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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Haywood 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 54,033 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,291 100.0   Native 53,182 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 764 6.8       Born in United States 52,957 98.0
Kindergarten 634 5.6           State of residence 38,020 70.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,243 46.4           Different state 14,937 27.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,477 21.9       Born outside United States 225 0.4
College or graduate school 2,173 19.2   Foreign born 851 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 324 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 332 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 39,552 100.0       Not a citizen 519 1.0
Less than 9th grade 3,262 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,577 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,659 32.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 851 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,124 20.5   Europe 333 39.1
Associate degree 3,610 9.1   Asia 112 13.2
Bachelor's degree 3,955 10.0   Africa 11 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 2,365 6.0   Oceania 14 1.6
        Latin America 345 40.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.7 (X)   Northern America 36 4.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 51,206 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 44,742 100.0   English only 49,506 96.7
Never married 7,017 15.7   Language other than English 1,700 3.3
Now married, except separated 27,624 61.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 695 1.4
Separated 1,163 2.6   Spanish 964 1.9
Widowed 4,256 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 448 0.9
 Female 3,613 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 603 1.2
Divorced 4,682 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 197 0.4
 Female 2,705 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 116 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 50 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 54,033 100.0
           under 18 years 798 100.0     Total ancestries reported 44,893 83.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 435 54.5   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 88 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 86 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 42,801 100.0   Dutch 1,341 2.5
Civilian veterans 7,058 16.5   English 6,127 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 891 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 136 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,081 11.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,707 100.0   Greek 120 0.2
With a disability 942 9.7   Hungarian 93 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 30,918 100.0   Irish¹ 5,397 10.0
With a disability 6,788 22.0   Italian 769 1.4
 Percent employed 52.0 (X)   Lithuanian 46 0.1
No disability 24,130 78.0   Norwegian 292 0.5
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 479 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 9,920 100.0   Portuguese 56 0.1
With a disability 4,277 43.1   Russian 97 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 3,440 6.4
        Scottish 1,555 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 47 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 51,206 100.0   Subsaharan African 34 0.1
Same house in 1995 30,999 60.5   Swedish 370 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,959 39.0   Swiss 129 0.2
 Same county 11,388 22.2   Ukrainian 37 0.1
 Different county 8,571 16.7   United States or American 11,190 20.7
  Same state 3,275 6.4   Welsh 282 0.5
  Different state 5,296 10.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 32 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 248 0.5   Other ancestries 5,671 10.5
 
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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