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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Scotland 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 35,998 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,267 100.0   Native 35,540 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 734 7.1       Born in United States 35,281 98.0
Kindergarten 603 5.9           State of residence 25,891 71.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,896 47.7           Different state 9,390 26.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,153 21.0       Born outside United States 259 0.7
College or graduate school 1,881 18.3   Foreign born 458 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 243 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 218 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 22,563 100.0       Not a citizen 240 0.7
Less than 9th grade 2,189 9.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,264 18.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,651 29.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 458 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,499 19.9   Europe 165 36.0
Associate degree 1,364 6.0   Asia 94 20.5
Bachelor's degree 2,391 10.6   Africa 31 6.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,205 5.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 119 26.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.4 (X)   Northern America 49 10.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,380 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,512 100.0   English only 32,390 97.0
Never married 7,384 26.8   Language other than English 990 3.0
Now married, except separated 14,181 51.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 330 1.0
Separated 1,187 4.3   Spanish 622 1.9
Widowed 2,268 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 220 0.7
 Female 1,886 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 257 0.8
Divorced 2,492 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.2
 Female 1,463 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 71 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,998 100.0
           under 18 years 1,173 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,696 79.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 540 46.0   Arab 50 0.1
        Czech¹ 118 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,828 100.0   Dutch 141 0.4
Civilian veterans 3,292 12.7   English 1,972 5.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 322 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 62 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,673 4.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,033 100.0   Greek 11 0.0
With a disability 838 9.3   Hungarian 30 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,091 100.0   Irish¹ 1,279 3.6
With a disability 5,703 28.4   Italian 388 1.1
 Percent employed 47.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 14,388 71.6   Norwegian 64 0.2
 Percent employed 70.8 (X)   Polish 127 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,802 100.0   Portuguese 43 0.1
With a disability 1,932 50.8   Russian 50 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,813 5.0
        Scottish 1,144 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 23 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 33,380 100.0   Subsaharan African 151 0.4
Same house in 1995 19,628 58.8   Swedish 123 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,306 39.9   Swiss 9 0.0
 Same county 7,467 22.4   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 5,839 17.5   United States or American 3,537 9.8
  Same state 2,777 8.3   Welsh 89 0.2
  Different state 3,062 9.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 30 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 446 1.3   Other ancestries 15,441 42.9
 
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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