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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 9,667 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,399 100.0   Native 9,527 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 108 4.5       Born in United States 9,463 97.9
Kindergarten 164 6.8           State of residence 5,902 61.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,290 53.8           Different state 3,561 36.8
High school (grades 9-12) 675 28.1       Born outside United States 64 0.7
College or graduate school 162 6.8   Foreign born 140 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 57 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 50 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 6,398 100.0       Not a citizen 90 0.9
Less than 9th grade 456 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 600 9.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,266 35.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 140 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,563 24.4   Europe 52 37.1
Associate degree 413 6.5   Asia 2 1.4
Bachelor's degree 899 14.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 201 3.1   Oceania 7 5.0
        Latin America 24 17.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.5 (X)   Northern America 55 39.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,063 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,551 100.0   English only 8,797 97.1
Never married 1,574 20.8   Language other than English 266 2.9
Now married, except separated 4,651 61.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 67 0.7
Separated 67 0.9   Spanish 120 1.3
Widowed 641 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.2
 Female 517 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 142 1.6
Divorced 618 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 0.5
 Female 310 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 9,667 100.0
           under 18 years 113 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,854 122.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 76 67.3   Arab 5 0.1
        Czech¹ 142 1.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 546 5.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,025 100.0   Dutch 213 2.2
Civilian veterans 878 12.5   English 838 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 388 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 111 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,614 37.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,329 100.0   Greek 9 0.1
With a disability 116 5.0   Hungarian 28 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,221 100.0   Irish¹ 1,102 11.4
With a disability 842 16.1   Italian 268 2.8
 Percent employed 53.9 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.1
No disability 4,379 83.9   Norwegian 2,339 24.2
 Percent employed 81.5 (X)   Polish 116 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,421 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.1
With a disability 526 37.0   Russian 119 1.2
        Scotch-Irish 197 2.0
        Scottish 165 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 9,063 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,844 64.5   Swedish 291 3.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,192 35.2   Swiss 6 0.1
 Same county 1,848 20.4   Ukrainian 41 0.4
 Different county 1,344 14.8   United States or American 428 4.4
  Same state 680 7.5   Welsh 24 0.2
  Different state 664 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 27 0.3   Other ancestries 831 8.6
 
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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