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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Duplin 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 49,063 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,574 100.0   Native 43,542 88.7
Nursery school, preschool 498 4.3       Born in United States 43,290 88.2
Kindergarten 897 7.8           State of residence 37,178 75.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,965 51.5           Different state 6,112 12.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,812 24.3       Born outside United States 252 0.5
College or graduate school 1,402 12.1   Foreign born 5,521 11.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,268 8.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 632 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 31,700 100.0       Not a citizen 4,889 10.0
Less than 9th grade 4,504 14.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,327 20.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,032 31.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,521 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,327 16.8   Europe 80 1.4
Associate degree 2,193 6.9   Asia 171 3.1
Bachelor's degree 2,321 7.3   Africa 24 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 996 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 5,219 94.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.8 (X)   Northern America 27 0.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 45,674 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 38,352 100.0   English only 38,700 84.7
Never married 9,087 23.7   Language other than English 6,974 15.3
Now married, except separated 21,591 56.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,776 10.5
Separated 1,323 3.4   Spanish 6,599 14.4
Widowed 3,469 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,616 10.1
 Female 2,932 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 131 0.3
Divorced 2,882 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.1
 Female 1,595 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 198 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 101 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 49,063 100.0
           under 18 years 1,045 100.0     Total ancestries reported 37,493 76.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 479 45.8   Arab 84 0.2
        Czech¹ 7 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,164 100.0   Dutch 152 0.3
Civilian veterans 4,039 11.2   English 2,555 5.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 320 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 97 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,373 2.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,265 100.0   Greek 18 0.0
With a disability 915 8.1   Hungarian 53 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 27,828 100.0   Irish¹ 2,032 4.1
With a disability 7,707 27.7   Italian 284 0.6
 Percent employed 52.8 (X)   Lithuanian 18 0.0
No disability 20,121 72.3   Norwegian 43 0.1
 Percent employed 76.0 (X)   Polish 77 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 6,155 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.0
With a disability 3,409 55.4   Russian 32 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,206 2.5
        Scottish 429 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 45,674 100.0   Subsaharan African 241 0.5
Same house in 1995 28,009 61.3   Swedish 37 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,577 34.1   Swiss 19 0.0
 Same county 9,418 20.6   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 6,159 13.5   United States or American 8,660 17.7
  Same state 4,004 8.8   Welsh 103 0.2
  Different state 2,155 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 18 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2,088 4.6   Other ancestries 19,598 39.9
 
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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