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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Onslow 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 150,355 100.0
      enrolled in school 37,631 100.0   Native 144,226 95.9
Nursery school, preschool 2,600 6.9       Born in United States 140,716 93.6
Kindergarten 2,357 6.3           State of residence 54,843 36.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 16,375 43.5           Different state 85,873 57.1
High school (grades 9-12) 7,479 19.9       Born outside United States 3,510 2.3
College or graduate school 8,820 23.4   Foreign born 6,129 4.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,183 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,686 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 75,286 100.0       Not a citizen 3,443 2.3
Less than 9th grade 3,643 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,161 10.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24,711 32.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,129 100.0
Some college, no degree 21,553 28.6   Europe 996 16.3
Associate degree 6,097 8.1   Asia 2,058 33.6
Bachelor's degree 7,770 10.3   Africa 144 2.3
Graduate or professional degree 3,351 4.5   Oceania 70 1.1
        Latin America 2,665 43.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.3 (X)   Northern America 196 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 137,170 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 116,397 100.0   English only 124,226 90.6
Never married 34,756 29.9   Language other than English 12,944 9.4
Now married, except separated 65,162 56.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,668 2.7
Separated 3,388 2.9   Spanish 8,059 5.9
Widowed 4,391 3.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,436 1.8
 Female 3,658 3.1   Other Indo-European languages 2,326 1.7
Divorced 8,700 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 419 0.3
 Female 4,717 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,294 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 776 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 150,355 100.0
           under 18 years 2,263 100.0     Total ancestries reported 147,936 98.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,206 53.3   Arab 270 0.2
        Czech¹ 444 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 198 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 78,579 100.0   Dutch 1,918 1.3
Civilian veterans 18,794 23.9   English 12,198 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,650 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,324 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 19,700 13.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 32,031 100.0   Greek 437 0.3
With a disability 3,024 9.4   Hungarian 502 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 63,029 100.0   Irish¹ 17,537 11.7
With a disability 13,481 21.4   Italian 7,319 4.9
 Percent employed 55.5 (X)   Lithuanian 249 0.2
No disability 49,548 78.6   Norwegian 1,246 0.8
 Percent employed 72.6 (X)   Polish 3,417 2.3
     Population 65 years and over 9,363 100.0   Portuguese 467 0.3
With a disability 4,640 49.6   Russian 426 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 2,994 2.0
        Scottish 3,029 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 130 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 137,170 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,029 0.7
Same house in 1995 49,068 35.8   Swedish 1,042 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 83,269 60.7   Swiss 191 0.1
 Same county 25,303 18.4   Ukrainian 213 0.1
 Different county 57,966 42.3   United States or American 15,156 10.1
  Same state 8,493 6.2   Welsh 806 0.5
  Different state 49,473 36.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 787 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 4,833 3.5   Other ancestries 50,257 33.4
 
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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