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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Richmond 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 443,728 100.0
      enrolled in school 122,303 100.0   Native 371,071 83.6
Nursery school, preschool 8,398 6.9       Born in United States 361,945 81.6
Kindergarten 6,480 5.3           State of residence 335,402 75.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 53,088 43.4           Different state 26,543 6.0
High school (grades 9-12) 26,094 21.3       Born outside United States 9,126 2.1
College or graduate school 28,243 23.1   Foreign born 72,657 16.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 26,080 5.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 39,800 9.0
  Population 25 years and over 293,795 100.0       Not a citizen 32,857 7.4
Less than 9th grade 16,350 5.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 34,813 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 98,845 33.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 72,650 100.0
Some college, no degree 57,426 19.5   Europe 26,191 36.1
Associate degree 18,247 6.2   Asia 20,294 27.9
Bachelor's degree 41,517 14.1   Africa 7,114 9.8
Graduate or professional degree 26,597 9.1   Oceania 152 0.2
        Latin America 18,353 25.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.6 (X)   Northern America 546 0.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 414,402 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 349,003 100.0   English only 306,662 74.0
Never married 100,034 28.7   Language other than English 107,740 26.0
Now married, except separated 190,631 54.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40,276 9.7
Separated 9,125 2.6   Spanish 37,209 9.0
Widowed 26,011 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13,945 3.4
 Female 21,367 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 45,078 10.9
Divorced 23,202 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15,797 3.8
 Female 14,615 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 16,424 4.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,876 1.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 443,728 100.0
           under 18 years 8,623 100.0     Total ancestries reported 498,251 112.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,254 26.1   Arab 5,337 1.2
        Czech¹ 1,367 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 835 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 330,501 100.0   Dutch 1,710 0.4
Civilian veterans 32,477 9.8   English 9,762 2.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,844 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,137 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 27,764 6.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 99,622 100.0   Greek 4,702 1.1
With a disability 6,345 6.4   Hungarian 2,307 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 260,737 100.0   Irish¹ 71,064 16.0
With a disability 51,122 19.6   Italian 167,086 37.7
 Percent employed 57.7 (X)   Lithuanian 750 0.2
No disability 209,615 80.4   Norwegian 6,542 1.5
 Percent employed 72.4 (X)   Polish 18,405 4.1
     Population 65 years and over 48,663 100.0   Portuguese 701 0.2
With a disability 19,808 40.7   Russian 12,432 2.8
        Scotch-Irish 2,750 0.6
        Scottish 2,567 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 644 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 414,402 100.0   Subsaharan African 6,863 1.5
Same house in 1995 262,080 63.2   Swedish 2,033 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 141,559 34.2   Swiss 443 0.1
 Same county 83,255 20.1   Ukrainian 2,978 0.7
 Different county 58,304 14.1   United States or American 10,691 2.4
  Same state 48,265 11.6   Welsh 451 0.1
  Different state 10,039 2.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6,293 1.4
Elsewhere in 1995 10,763 2.6   Other ancestries 126,793 28.6
 
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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