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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pasquotank 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 34,897 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,325 100.0   Native 34,103 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 600 5.8       Born in United States 33,737 96.7
Kindergarten 539 5.2           State of residence 23,112 66.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,166 40.3           Different state 10,625 30.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,084 20.2       Born outside United States 366 1.0
College or graduate school 2,936 28.4   Foreign born 794 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 356 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 374 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 22,223 100.0       Not a citizen 420 1.2
Less than 9th grade 1,934 8.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,230 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,728 30.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 794 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,989 22.4   Europe 177 22.3
Associate degree 1,701 7.7   Asia 337 42.4
Bachelor's degree 2,572 11.6   Africa 13 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 1,069 4.8   Oceania 6 0.8
        Latin America 214 27.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.8 (X)   Northern America 47 5.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,769 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,702 100.0   English only 31,453 96.0
Never married 7,952 28.7   Language other than English 1,316 4.0
Now married, except separated 13,772 49.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 623 1.9
Separated 1,017 3.7   Spanish 757 2.3
Widowed 2,436 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 373 1.1
 Female 1,928 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 254 0.8
Divorced 2,525 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 88 0.3
 Female 1,498 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 279 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 162 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 34,897 100.0
           under 18 years 736 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,945 85.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 426 57.9   Arab 36 0.1
        Czech¹ 7 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 75 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,748 100.0   Dutch 216 0.6
Civilian veterans 3,883 15.1   English 3,233 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 439 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 136 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,179 6.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,552 100.0   Greek 29 0.1
With a disability 856 10.0   Hungarian 42 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,844 100.0   Irish¹ 2,151 6.2
With a disability 4,511 25.3   Italian 587 1.7
 Percent employed 56.5 (X)   Lithuanian 15 0.0
No disability 13,333 74.7   Norwegian 157 0.4
 Percent employed 75.2 (X)   Polish 169 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 4,648 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.1
With a disability 2,445 52.6   Russian 45 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 670 1.9
        Scottish 551 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 36 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 32,769 100.0   Subsaharan African 303 0.9
Same house in 1995 17,458 53.3   Swedish 120 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,876 45.4   Swiss 104 0.3
 Same county 7,296 22.3   Ukrainian 30 0.1
 Different county 7,580 23.1   United States or American 4,368 12.5
  Same state 3,380 10.3   Welsh 124 0.4
  Different state 4,200 12.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 78 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 435 1.3   Other ancestries 14,022 40.2
 
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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