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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Robeson 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 123,339 100.0
      enrolled in school 34,487 100.0   Native 118,137 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 2,081 6.0       Born in United States 117,380 95.2
Kindergarten 1,736 5.0           State of residence 99,710 80.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 16,675 48.4           Different state 17,670 14.3
High school (grades 9-12) 8,312 24.1       Born outside United States 757 0.6
College or graduate school 5,683 16.5   Foreign born 5,202 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,115 3.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 770 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 74,458 100.0       Not a citizen 4,432 3.6
Less than 9th grade 10,147 13.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16,009 21.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 22,829 30.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,202 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,276 17.8   Europe 438 8.4
Associate degree 3,673 4.9   Asia 824 15.8
Bachelor's degree 5,800 7.8   Africa 59 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 2,724 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3,857 74.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.9 (X)   Northern America 24 0.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 113,682 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 93,456 100.0   English only 105,978 93.2
Never married 27,535 29.5   Language other than English 7,704 6.8
Now married, except separated 46,866 50.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,098 3.6
Separated 4,214 4.5   Spanish 5,917 5.2
Widowed 7,077 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,308 2.9
 Female 5,855 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 1,104 1.0
Divorced 7,764 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 408 0.4
 Female 4,609 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 550 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 282 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 123,339 100.0
           under 18 years 4,205 100.0     Total ancestries reported 90,621 73.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,962 46.7   Arab 27 0.0
        Czech¹ 23 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 21 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 87,554 100.0   Dutch 342 0.3
Civilian veterans 8,862 10.1   English 3,710 3.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 643 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 177 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,524 2.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 31,896 100.0   Greek 9 0.0
With a disability 3,130 9.8   Hungarian 78 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 67,872 100.0   Irish¹ 2,697 2.2
With a disability 20,617 30.4   Italian 597 0.5
 Percent employed 48.4 (X)   Lithuanian 23 0.0
No disability 47,255 69.6   Norwegian 52 0.0
 Percent employed 71.3 (X)   Polish 171 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 11,498 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 6,335 55.1   Russian 64 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,485 2.0
        Scottish 2,026 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 113,682 100.0   Subsaharan African 605 0.5
Same house in 1995 70,318 61.9   Swedish 201 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 40,677 35.8   Swiss 29 0.0
 Same county 26,714 23.5   Ukrainian 33 0.0
 Different county 13,963 12.3   United States or American 9,338 7.6
  Same state 8,258 7.3   Welsh 141 0.1
  Different state 5,705 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 94 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 2,687 2.4   Other ancestries 64,502 52.3
 
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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