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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Vance 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 42,954 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,894 100.0   Native 41,495 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,039 9.5       Born in United States 41,419 96.4
Kindergarten 744 6.8           State of residence 34,544 80.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,680 52.1           Different state 6,875 16.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,099 19.3       Born outside United States 76 0.2
College or graduate school 1,332 12.2   Foreign born 1,459 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,031 2.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 259 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 27,360 100.0       Not a citizen 1,200 2.8
Less than 9th grade 3,367 12.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,374 19.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,367 34.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,459 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,726 17.3   Europe 34 2.3
Associate degree 1,591 5.8   Asia 128 8.8
Bachelor's degree 2,039 7.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 896 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,273 87.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.1 (X)   Northern America 24 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,882 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,014 100.0   English only 37,558 94.2
Never married 8,704 26.4   Language other than English 2,324 5.8
Now married, except separated 17,018 51.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,173 2.9
Separated 1,486 4.5   Spanish 1,954 4.9
Widowed 2,844 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,024 2.6
 Female 2,364 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 208 0.5
Divorced 2,962 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55 0.1
 Female 1,741 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 127 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 79 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 42,954 100.0
           under 18 years 1,219 100.0     Total ancestries reported 35,018 81.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 628 51.5   Arab 30 0.1
        Czech¹ 48 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 18 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,318 100.0   Dutch 248 0.6
Civilian veterans 3,277 10.5   English 2,582 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 133 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 60 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 906 2.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,284 100.0   Greek 37 0.1
With a disability 1,086 10.6   Hungarian 61 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,908 100.0   Irish¹ 1,353 3.1
With a disability 6,659 27.9   Italian 223 0.5
 Percent employed 49.2 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 17,249 72.1   Norwegian 29 0.1
 Percent employed 75.1 (X)   Polish 82 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 5,196 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 2,558 49.2   Russian 34 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 560 1.3
        Scottish 302 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 63 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 39,882 100.0   Subsaharan African 350 0.8
Same house in 1995 23,330 58.5   Swedish 57 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,824 39.7   Swiss 30 0.1
 Same county 9,540 23.9   Ukrainian 11 0.0
 Different county 6,284 15.8   United States or American 6,725 15.7
  Same state 3,795 9.5   Welsh 22 0.1
  Different state 2,489 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 48 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 728 1.8   Other ancestries 20,996 48.9
 
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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