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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hertford 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 22,601 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,716 100.0   Native 22,331 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 349 6.1       Born in United States 22,269 98.5
Kindergarten 293 5.1           State of residence 17,820 78.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,731 47.8           Different state 4,449 19.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,562 27.3       Born outside United States 62 0.3
College or graduate school 781 13.7   Foreign born 270 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 155 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 111 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 14,976 100.0       Not a citizen 159 0.7
Less than 9th grade 1,983 13.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,171 21.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,631 30.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 270 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,544 17.0   Europe 51 18.9
Associate degree 981 6.6   Asia 46 17.0
Bachelor's degree 1,129 7.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 537 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 157 58.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.6 (X)   Northern America 16 5.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 21,369 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,976 100.0   English only 20,681 96.8
Never married 4,882 27.2   Language other than English 688 3.2
Now married, except separated 8,867 49.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 342 1.6
Separated 767 4.3   Spanish 498 2.3
Widowed 1,835 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 266 1.2
 Female 1,535 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 114 0.5
Divorced 1,625 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.1
 Female 1,015 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 73 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,601 100.0
           under 18 years 851 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,281 85.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 494 58.0   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,844 100.0   Dutch 38 0.2
Civilian veterans 1,785 10.6   English 1,660 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 160 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 551 2.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,459 100.0   Greek 53 0.2
With a disability 545 10.0   Hungarian 21 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,165 100.0   Irish¹ 598 2.6
With a disability 4,243 34.9   Italian 50 0.2
 Percent employed 41.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,922 65.1   Norwegian 26 0.1
 Percent employed 73.2 (X)   Polish 63 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 3,431 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,924 56.1   Russian 13 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 130 0.6
        Scottish 137 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 21,369 100.0   Subsaharan African 144 0.6
Same house in 1995 14,518 67.9   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,670 31.2   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,815 17.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,855 13.4   United States or American 2,262 10.0
  Same state 1,489 7.0   Welsh 52 0.2
  Different state 1,366 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 181 0.8   Other ancestries 13,300 58.8
 
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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