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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Winston 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 20,160 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,032 100.0   Native 19,940 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 264 5.2       Born in United States 19,901 98.7
Kindergarten 331 6.6           State of residence 17,647 87.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,739 54.4           Different state 2,254 11.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,164 23.1       Born outside United States 39 0.2
College or graduate school 534 10.6   Foreign born 220 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 130 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 106 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 12,896 100.0       Not a citizen 114 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,478 11.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,627 20.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,293 33.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 220 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,156 16.7   Europe 36 16.4
Associate degree 556 4.3   Asia 35 15.9
Bachelor's degree 1,216 9.4   Africa 2 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 570 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 147 66.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,790 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,730 100.0   English only 18,277 97.3
Never married 4,045 25.7   Language other than English 513 2.7
Now married, except separated 8,359 53.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 255 1.4
Separated 526 3.3   Spanish 270 1.4
Widowed 1,474 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 183 1.0
 Female 1,315 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 112 0.6
Divorced 1,326 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.1
 Female 762 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20 0.1
                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 20,160 100.0
           under 18 years 618 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,356 71.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 359 58.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 5 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,756 100.0   Dutch 54 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,715 11.6   English 944 4.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 180 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 12 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 511 2.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,861 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 339 7.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,543 100.0   Irish¹ 1,134 5.6
With a disability 2,577 24.4   Italian 95 0.5
 Percent employed 46.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,966 75.6   Norwegian 29 0.1
 Percent employed 73.4 (X)   Polish 78 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,880 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,377 47.8   Russian 7 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 315 1.6
        Scottish 215 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 13 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 18,790 100.0   Subsaharan African 165 0.8
Same house in 1995 12,495 66.5   Swedish 6 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,205 33.0   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 3,961 21.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,244 11.9   United States or American 2,624 13.0
  Same state 1,486 7.9   Welsh 24 0.1
  Different state 758 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 90 0.5   Other ancestries 7,933 39.4
 
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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