Other ancestries 1,133 11.0
 
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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