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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Moore 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 74,769 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,320 100.0   Native 71,653 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 946 5.8       Born in United States 71,000 95.0
Kindergarten 897 5.5           State of residence 43,015 57.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,987 48.9           Different state 27,985 37.4
High school (grades 9-12) 3,687 22.6       Born outside United States 653 0.9
College or graduate school 2,803 17.2   Foreign born 3,116 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,629 2.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,023 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 53,347 100.0       Not a citizen 2,093 2.8
Less than 9th grade 3,233 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,038 11.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,809 25.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,116 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,515 21.6   Europe 745 23.9
Associate degree 4,430 8.3   Asia 208 6.7
Bachelor's degree 9,302 17.4   Africa 29 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 5,020 9.4   Oceania 9 0.3
        Latin America 1,895 60.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.6 (X)   Northern America 230 7.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 70,591 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 60,963 100.0   English only 66,365 94.0
Never married 11,332 18.6   Language other than English 4,226 6.0
Now married, except separated 38,229 62.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,858 2.6
Separated 1,340 2.2   Spanish 2,893 4.1
Widowed 5,110 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,596 2.3
 Female 4,300 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,113 1.6
Divorced 4,952 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 229 0.3
 Female 2,853 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 112 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 74,769 100.0
           under 18 years 1,209 100.0     Total ancestries reported 68,702 91.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 596 49.3   Arab 83 0.1
        Czech¹ 157 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 246 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 57,669 100.0   Dutch 820 1.1
Civilian veterans 10,507 18.2   English 9,504 12.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,457 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 314 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,346 11.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,358 100.0   Greek 191 0.3
With a disability 1,195 8.3   Hungarian 171 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 38,944 100.0   Irish¹ 6,528 8.7
With a disability 7,650 19.6   Italian 2,186 2.9
 Percent employed 58.0 (X)   Lithuanian 94 0.1
No disability 31,294 80.4   Norwegian 351 0.5
 Percent employed 75.8 (X)   Polish 1,172 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 15,852 100.0   Portuguese 123 0.2
With a disability 5,388 34.0   Russian 318 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 3,388 4.5
        Scottish 3,947 5.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 84 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 70,591 100.0   Subsaharan African 318 0.4
Same house in 1995 39,509 56.0   Swedish 637 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 29,814 42.2   Swiss 210 0.3
 Same county 14,039 19.9   Ukrainian 68 0.1
 Different county 15,775 22.3   United States or American 9,906 13.2
  Same state 6,455 9.1   Welsh 551 0.7
  Different state 9,320 13.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 78 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,268 1.8   Other ancestries 17,454 23.3
 
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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