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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Johnston 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 121,965 100.0
      enrolled in school 28,470 100.0   Native 114,729 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,904 6.7       Born in United States 113,766 93.3
Kindergarten 2,017 7.1           State of residence 83,863 68.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,312 50.3           Different state 29,903 24.5
High school (grades 9-12) 6,051 21.3       Born outside United States 963 0.8
College or graduate school 4,186 14.7   Foreign born 7,236 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,830 4.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,312 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 80,268 100.0       Not a citizen 5,924 4.9
Less than 9th grade 7,793 9.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,530 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 25,557 31.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,236 100.0
Some college, no degree 16,200 20.2   Europe 424 5.9
Associate degree 6,437 8.0   Asia 385 5.3
Bachelor's degree 9,841 12.3   Africa 76 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 2,910 3.6   Oceania 48 0.7
        Latin America 6,239 86.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.9 (X)   Northern America 64 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 112,146 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 94,446 100.0   English only 101,914 90.9
Never married 19,825 21.0   Language other than English 10,232 9.1
Now married, except separated 57,543 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,134 5.5
Separated 2,838 3.0   Spanish 8,700 7.8
Widowed 6,320 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,636 5.0
 Female 5,332 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 1,088 1.0
Divorced 7,920 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 291 0.3
 Female 4,530 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 347 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 129 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 121,965 100.0
           under 18 years 2,122 100.0     Total ancestries reported 100,744 82.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,076 50.7   Arab 146 0.1
        Czech¹ 197 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 105 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 89,808 100.0   Dutch 977 0.8
Civilian veterans 11,181 12.4   English 12,456 10.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,016 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 532 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,979 6.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 26,272 100.0   Greek 114 0.1
With a disability 2,538 9.7   Hungarian 142 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 72,756 100.0   Irish¹ 8,189 6.7
With a disability 16,038 22.0   Italian 2,408 2.0
 Percent employed 56.3 (X)   Lithuanian 102 0.1
No disability 56,718 78.0   Norwegian 334 0.3
 Percent employed 80.2 (X)   Polish 1,231 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 11,524 100.0   Portuguese 52 0.0
With a disability 5,785 50.2   Russian 179 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,563 2.1
        Scottish 1,917 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 98 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 112,146 100.0   Subsaharan African 544 0.4
Same house in 1995 58,405 52.1   Swedish 386 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 51,064 45.5   Swiss 49 0.0
 Same county 20,904 18.6   Ukrainian 83 0.1
 Different county 30,160 26.9   United States or American 24,427 20.0
  Same state 18,681 16.7   Welsh 262 0.2
  Different state 11,479 10.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 65 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 2,677 2.4   Other ancestries 33,191 27.2
 
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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