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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bertie 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 19,773 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,939 100.0   Native 19,641 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 294 6.0       Born in United States 19,566 99.0
Kindergarten 318 6.4           State of residence 17,089 86.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,552 51.7           Different state 2,477 12.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,294 26.2       Born outside United States 75 0.4
College or graduate school 481 9.7   Foreign born 132 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 62 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 56 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,135 100.0       Not a citizen 76 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,782 13.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,974 22.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,819 36.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 132 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,755 13.4   Europe 17 12.9
Associate degree 646 4.9   Asia 29 22.0
Bachelor's degree 820 6.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 339 2.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 80 60.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.8 (X)   Northern America 6 4.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,567 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,513 100.0   English only 18,139 97.7
Never married 4,106 26.5   Language other than English 428 2.3
Now married, except separated 7,560 48.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 123 0.7
Separated 855 5.5   Spanish 317 1.7
Widowed 1,748 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 99 0.5
 Female 1,436 9.3   Other Indo-European languages 64 0.3
Divorced 1,244 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
 Female 584 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 41 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,773 100.0
           under 18 years 748 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,120 76.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 388 51.9   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 12 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 20 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,601 100.0   Dutch 13 0.1
Civilian veterans 1,357 9.3   English 1,062 5.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 115 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 233 1.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,629 100.0   Greek 24 0.1
With a disability 461 10.0   Hungarian 14 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,607 100.0   Irish¹ 338 1.7
With a disability 3,118 29.4   Italian 40 0.2
 Percent employed 41.7 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 7,489 70.6   Norwegian 8 0.0
 Percent employed 73.7 (X)   Polish 110 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,162 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,703 53.9   Russian 3 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 136 0.7
        Scottish 132 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,567 100.0   Subsaharan African 86 0.4
Same house in 1995 12,617 68.0   Swedish 2 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,876 31.6   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,645 19.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,231 12.0   United States or American 2,150 10.9
  Same state 1,306 7.0   Welsh 48 0.2
  Different state 925 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 74 0.4   Other ancestries 10,553 53.4
 
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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