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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Guilford 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 421,048 100.0
      enrolled in school 114,435 100.0   Native 393,731 93.5
Nursery school, preschool 7,833 6.8       Born in United States 390,675 92.8
Kindergarten 6,176 5.4           State of residence 257,787 61.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 46,445 40.6           Different state 132,888 31.6
High school (grades 9-12) 21,457 18.8       Born outside United States 3,056 0.7
College or graduate school 32,524 28.4   Foreign born 27,317 6.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 17,891 4.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6,901 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 275,494 100.0       Not a citizen 20,416 4.8
Less than 9th grade 14,793 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 32,119 11.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 69,256 25.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 27,317 100.0
Some college, no degree 59,432 21.6   Europe 3,906 14.3
Associate degree 16,450 6.0   Asia 8,232 30.1
Bachelor's degree 58,557 21.3   Africa 3,160 11.6
Graduate or professional degree 24,887 9.0   Oceania 113 0.4
        Latin America 10,917 40.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.0 (X)   Northern America 989 3.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 30.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 393,748 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 336,511 100.0   English only 357,623 90.8
Never married 95,964 28.5   Language other than English 36,125 9.2
Now married, except separated 177,971 52.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18,178 4.6
Separated 9,679 2.9   Spanish 18,262 4.6
Widowed 21,190 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,198 2.6
 Female 17,588 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 8,636 2.2
Divorced 31,707 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,865 0.7
 Female 19,005 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6,470 1.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,097 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 421,048 100.0
           under 18 years 7,231 100.0     Total ancestries reported 388,885 92.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,271 45.2   Arab 1,499 0.4
        Czech¹ 852 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 537 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 321,377 100.0   Dutch 5,038 1.2
Civilian veterans 39,037 12.1   English 43,109 10.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,251 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,542 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 40,786 9.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 92,952 100.0   Greek 1,249 0.3
With a disability 7,859 8.5   Hungarian 1,041 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 250,476 100.0   Irish¹ 30,402 7.2
With a disability 46,904 18.7   Italian 10,485 2.5
 Percent employed 62.6 (X)   Lithuanian 216 0.1
No disability 203,572 81.3   Norwegian 1,794 0.4
 Percent employed 81.3 (X)   Polish 4,937 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 47,094 100.0   Portuguese 329 0.1
With a disability 19,965 42.4   Russian 1,561 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 14,940 3.5
        Scottish 9,719 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 400 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 393,748 100.0   Subsaharan African 5,826 1.4
Same house in 1995 194,609 49.4   Swedish 2,714 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 186,774 47.4   Swiss 899 0.2
 Same county 106,275 27.0   Ukrainian 505 0.1
 Different county 80,499 20.4   United States or American 43,781 10.4
  Same state 35,436 9.0   Welsh 2,227 0.5
  Different state 45,063 11.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,160 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 12,365 3.1   Other ancestries 154,086 36.6
 
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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