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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Stokes 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 44,711 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,914 100.0   Native 44,027 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 645 6.5       Born in United States 43,836 98.0
Kindergarten 812 8.2           State of residence 34,080 76.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,914 49.6           Different state 9,756 21.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,380 24.0       Born outside United States 191 0.4
College or graduate school 1,163 11.7   Foreign born 684 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 405 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 189 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 30,598 100.0       Not a citizen 495 1.1
Less than 9th grade 2,930 9.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,278 17.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,269 40.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 684 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,259 17.2   Europe 219 32.0
Associate degree 2,016 6.6   Asia 58 8.5
Bachelor's degree 2,149 7.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 697 2.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 388 56.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.2 (X)   Northern America 19 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 41,833 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,493 100.0   English only 40,307 96.4
Never married 5,805 16.4   Language other than English 1,526 3.6
Now married, except separated 23,092 65.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 627 1.5
Separated 975 2.7   Spanish 1,131 2.7
Widowed 2,340 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 501 1.2
 Female 2,036 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 305 0.7
Divorced 3,281 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 102 0.2
 Female 1,701 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 53 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 44,711 100.0
           under 18 years 760 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,529 72.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 355 46.7   Arab 1 0.0
        Czech¹ 9 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 15 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,769 100.0   Dutch 538 1.2
Civilian veterans 3,996 11.8   English 4,553 10.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 498 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 176 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,371 9.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,345 100.0   Greek 72 0.2
With a disability 846 9.1   Hungarian 96 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 27,160 100.0   Irish¹ 3,489 7.8
With a disability 5,952 21.9   Italian 589 1.3
 Percent employed 59.1 (X)   Lithuanian 10 0.0
No disability 21,208 78.1   Norwegian 199 0.4
 Percent employed 79.7 (X)   Polish 292 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 5,028 100.0   Portuguese 29 0.1
With a disability 2,622 52.1   Russian 33 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 783 1.8
        Scottish 626 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 41,833 100.0   Subsaharan African 48 0.1
Same house in 1995 26,402 63.1   Swedish 98 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,138 36.2   Swiss 44 0.1
 Same county 6,599 15.8   Ukrainian 22 0.0
 Different county 8,539 20.4   United States or American 10,199 22.8
  Same state 6,575 15.7   Welsh 128 0.3
  Different state 1,964 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 293 0.7   Other ancestries 5,596 12.5
 
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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