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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pitt 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 133,798 100.0
      enrolled in school 45,735 100.0   Native 128,919 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 2,119 4.6       Born in United States 128,090 95.7
Kindergarten 1,764 3.9           State of residence 95,663 71.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,875 32.5           Different state 32,427 24.2
High school (grades 9-12) 6,823 14.9       Born outside United States 829 0.6
College or graduate school 20,154 44.1   Foreign born 4,879 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,006 2.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,174 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 79,040 100.0       Not a citizen 3,705 2.8
Less than 9th grade 6,007 7.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,848 12.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19,921 25.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,879 100.0
Some college, no degree 16,439 20.8   Europe 786 16.1
Associate degree 5,959 7.5   Asia 1,135 23.3
Bachelor's degree 13,551 17.1   Africa 130 2.7
Graduate or professional degree 7,315 9.3   Oceania 24 0.5
        Latin America 2,366 48.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.9 (X)   Northern America 438 9.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 125,238 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 107,243 100.0   English only 117,685 94.0
Never married 38,411 35.8   Language other than English 7,553 6.0
Now married, except separated 50,441 47.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,257 2.6
Separated 3,224 3.0   Spanish 4,780 3.8
Widowed 6,328 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,553 2.0
 Female 5,369 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,644 1.3
Divorced 8,839 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 307 0.2
 Female 5,244 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 692 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 306 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 133,798 100.0
           under 18 years 2,692 100.0     Total ancestries reported 111,294 83.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,427 53.0   Arab 526 0.4
        Czech¹ 312 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 104 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 102,202 100.0   Dutch 813 0.6
Civilian veterans 10,417 10.2   English 13,014 9.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,740 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 323 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,617 6.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 33,904 100.0   Greek 348 0.3
With a disability 3,076 9.1   Hungarian 172 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 77,876 100.0   Irish¹ 8,251 6.2
With a disability 15,140 19.4   Italian 2,470 1.8
 Percent employed 52.6 (X)   Lithuanian 104 0.1
No disability 62,736 80.6   Norwegian 398 0.3
 Percent employed 77.6 (X)   Polish 1,259 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 12,407 100.0   Portuguese 150 0.1
With a disability 6,184 49.8   Russian 397 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 2,995 2.2
        Scottish 2,235 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 66 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 125,238 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,467 1.1
Same house in 1995 55,972 44.7   Swedish 562 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 67,323 53.8   Swiss 178 0.1
 Same county 34,376 27.4   Ukrainian 102 0.1
 Different county 32,947 26.3   United States or American 14,652 11.0
  Same state 20,696 16.5   Welsh 621 0.5
  Different state 12,251 9.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 192 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,943 1.6   Other ancestries 49,226 36.8
 
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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