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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Currituck 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 18,190 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,264 100.0   Native 17,936 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 268 6.3       Born in United States 17,784 97.8
Kindergarten 212 5.0           State of residence 5,396 29.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,247 52.7           Different state 12,388 68.1
High school (grades 9-12) 982 23.0       Born outside United States 152 0.8
College or graduate school 555 13.0   Foreign born 254 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 52 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 119 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 12,361 100.0       Not a citizen 135 0.7
Less than 9th grade 797 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,978 16.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,256 34.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 254 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,114 25.2   Europe 98 38.6
Associate degree 575 4.7   Asia 82 32.3
Bachelor's degree 1,265 10.2   Africa 5 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 376 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 52 20.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.6 (X)   Northern America 17 6.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,091 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,405 100.0   English only 16,558 96.9
Never married 2,661 18.5   Language other than English 533 3.1
Now married, except separated 9,081 63.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 184 1.1
Separated 435 3.0   Spanish 270 1.6
Widowed 980 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 101 0.6
 Female 753 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 117 0.7
Divorced 1,248 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.2
 Female 599 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 118 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,190 100.0
           under 18 years 504 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,074 82.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 271 53.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 31 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 15 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,392 100.0   Dutch 181 1.0
Civilian veterans 2,490 18.6   English 2,643 14.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 360 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 163 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,069 11.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,998 100.0   Greek 33 0.2
With a disability 295 7.4   Hungarian 52 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,578 100.0   Irish¹ 2,003 11.0
With a disability 2,663 25.2   Italian 580 3.2
 Percent employed 64.1 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 7,915 74.8   Norwegian 127 0.7
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 235 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,143 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.1
With a disability 1,050 49.0   Russian 24 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 409 2.2
        Scottish 427 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 17,091 100.0   Subsaharan African 13 0.1
Same house in 1995 9,978 58.4   Swedish 39 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,016 41.1   Swiss 15 0.1
 Same county 2,042 11.9   Ukrainian 32 0.2
 Different county 4,974 29.1   United States or American 2,896 15.9
  Same state 1,295 7.6   Welsh 124 0.7
  Different state 3,679 21.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 97 0.6   Other ancestries 2,567 14.1
 
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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