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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Caldwell 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 13,060 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,797 100.0   Native 13,001 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 159 5.7       Born in United States 12,968 99.3
Kindergarten 136 4.9           State of residence 10,916 83.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,381 49.4           Different state 2,052 15.7
High school (grades 9-12) 665 23.8       Born outside United States 33 0.3
College or graduate school 456 16.3   Foreign born 59 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 9 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 42 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 9,265 100.0       Not a citizen 17 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,049 11.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,444 15.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,816 41.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 59 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,695 18.3   Europe 33 55.9
Associate degree 332 3.6   Asia 26 44.1
Bachelor's degree 459 5.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 470 5.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,362 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,714 100.0   English only 12,116 98.0
Never married 1,711 16.0   Language other than English 246 2.0
Now married, except separated 6,738 62.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.5
Separated 255 2.4   Spanish 129 1.0
Widowed 895 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.2
 Female 715 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 81 0.7
Divorced 1,115 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 649 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 24 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,060 100.0
           under 18 years 277 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,003 76.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 168 60.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,141 100.0   Dutch 122 0.9
Civilian veterans 1,444 14.2   English 1,376 10.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 294 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 20 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 848 6.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,643 100.0   Greek 7 0.1
With a disability 237 9.0   Hungarian 19 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,275 100.0   Irish¹ 1,277 9.8
With a disability 1,690 23.2   Italian 163 1.2
 Percent employed 44.9 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.1
No disability 5,585 76.8   Norwegian 10 0.1
 Percent employed 77.4 (X)   Polish 25 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,210 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,126 51.0   Russian 27 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 340 2.6
        Scottish 271 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,362 100.0   Subsaharan African 15 0.1
Same house in 1995 7,756 62.7   Swedish 6 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,582 37.1   Swiss 9 0.1
 Same county 2,761 22.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,821 14.7   United States or American 3,320 25.4
  Same state 1,230 9.9   Welsh 65 0.5
  Different state 591 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 24 0.2   Other ancestries 1,770 13.6
 
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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