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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Scotland 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 4,983 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,129 100.0   Native 4,966 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 74 6.6       Born in United States 4,947 99.3
Kindergarten 62 5.5           State of residence 3,065 61.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 672 59.5           Different state 1,882 37.8
High school (grades 9-12) 242 21.4       Born outside United States 19 0.4
College or graduate school 79 7.0   Foreign born 17 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 3,172 100.0       Not a citizen 5 0.1
Less than 9th grade 471 14.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 265 8.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,414 44.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 17 100.0
Some college, no degree 565 17.8   Europe 9 52.9
Associate degree 101 3.2   Asia 8 47.1
Bachelor's degree 239 7.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 117 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,630 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,836 100.0   English only 4,265 92.1
Never married 767 20.0   Language other than English 365 7.9
Now married, except separated 2,358 61.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 1.4
Separated 23 0.6   Spanish 78 1.7
Widowed 418 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
 Female 351 9.2   Other Indo-European languages 284 6.1
Divorced 270 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 1.1
 Female 127 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,983 100.0
           under 18 years 50 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,738 75.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 30 60.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,551 100.0   Dutch 91 1.8
Civilian veterans 461 13.0   English 361 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 108 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,226 24.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,227 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 70 5.7   Hungarian 3 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,437 100.0   Irish¹ 503 10.1
With a disability 444 18.2   Italian 16 0.3
 Percent employed 65.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,993 81.8   Norwegian 41 0.8
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 9 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 840 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.1
With a disability 380 45.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 85 1.7
        Scottish 58 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,630 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,054 66.0   Swedish 86 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,573 34.0   Swiss 61 1.2
 Same county 932 20.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 641 13.8   United States or American 688 13.8
  Same state 327 7.1   Welsh 40 0.8
  Different state 314 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 3 0.1   Other ancestries 356 7.1
 
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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